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There’s a Mazda 3 to suit everyone

The Mazda 3 has long been one of Australia’s top-selling cars, thanks to good looks and build quality plus a host of variants to...

Flower crowns all the rage for spring racing

Spring is a busy time of year for florists, not only because of its abundance of blooms but because spring racing fever descends on...

Nissan QASHQAI is plain wonderful

Quite often the cars I get to test are the top-of-the-range versions and it’s easy to be dazzled by the nice seats and extras...

Better Loosen Up for food and wine festival

Retired racehorse Better Loosen Up will celebrate a second milestone this year. The gelding turned 30 in August and later this month will celebrate the...

Doorway to a new life in Australia

In Iraq, Bashar Yousif carved The Lord’s Prayer into stone using beautiful calligraphy. But since he moved to Australia two years ago, he’s not sure...

Thousands to celebrate Diwali in Mernda

An Indian festival that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil comes to Mernda for its second year next month. The...

Hilux still lifts above its weight

The Toyota Hilux DC SR5 is more truck than car. It’s big, has a grungy diesel sound, bounces around when empty and turns like...

Drawing on Red Hill’s elegance

It was years since I had been down to Red Hill and I was a little concerned the building boom that has transformed the...

Ford Australia’s post-build transformation underway

The changing of the guard at Ford Australia has begun with production of the right-hand-drive Mustang at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan as...

Mill Park dancer off to the US

A gruelling seven-hour audition in May for an international talent agency proved game- changing for dancer Daniel Camilleri. The 22-year-old from Mill Park was one...

Young flautist focused in one direction

Bubbly Stephanie Cosmano speaks passionately about her love for the flute – and One Direction’s Harry Styles. Like her boy band idol, the 13-year-old from...

Epping milliner gears up for the races

For Noela Langborne, no formal outfit is complete without some form of headwear. Yet the milliner of 10 years laments that the tradition of adding...

5 things to do around Hume and Whittlesea

From bike safety for kids to the Vietnamese Autumn festival, here's 5 things to do in September Help the kids ride safely Creeds Farm wants to bolster...

Toyota Yaris ZR: Big features in a small package

When you’re lucky enough to test-drive cars for a job you don’t usually have designs on something like a Toyota Yaris, But there’s something...

Tech talk: BenQ TreVolo portable speakers

In many years of writing about audio I have come across both good and bad electrostatic speakers, but what I have never encountered are...

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Pet adoptions on the rise

Shelters across Melbourne are reporting a surge in pet adoptions during lockdown, but are warning potential pet owners to remember that their pet will...