Events, Inspiration


CDP Theatre Producers are delighted to have federal government support through the RISE Fund to support the development of GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU. This financial support has enabled the company to bring to life a brand-new stage adaptation by Richard Tulloch of Sam McBratney’s beloved book which will be at the Seymour Centre on 15 & 16 December. In this dazzling new stage adaptation, children and their families will join the enchanting adventure of Little and Big Nutbrown Hare. This playful story of love and nature unfolds, with beautiful puppetry, music, and laughter as they discover the magic and…

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Events, Inspiration, What to do


As we head towards the end of the year, it’s time to celebrate with a wonderful Christmas in The Rocks! Heading into a festive period we all truly deserve, The Rocks is putting on an unmissable show of holiday fun. GRAB THE PERFECT GRAM AT THE ROCKS WONDERLANES To get Sydneysiders into the Christmas spirit, The Rocks will transform into a magical wonderland featuring fun, festive holiday Wonderlanes for the first time, with holiday cheer hidden down every cobblestoned path. Starting at Nurse’s Walk, dozens of elves have come in from all directions bringing Christmas magic to The Rocks. See…

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Kids, What to do

Sydney Opera House to open new venue: Centre for Creativity

Sydney – Tuesday 23 November, 2021. The Sydney Opera House will open its new Centre for Creativity on January 4, 2022 – a purpose-built home for hands-on creative experiences inside the world-renowned building.The Centre will significantly increase the breadth of year-round participatory performances, workshops and installations, in line with the Opera House’s commitment to engage new audiences on site, in schools, and in homes across Australia and the world.It’s one of the final projects in the Opera House’s Decade of Renewal, funded by the NSW Government, and is the first new dedicated programming venue to open in more than 20 years….

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Events, What to do

The QVB Unveils Australia’s Newest and Largest Indoor Christmas Tree

The Queen Victoria Building (QVB) is ushering in a new dawn this festive season unveiling a brand-new  Christmas tree for customers to enjoy. Inspired by Australia’s native Wollemi Pine, one of the world’s oldest  and rarest tree species, the new tree celebrates the iconic building’s uniquely Australian history.  At 20metres tall and suspended from the centre dome to create a unique experience from the ground level,  the new tree will assume the mantle of Australia’s largest indoor Christmas tree, replacing the famous Swarovski tree that graced the centre for the past 16 years. Accompanying it will be a programmed light …

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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Pauline Jongma

Pauline Jongma is the principal of the Dutch School in Sydney and is our local mum this week.   Where and how long have you lived in Sydney’s east? We moved from the Netherlands to Malabar 15 years ago with 3 children under the age of 4. The people in Malabar were very welcoming and the children had a great time at our local school which fostered a close-knit community. We have loved Malabar from the start. Three words that describe what it’s like to live in the eastern suburbs? Relaxed, paradise, beautiful community How many children? Two girls aged…

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Events, Health & Wellbeing


Stellar Ambassador line up for Sydney Coastrek 2022 An impressive line-up of women in the media are set to stride out in the annual Sydney Coastrek challenge next March, walking for mental health with a goal of raising $2million for Beyond Blue. Respected broadcaster, Jennifer Byrne, and Walkley Award winner Tracey Spicer AM will lead two Coastrek Ambassador teams and embark on a 12-week training program of mood enhancing hikes in preparation for their coastal adventure and are encouraging others to join them.  Byrne will lead her team – ‘Hunters and Gatherers’, which includes Body & Soul lifestyle writer, Angela Mollard;…

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