The Sydney Opera House Says Thank You to the Brave Firefighters

Photograph by Ken Leanfore This past weekend, the Sydney Opera House illuminated its iconic sails in a show of support for everyone affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia. “We want to send a message of hope and strength, and importantly to thank the emergency services and volunteers for their incredible efforts and courage.” The photo by Ken Leanfore was shared across the Opera House’s social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). In a further effort to assist — and raise funds — the Opera House is also hosting a huge comedy gig on its steps and forecourt on Monday, March 16th, 2020. Called Comedy Steps Up for Bushfire Relief, the outdoor gala performance will see Arj Barker, Tim Minchin, Becky Lucas …

Nigel Farage attacks Harry and Meghan, jokes about ‘overweight’ Queen Mother

Exclusive: Brexit party leader labels Duke of Sussex terrifying while disparaging Queen Mother in Sydney CPAC speech Nigel Farage has derided the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for their irrelevant social justice and environmental campaigns while abusing Prince Charles and describing the late Queen Mother as an overweight, chain-smoking gin drinker, in an incendiary speech to an Australian rightwing political conference. Farages speech to Sydneys Conservative Political Action Conference from which media were barred ranged across his views on Brexit, media bias and the United Nations, but he reserved his fiercest condemnation for members of the royal family, including princes Charles and Harry, and the Queen Mother. The Brexit party leader was laudatory about the Queen an amazing, awe-inspiring woman, …