Australian BBQ Crispy Prawns | Jamie & Tobie

Happy Australia Day everyone! To celebrate, Jamie & Tobie are outside the Sydney Opera House cooking an incredible crispy prawn recipe on the BBQ. Juicy king prawns and smoky bacon wrapped croutons grilled on rosemary skewers and drizzled with a garlic infused oil and caramelised lemon. Fresh, simple and delicious wherever you are in the … Read more Australian BBQ Crispy Prawns | Jamie & Tobie

Australia: Retirement of HMAS Manoora

HMAS Manoora was retired on Friday 27th May in a ceremony at Garden Island, Sydney. The Australian White Ensign was lowered and handed to Commanding Officer, Commander Stephen Dryden, RAN. The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Russ Crane, AO, CSM, RAN, Commander Australian Fleet and Rear Admiral S.R. Gilmore, AM, CSC, RAN attended the ceremony. … Read more Australia: Retirement of HMAS Manoora

Cricket: Australia Win ODI in Hobart to go 2-0 Up

Australia went another step towards getting over their home Ashes 2010/11 humbling at the hands of England by recording their second victory in the second One Day International at Hobart, Tasmania. Led by a Shaun Marsh (110) century, Australia piled on 230 runs from 48.2 overs, before taking England out for just 184 in 45 … Read more Cricket: Australia Win ODI in Hobart to go 2-0 Up

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Win Series 3-1 With SCG Innings Victory

England have won the final Ashes 2010/2011 test match at Sydney’s SCG by an innings and 83 runs, giving them a 3-1 series victory in addition to the Ashes retention they had already secured. The series win is England’s first clear Ashes victory in Australia since 1986/87. England won this fifth and final test match … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Win Series 3-1 With SCG Innings Victory

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Close To Win in SCG

On the fourth day of the final Ashes 2010/2011 test match at the SCG, the match took the turn that has happened twice before this Australian summer, as England batted well to post a monster first innings total of 644 before bowling out 7 Australian batsmen. Australia finished the day on 213 for 7 second … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Close To Win in SCG

The Ashes 2010/2011: Cook and Bell Help England Close in on Series Win in SCG

At the end of the third day of the fifth and final Ashes 2010/2011 test at the SCG, in Sydney, Australian hopes of levelling the series looked to be forlorn, as England, aided by centuries from Alistair Cook (189) and Ian Bell (115) took a commanding first innings lead. England ended the day on 488 … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011: Cook and Bell Help England Close in on Series Win in SCG

The Ashes 2010/2011: Advantage England on Rain-Delayed Opening Day at Sydney

England have taken a marginal advantage on the opening day of the fifth and final The Ashes 2010/2011 test match at Sydney’s SCG, after reducing the hosts to 134 for 4 on a rain-hit day of cricket. Australia looked to have got the better of the periods when play was possible, as they put themselves … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011: Advantage England on Rain-Delayed Opening Day at Sydney

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Retain Ashes With Huge Win Over Australia at MCG

England have taken an unsurmountable 2-1 Ashes 2010/2011 series lead and, with only the Sydney test to play, therefore retain the Ashes they held going into this series following a crushing win in Melbourne’s MCG. England lifted the fourth Ashes 2010/2011 test match by an innings and 157 runs after bowling out Australia for just … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Retain Ashes With Huge Win Over Australia at MCG

Anne Ellegood to Curate Hany Armanious at 2011 Venice Biennale

Anne Ellegood is the Senior Curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and has been selected to curate the work of Sydney-based Egyptian-born sculptor Hany Armanious at the Australian Pavilion in the Giardini in June 2011 as part of La Biennale di Venezia. The 54th International Art Exhibition will run from June 4th to … Read more Anne Ellegood to Curate Hany Armanious at 2011 Venice Biennale

Airbus to Replace “Around 40” A380 Rolls Royce Engines

As many as 40 Rolls Royce engines on Airbus A380 planes may need replacing, according to Qantas chief executive, Alan Joyce. Speaking to journalists in Sydney, Mr Joyce said “We’ve been talking to Airbus and Rolls-Royce and we understand that the number is around 40 [engines to be replaced]… We’ll have a daily dialogue with … Read more Airbus to Replace “Around 40” A380 Rolls Royce Engines

Boxing Poll: Pacquiao v Mayweather or Haye v Klitschko, Which Fight is Biggest?

After this weekend saw boxing matches that included Haye v Harrison and Pacquiao v Margarito, the focus once more turned to two fights that are arguably the biggest in the game: Pacquiao v Mayweather and Haye v Klitschko. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jnr have long been battling to claim the mantle of “best pound … Read more Boxing Poll: Pacquiao v Mayweather or Haye v Klitschko, Which Fight is Biggest?

World Unites to Commemorate Armistice Day

Governments, citizens and armed forces around the world are preparing to pay tribute to those who died in the course of World War I & II. Armistice Day commemorates the signing of the peace treaty which marked the end of World War I on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month … Read more World Unites to Commemorate Armistice Day

Aviation: Qantas Grounds A380 After Engine Problems

A Qantas A380 aircraft operating QF32 from Singapore to Sydney experienced an engine issue soon after take off and returned to Singapore. As a result, Qantas has suspended scheduled A380 takeoffs until the reasons for the engine failure on the QF32 become clear. Passengers on affected flights will be accommodated on alternative flights. It is … Read more Aviation: Qantas Grounds A380 After Engine Problems

The Extremes of the Wine Industry – a synergy that can be a bumpy ride.

The recent announcement by Constellation Wines (aka BRL Hardy for Aussie folk) that it is cutting it’s operations in Australia by shutting down 3 of it’s 10 production facilities hasn’t really come as a suprise for many industry watchers. The drought, high Aussie dollar and inflation have all contributed to the company’s decision to downsize. … Read more The Extremes of the Wine Industry – a synergy that can be a bumpy ride.

Business: Thales Australia wins HMAS Newcastle Repair Contract

Thales Australia, part of the Thales Group (NYSE Euronext Paris: HO), has won the contract for scheduled repair and maintenance of HMAS Newcastle from the Defence Materiel Organisation. The contract is worth approximately $8.7 million and is anticipated to involve 100 Thales personnel with further support from subcontractors. Thales Group operates in 50 countries and … Read more Business: Thales Australia wins HMAS Newcastle Repair Contract