From the Cape to the catwalk: Sharing Indigenous culture through fashion

From the Cape to the catwalk: Sharing Indigenous culture through fashion

Posted August 27, 2017 08:41:04 Video: Cairns fashion designers prepare for Melbourne Fashion Week (ABC News) Inside a cramped loungeroom in suburban Cairns, two women are nervously preparing for their first major fashion shows. The first is just days away at the prestigious Melbourne Fashion Week. They will then go on to represent Australia at the World Indigenous Fashion Week in the Seychelles in October. Designer Christy Van Der Hayden said they hoped to share the stories of Indigenous culture with the rest of the world. “I think it’s an…

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Survivor beauty sets a new course

Survivor beauty sets a new course

GLAMOROUS model Sarah Tilleke, who is one of the favourites on Australian Survivor, has moved to Melbourne after a brutal few weeks filming the show in Samoa. The 22-year-old model isn’t new to television — she came runner up on modelling reality show The Face in 2014, and found a fan in the star of that show, super model Naomi Campbell. The former Perth beauty, who is represented by top Australian modelling agency Vivien’s Model Management, said it made sense for her to move to Melbourne. “Pretty much after Survivor,…

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WA has yet another Lotto winner

WA has yet another Lotto winner

SPRING is just about sprung and one West Aussie has reason to believe it’s already here after scooping up the best part of $685,000 with a division one Lotto win tonight. The player was one of six nationally to have the six winning numbers of 45, 20, 11, 38, 27 and 15 and earned $684,957.29 for their troubles. It was WA’s 45th division one win of the year and comes after another lucky player from the state scored $4.8 million with a Set For Life win this week. That winner,…

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Kim Wall was a journalist most aspire to be

Kim Wall was a journalist most aspire to be

“We would work late on stories, but were always sure to take breaks with cat videos,” Annie Zak recalled of her time with Kim at Columbia Journalism School. “Kim always had good ones to share.” Like Annie and so many of our friends, I will miss laughing with Kim. I’ll miss her pings and emojis sent on WhatsApp (peace sign, palm tree, two pink hearts), her stories from her latest adventures, her style (I should’ve asked her how to tie my hair in a messy, cool bun) and her knit…

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Drew Morphett: Vale to a legend on air and behind the mic

Drew Morphett: Vale to a legend on air and behind the mic

Updated August 26, 2017 20:26:37 Photo: Drew Morphett had an uncanny ability to make people around him feel good. (ABC News) Related Story: Veteran sports broadcaster Drew Morphett dies My relationship with Drew Morphett started just like the relationship he had with a lot of you. As a sports-mad kid, I often wondered what the face of The Winners and the voice behind countless magical sporting moments was really like. I got my chance to find out on a chilly Sunday afternoon 14 years ago. Round 9, 2003. Sydney plays…

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