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
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
Next week America and her citizens from across the globe will be celebrating the 4th of July, also known as Independence Day.
The 4th of July has been a federal holiday in the United States since 19...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