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22 February 2016

Seahorses of Sydney Harbour

Seahorses Sydney Harbour
Seahorses Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour is known for its iconic Opera House, Bridge, beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle. What many do not realise is that the world beneath is full of fascinating creatures and history. There are gems such as Port Jackson sharks… Read more »

Sydney Harbour is known for its iconic Opera House, Bridge, beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle. What many do not realise is that the world beneath is full of fascinating creatures and history. There are gems such as Port Jackson sharks… Read more »

18 February 2016

Manly Wharf’s Little Penguins

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manly-little-penguins

Manly is the home to some of the cutest creatures in the world – little penguins! They’re the only mainland breeding colony in NSW and are pretty iconic in the local Manly area, living at Manly Wharf.  Reports of Manly’s… Read more »

Manly is the home to some of the cutest creatures in the world – little penguins! They’re the only mainland breeding colony in NSW and are pretty iconic in the local Manly area, living at Manly Wharf.  Reports of Manly’s… Read more »

17 February 2016

Sydney Opera House Seal

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Opera House Seal 702 ABC Sydney John Donegan

The next time you’re wandering around the Sydney Opera House, take a peek at the steps just by the waterfront. While performers generally use the inside theatres to display their art, a furry friend from New Zealand performs outside. For the… Read more »

The next time you’re wandering around the Sydney Opera House, take a peek at the steps just by the waterfront. While performers generally use the inside theatres to display their art, a furry friend from New Zealand performs outside. For the… Read more »

Port Jackson Sharks in Sydney Harbour

Taronga Port Jackson Sharks
Taronga Port Jackson Sharks

When some people think of sharks, they think of terrifying grey masses lurking beneath, ready to kill. Films like ‘Jaws’ don’t help the cause for these misunderstood marine animals. The Port Jackson shark isn’t the dark creature that many think… Read more »

When some people think of sharks, they think of terrifying grey masses lurking beneath, ready to kill. Films like ‘Jaws’ don’t help the cause for these misunderstood marine animals. The Port Jackson shark isn’t the dark creature that many think… Read more »

6 January 2016

Sydney Festival Archives

Sydney Festival archives
Sydney Festival archives

Sydney Festival has played a huge role in Sydney’s arts, music and culture over the years. In fact, the Festival is turning 40 this January and the wonderful team have curated and created a lineup bigger and better than ever,… Read more »

Sydney Festival has played a huge role in Sydney’s arts, music and culture over the years. In fact, the Festival is turning 40 this January and the wonderful team have curated and created a lineup bigger and better than ever,… Read more »

The Top 10 Free Events at Sydney Festival 2016

performs on the main stage during day 2 of the 2010 Free Press Houston Summerfest at Eleanor Tinsley Park in Houston, Texas.
performs on the main stage during day 2 of the 2010 Free Press Houston Summerfest at Eleanor Tinsley Park in Houston, Texas.

Sydney Festival is turning 40 this year, and boy do they know how to throw a party. This year, the Festival boasts a huge 40 free events around Sydney this summer. We’ve picked our top 10 free events that you really… Read more »

Sydney Festival is turning 40 this year, and boy do they know how to throw a party. This year, the Festival boasts a huge 40 free events around Sydney this summer. We’ve picked our top 10 free events that you really… Read more »

5 January 2016

History of Ferrython :: Sydney Festival

Ferrython Sydney Festival
Ferrython Sydney Festival

Ferrython is the longest-standing event in Sydney Festival’s 40-year history, with the very first race taking place in 1979. This free event celebrates Sydney’s love for the harbour and its commuter ferries, encouraging Sydneysiders to flock to the foreshore to… Read more »

Ferrython is the longest-standing event in Sydney Festival’s 40-year history, with the very first race taking place in 1979. This free event celebrates Sydney’s love for the harbour and its commuter ferries, encouraging Sydneysiders to flock to the foreshore to… Read more »

Take a trip to Parramatta this summer for Sydney Festival

Summer Nights at Prince Alfred Square Sydney Festival 2016
Summer Nights at Prince Alfred Square Sydney Festival 2016

A picturesque ferry down the Parramatta River is the only thing between you and Sydney Festival’s vibrant Parramatta program. It’s an exciting line up of humour, heart, art and whimsy as Parramatta becomes a playground for the imagination and plays host to some… Read more »

A picturesque ferry down the Parramatta River is the only thing between you and Sydney Festival’s vibrant Parramatta program. It’s an exciting line up of humour, heart, art and whimsy as Parramatta becomes a playground for the imagination and plays host to some… Read more »

21 December 2015

Top 5 #SydFest Moments on Darling Harbour

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Australians love the water and so does Sydney Festival. Over the years we’ve brought entertainment in, around and on Darling Harbour. There’s plenty of magical moments in there, but we picked five of the best. Rubber Duck It was an… Read more »

Australians love the water and so does Sydney Festival. Over the years we’ve brought entertainment in, around and on Darling Harbour. There’s plenty of magical moments in there, but we picked five of the best. Rubber Duck It was an… Read more »

7 December 2015

Christmas in Sydney :: Free Things To Do

Santa on Stage
Santa on Stage

Sydney homes are soon to be overflowing with mangoes, pavlova, the smell of pine, water fights, cold prawns and ham! The southern hemisphere may do Christmas a little differently to our snow-covered northern neighbours, but there’s no lack of Christmas spirit oozing… Read more »

Sydney homes are soon to be overflowing with mangoes, pavlova, the smell of pine, water fights, cold prawns and ham! The southern hemisphere may do Christmas a little differently to our snow-covered northern neighbours, but there’s no lack of Christmas spirit oozing… Read more »

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