Tag: Christmas

Hundreds pack Special Children’s Christmas Party

Posted December 13, 2015 16:20:35 Photo: There were lots of characters on hand to greet guests at the Unique Children’s Christmas Party in Brisbane. Map: Brisbane 4000 Christmas has come early for thousands of children in Brisbane thanks to the efforts of hundreds of volunteers and almost a year of planning. The Unique Children’s Christmas…


Toy run riders set to spread Adelaide Christmas cheer

Posted December 12, 2015 12:47:24 Photo: In an array of colourful costumes, motorbike riders do their bit to brighten Christmas for disadvantaged children. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Map: Adelaide 5000 Thousands of motorcyclists will make their annual Christmas toy run through Adelaide and the Hills this weekend, with the charity event now in its 37th…


Christmas cards hung outdoors Parliament to mark 78 domestic violence deaths

Updated December 11, 2015 19:34:17 A string of 78 Christmas cards was hung on the lawns of Parliament Property today — a single card for every Australian woman who will not commit this Christmas with loved ones as the outcome of domestic violence. The symbolic gesture was element of a rally calling for greater Government…


Organizing bill debate stops for SA Parliament’s Christmas break

Posted December ten, 2015 20:03:46 South Australia’s Upper Home has refused to continue its debate on the Government’s controversial proposed preparing legislation and broken for its Christmas break. The Legislative Council has spent an added week debating the bill soon after the Government tried to push it through the Parliament. The bill, which aimed to…


Canberra family’s random act of Christmas kindness goes viral

Updated December 09, 2015 21:29:57 A Canberra family’s mission to teach their kids the correct meaning of Christmas by spreading very good cheer in their neighborhood has captured hearts on social media. This year Latoya and Ellie Marks decided alternatively of an having an advent calendar in the lead up to Christmas, they and their…


Social media answers Christmas card want of girl affected by arson

Posted December 09, 2015 19:05:48 Photo: Safyre Terry suffered burns to 75 per cent of her body soon after the fire. (Facebook: Safyre Schenectady’s Super Survivor) Map: United States A young girl who lost her entire family to arson two years ago has asked for 1 issue this festive season — Christmas cards. Safyre Terry’s…


Crab bridge helps Christmas Island critters beat the site visitors

By Angus Sargent Posted December 09, 2015 16:41:32 Photo: The specially constructed bridge is aimed at stopping the crabs acquiring crushed on the road. (Supplied: Kirsty Faulkner) Map: Christmas Island 6798 Christmas Island rangers have taken road safety to a whole new level with the construction of a “crab bridge” more than the island’s busiest…


Plan now to avoid loved ones rows at Christmas, psychologist says

Posted December 09, 2015 13:39:06 Now is the time to prepare if you want to avoid loved ones drama on Christmas Day, according to a top clinical psychologist. Professor Jane Fisher, who is director of analysis at Melbourne’s Jean Hailes Foundation, said while households normally hoped for “warmth and goodwill” when they gathered for Christmas,…


The lady who celebrates Christmas 365 days a year

Posted December 01, 2015 13:15:59 Photo: Jane Dawes enjoys being surrounded by Christmas all year round as a prop residence director. (612 ABC Brisbane: Jessica Hinchliffe ) Meet Mrs Christmas: a Brisbane decorator who has been organizing, celebrating and organising festive cheer each day of the year for a lot more than two decades. For…


Princess Mary bringing family home to Tasmania for Christmas

Posted November 28, 2015 11:09:14 Princess Mary of Denmark and her household will visit Tasmania for Christmas. A short statement from the Danish Royal Loved ones stated Hobart-born Princess Mary, her husband Crown Prince Frederick and their four children would celebrate the festive season with household in Hobart. The royal couple final visited Australia in…