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Roller Derby Rolls into Australia

LA Roller Derby Comes to Australia Roller Derby Gets Extreme in Sydney Australia It's not just Roller Derby, apparently. It's the world's first Roller Derby Extreme (RDX) and it's bringing banked track roller derby back to Australia after 30 years. It was my first...

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Ballet at Qualia Australia

The Australian Ballet's ‘Pas de deux in Paradise’ is being performed at Qualia, Hamilton Island from 16 to 18 November 2012. Now in its fifth year at qualia, this event provides the unique opportunity to go ‘behind the scenes’ with The Australian Ballet, as well as...

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Australia’s Rock Star Ayer’s Rock

  The King of Australia's Outback   A commotion was spreading throughout the cabin as the captain announced that we will soon be reaching our destination. “Before I put on the seat-belt sign, ladies and gentlemen, if you are fortunate enough to be sitting on the left...

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The Rocks Village Bizarre hosts Friday night adventures

The Rocks is Sydney's oldest European settlement at the foot of the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge. Today, The Rocks is one of the most popular place for dining and shopping, with the weekly weekend markets selling everything from collector items to locally made...

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Tennis Escape on Australia’s Hayman Island

(LOS ANGELES, CA; September 21, 2012) – Hayman, Australia’s celebrated private island destination in the Great Barrier Reef, presents tennis for experienced players and beginners, including clinics and matches operated by professional organization, Peter Burwash...

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Hopping to Brisbane, Australia

My great-great Uncle Edward was the son of a freed slave and an English woman. Since his racial make up wasn’t easily discernible, and being black limited his opportunities, he decided to leave his family in Bermuda and go where no one knew him, and he would not have...

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Australia’s 12th Annual Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster

(Perth, Australia, April 27, 2012) — From Friday, May 25 to Sunday, June 3, 2012, thousands will gather in Kununurra for the Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster to celebrate East Kimberley life with an abundance of events and activities. Highlighting its extraordinary...

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Exclusive Tasmanian Resort Introduces New Summer Offerings

COLES BAY, TASMANIA (February 28, 2011) – As Tasmania enjoys its bright and blissful  summer weather, Saffire Freycinet invites visitors to celebrate the season with its exclusive experiences unique to Tasmania. Offering a broad range of activities featuring...

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