Archive for posts tagged with 'politics'



Watch an unknown Aussie actor shine as Barack Obama in Barry

Devon Terrell — a 24-year-old actor from Perth that we can safely say you have never heard of before now — is the…

Hamilton Pence


Alexander Hamilton’s latest duel is with Donald Trump

Broadway phenomenon Hamilton has become embroiled in an unlikely political controversy. Vice President-elect Mike…



Brisbane’s best American food

With all the hubbub about the Presidential election, it’s easy to lose sight of what really makes America great…


Brisbane Extra

Extended trading hours announced for Queensland

The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission has handed down a landmark ruling that will allow retailers in…

Queensland Theatre presents a Melbourne Theatre Company production – Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

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Queensland Theatre presents a Melbourne Theatre Company production – Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Disgraced puts contemporary attitudes towards politics, race and religion…

Girl holding globe

Health & Fitness

The best (and worst) countries to be a woman

The best thing about being a woman, according to a new report from Save the Children, is the prerogative to move to…

Trump Avengers


Trump and Clinton star in Marvel mash-up

Huw Parkinson, the guru of political mash-up videos from ABC’s Insiders team, is at it again. He's mashed up Donal…

Debra Messing


The cast of Will & Grace reunite to get out the vote

Will & Grace stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally have slipped back into their old…

Rob Katter

Your Say

Should Queensland be split into two states?

Queensland Parliament has voted against the idea of splitting Queensland into two states — but if Rob Katter has his way…

PDT Architects

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s Central station gets a new look

Brisbane’s Central station is getting a three-year, $67 million overhaul. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk…

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Norwegian pollie caught playing Pokémon Go during defence hearing

The rest of the world seems to be moving on from the Pokémon Go craze, but this prominent Norwegian politician is…

Neville Bonner Bridge

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s new bridge honours Indigenous pioneer

A new inner-city pedestrian bridge, to be built as part of the Queen’s Wharf project, will be named after…

Technical difficulties

Brisbane Extra

The funniest reactions to Australia’s #CensusFail

How could millions of Australians logging onto the same site at the same time have gone so wrong? As you surely know…

The Simpsons Trump


The Simpsons takes on Donald Trump

Everybody’s taken a shot at Trump during his Presidential campaign, but somehow, none of it seems to have slowed…

Cash for containers

Brisbane Extra

Queensland gets a cash-for-containers scheme

Queenslanders will soon be able to get a 10-cent refund for each bottle and can they recycle. The government has…

Michelle Obama and James Corden


Michelle Obama does Carpool Karaoke

James Corden took a spin around the White House grounds with the First Lady, and it was amazing. The duo kicked off…

Spice Girls Project Everyone


This Spice Girls cover has real Girl Power

On the 20th anniversary of the Spice Girls’ debut single, Wannabe, the track has been repurposed by a new…


Brisbane Extra

Where to find election day sausage sizzles in Brisbane

Another election weekend is here, so it’s time to get out of your PJs, drive down to your local polling booth and wait i…