Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Easter? Most people recognise it as a Christian holiday marking the resurrection of Christ, but this tradition has roots that were planted long before the emergence ...Read more
It might be widely recognised as the most romantic day of the year, but Valentine’s Day wasn’t always the gift-giving celebration of love that we all know and love. In fact, if any of the legends behin...Read more
Despite its relatively short history as a federated nation, Australia has been a known and occupied country for thousands of years. In fact, to tell the story of Australia Day, we must first trace our root...Read more
Different civilisations from across the globe have been celebrating the New Year for at least four millennia.
Today, for the most part, the New Year is celebrated on New Year’s Eve, which marks the end ...Read more
In Australia, Christmas is associated with the blazing heat of summer, the smell of meat cooking on the barbecue and backyard cricket – among other things.
However, the festive season looks very differe...Read more
Come 3.00 pm AEST on the first Tuesday in November, the whole nation will come together to watch one of the world’s most famous horse races – The Melbourne Cup!
Renowned for the racing, the fashion, t...Read more
Come Saturday, September 30, footy fans from across Australia will flock to the MCG in Victoria, or pile into their local sports bars and pubs to watch the ultimate decider in the AFL calendar – the 2017...Read more
Every year in September and October, tourists from all over the world flood into Munich in Germany to enjoy their annual Oktoberfest celebrations. Cities across the world, even as far away from Germany as ...Read more
In the first week of July each year, Australia celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures and communities, while acknowledging the valuable contributions they have made to our count...Read more
In 2016, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her milestone 90th birthday, and now Australia is gearing up to celebrate her 91st birthday in true royal style.
Born on April 21, 1926, Queen Elizabeth II spends ...Read more