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Get Excited for the Sydney Festival 2021

Eliza Cusack The ground-breaking Sydney Festival is running from Wednesday January 6th to Tuesday January 26th and will involve 21 days of celebrating the best work from artists and companies. The festival will see over 130 events take place across the city, which includes 50 gigs in smaller venues. From First Nations performances, to open-air shows and the unveiling of the amazing new stage at Barangaroo, there is something for everyone.  One of the most talked about events is Sunshine Super Girl which involves a celebration of Wiradjuri woman and Australian tennis legend Evonne Goolagong’s inspiring life story. The...

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week

Regardless of when it is celebrated, NAIDOC Week is an event of national importance for all Australians. A week borne from a day of protest, NAIDOC Week each year reminds us of the ongoing aspirations of our communities as they continue the movement towards justice and equality. ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for Australia for over 65,000 years. Importantly, NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to come together to celebrate not only Indigenous achievement but the history, rich culture, and survival of the oldest continuing living...

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Musical Theatre Returns, with Kerri-Anne Kennerley

Eliza Cusack This month, Sydney Observer spoke with the multi-talented Kerri-Anne Kennerley, as she prepares for her role in Pippin premiering this month at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. The Tony-Award winning show is characterised by its death-defying acrobatics and tells the story of a young man who is at a crossroad in his life. Unsure if he should follow in the footsteps of his powerful father, or explore his own fate, the play is a coming of age story that viewers of all ages will enjoy. The Broadway show is described as a ‘play within a play’ and is...

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Small Business Month

Isabella Ross October, otherwise known as Small Business Month, is the time for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to seek expert advice to grow their business. NSW Small Business Month is run by the NSW Government, being the only dedicated festival for small business in the state. From the 1st to the 31st there will be a range of free and low-cost activities that Aussies can get involved in, some of which we have included below. There is no denying that 2020 has been a fraught time for SMEs who have been dealt with countless blows such as...

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Local Tennis Triumph

Eliza Cusack Team members (from left to right): Jake Delaney, Jeremy Bourgeois, Lawrence Robertson, Justin James, Jordan Smith, Blake Smith and Luke McDonald. The Grand Slam/Bisous Estate tennis team played in the finals at Naremburn on Saturday the 19th of September, beating Voyager convincingly. Sydney Badge is the most prestigious and oldest running tennis competition in the Sydney metro area and has been running since 1912. Justin James, Troy McDonald, Luke McDonald and Stuart Tompson have been mates for 20 years and have come together to create the team and most importantly, an amazing atmosphere for players and spectators. Team...

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