Cemeteries are growing in popularity as venues for dark tourism with small burial plots and large cemeteries alike becoming destinations for spook spectacle and historical intrigue.
As thousands lined the streets of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney this morning to watch the Invictus Games' cycling events, three competitors asked Prince Harry to sign a pair of budgie smugglers.
The reliance upon alcohol to attract visitors to country events, such as race meets and B&S balls, highlights Australia's attitudes towards drinking — but at what cost?
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she will wait for an expert panel's recommendations on music festival safety, following the arrests of 159 people attending the Listen Out Festival in Sydney this weekend for drug offences.
The NSW Government assembles an "expert panel" to advise on how to make music festivals safer after the deaths of two attendees at Defqon at the weekend — but if they endorse pill testing, the Premier says it will not be introduced.
Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, jailed for sending nearly 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, continues with her Australian speaking tour via video link after being denied a visa on "character" grounds.
Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, jailed for sending nearly 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, continues with her Australian speaking tour via video link despite not receiving permission to enter the country.
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie says a survey of Games attendees showed overwhelming support for the event, and "we did much better than some people thought".
Politicians from across the divide say more pill testing trials at music festivals will save lives, after 128 people made use of the first trial at Canberra's Goovin the Moo festival on Sunday.
Many attendees at Groovin the Moo Canberra, which is hosting the nation's first pill-testing trial today, say they are glad the service is available and several plan on visiting the stall.