My fixation with Australia began as a small child. I was convinced that the land down under was magical and filled with color, excitement, and amazing animals (we can thank to The Rescuers Down Under and Fern Gully for this). My mother also had a beautiful set of Australian Opals, so that helped fuel my imagination. A…
A judge in Sydney, Australia reportedly declared a mistrial after a sheriff in the courtroom said he saw the female jury foreperson flirting with the defendant. Sydney’s Daily Telegraph says the woman was accused of “flicking her hair, smiling, raising an eyebrow and nodding in a potentially suggestive manner at the…
Police in Sydney, Australia have stormed the Lindt Chocolate Cafe where self-described "sheikh" Man Haron Monis was holding dozens of people hostage, thus ending the siege that gripped horrified onlookers the world over for hours. But this was far from Monis's first run-in with the law.
An Australian judge is receiving a great amount of criticism for comments claiming that incest and pedophilia will become more acceptable over time just like gay rights.
Opera Australia has fired singer Tamar Iveri for a letter to the president of her home nation of Georgia posted on social media where she compared participants in a gay pride parade to human excrement.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Actor Brad Pitt arrives at the 'World War Z' Australian Premiere at the Star on June 9, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)
Competitors start the swim leg of the women's race at the ITU World Triathlon Series in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, April 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 09: Zac Efron arrives at the world premiere of 'The Lucky One' at Event Cinemas, Westfield Bondi Junction on April 9, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
Wax figures of actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are on display on the observation deck of Sydney Tower in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Madame Tussauds Sydney, due to open in May, is the thirteen attraction world wide and will feature over 70 wax figures.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 03: Sydney Mayor Clover Moore marches during the 2012 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on March 3, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
Sydney's gay community was dealt a horrible blow yesterday after a fire swept through one of the city's most prominent sex-on-premises venues. The owner of the establishment recounted the harrowing ordeal for a local news team: "I was speaking to the employee at that shop and I thought he said, ‘I can smell shit.'…
[Sydney, July 6. Sydneysiders participate in a world record attempt for the most people dancing in slippers in one place at Martin Place]