Paul Kelly’s performance at the Sydney Opera House forecourt was a masterclass in musicianship

Paul Kelly’s performance at the Sydney Opera House forecourt was a masterclass in musicianship

THAT Australian musical treasure Paul Kelly conducted a full house choir of adoring fans for his opening Sydney Opera House forecourt concert. But that was after he bewitched them into silence when he kicked off the special night with an acoustic rendition of the title track of this year’s album Life Is Fine, the first No. 1 record of his four decade career. Camera IconPaul Kelly waves to the crowd at the Sydney Opera House forecourt. Picture: Darren Leigh RobertsPicture: News Corp AustraliaAhead of the ARIA awards next week where…

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England gets some consolation with Twenty20 Ashes win in Canberra

England gets some consolation with Twenty20 Ashes win in Canberra

Updated November 19, 2017 18:39:11 Photo: England have a chance to win the mini-series within the Ashes series if they take the next Twenty20 match. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Australia’s batting line-up crumbled in pursuit of a modest target to lose the second women’s Ashes Twenty20 clash to England by 40 runs in Canberra on Sunday. After retaining the Ashes two days ago with a comprehensive Twenty20 victory in Sydney, only opener Alyssa Healy passed 20 as Australia were bowled out for 112 in pursuit of 153 to win at Manuka…

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'Just disgusting': Outrage after man paints over George Michael mural

'Just disgusting': Outrage after man paints over George Michael mural

Updated November 19, 2017 11:11:37 Video: Man paints over George Michael mural in Sydney (ABC News) Related Story: Outrage, disappointment over lewd Abbott, Pell mural on Sydney pub A man filmed painting over a George Michael mural in Sydney’s inner-west yesterday has been issued with a court attendance notice. Key points: It is the second time in as many days the mural has been targeted In the video, the man says: “I’m defending my religion” The incident comes in the wake of the SSM postal survey announcement The artwork, on…

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Floods: How to stay safe when disaster strikes

Floods: How to stay safe when disaster strikes

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England sees off PNG to advance to World Cup semi-finals

England sees off PNG to advance to World Cup semi-finals

Posted November 19, 2017 18:26:25 Photo: England were not always convincing in their execution but ran out easy winners over PNG. (AAP: Julian Smith) England has marched into a Rugby League World Cup semi-final showdown with Tonga after an unconvincing 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea in Melbourne. While winger Jermaine McGillvary set up the victory with two first-half tries, England coach Wayne Bennett will be fuming with his side’s woeful completion rate. The northern hemisphere heavyweights crossed for seven tries but only managed to complete 25 of 45 sets…

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