Lunar New Year Banquet at Spice Temple

Ring in the Year of the Tiger with auspicious dishes like longevity noodles with XO, raw tuna prosperity salad, sweet glutinous rice balls and more. Spice Temple executive chef Andy Evans and head chef Joshua Kerr think we’re going to need all the luck we can get in 2022, which is why they’ve designed a … Read more

COVID-19 hospitalizations drop as Victoria records 12,755 cases, 39 deaths

Victoria has recorded another 12,755 COVID-19 infections and 39 deaths overnight, while the number of people hospitalized with the virus has fallen back below 1000. Hospitalizations have dropped overnight to 988, down from 1057 yesterday. Of the patients, 114 are in intensive care and 40 are on a ventilator. Health Minister Martin Foley said the … Read more

Watch Charlie the penguin learn to swim at Sydney Sea Life Aquarium | Boorowa News

news, national, Given the species is famous for its underwater abilities, it seems absurd that a penguin would need swimming lessons. Three-month-old Charlie the gentoo penguin, though, has just begun her poolside education having this month jumped into the Sydney Sea Life Aquarium waters for the first time. “She’s just undergone a process called fledging, … Read more

Freshen up with art at the festival

Simpson Myers says that reconnecting with the community has been an enjoyable part of organizing an art festival at the Wyndham. Myers is the grant and funding manager for RedWest, a cooperative for creatives and artists in the West. RedWest is hosting WHERE IN WYNDHAM: A Slow Festival of the Arts, which runs until March … Read more

William’s incredible gesture: Canberra boy to climb Mount Kosciuszko in memory of his sister | The Canberra Times

news, local-news, William Potts is like most six-year-olds – full of beans, loves to kick the footy, is excited about holiday visits to the zoo and, next week, going back to school. What distinguishes him from most other children his age is a keen sense of empathy and an understanding that sometimes you have to … Read more

One in three COVID-19 deaths in geriatric care

About a third of COVID-19 deaths in Australia this year have occurred in elderly care, with more than half of all NSW facilities battling outbreaks. Elderly care has reported 415 deaths to federal authorities since Dec. 31, including 207 in NSW and 84 in Queensland. Southern Australia’s nursing home reported 68 deaths, while 57 lives … Read more

Five teens arrested after Truganina pursuit

Five teenagers aged between 13 and 18 have been arrested and charged after they were allegedly caught driving a stolen vehicle in Truganina on Thursday, January 27. The car was allegedly stolen from a fitness center in Brunswick earlier in the evening. The Police Air Wing was called in and followed the car as it … Read more