Maggie Beer’s Daughter Saskia Beer Dies ‘unexpectedly’ In Her Sleep Aged 46

Maggie Beer said her daughter died peacefully in her sleep on Friday night.


Mud Crabs A Delicacy For Those Heralding In Year Of The Rat

A fourth-generation professional mud crabber hauls in his bounty on the Macleay River for the Lunar New Year market.


Fire-affected Breweries In Australia Call On Cities For Support By Having A Beer

Fire-affected breweries in Victoria’s high country have jumped aboard a national campaign to support the country’s firefighters and fire-ravaged communities, as the area grapples with millions of dollars in economic losses this summer.


New Tech To Detect Smoke Taint Will Ensure The Quality Of Your Next Glass Of Wine

Winemakers across the country are worried about smoke taint, but new technology could help ease their anxiety and their businesses.


Japanese Sushi King Spends Millions On Tuna At Tokyo Auction

The boss of a celebrated Japanese sushi restaurant chain has bid a winning 193.2 million yen ($2.6 million) for a 276-kilogram tuna in the first auction of the new year at Tokyo’s Toyosu fish market.


Second Music Festival Cancelled As Bushfire Smoke Threatens People’s Health

Organisers of A Day on the Green cancel the music festival's concert at Rutherglen in Victoria's north-east to protect the health of patrons, artists and staff, as thick smoke from bushfires blankets


How A Penniless Italian Migrant Became A Supermarket Mogul

Tony Bernardi came to Australia with just a few pounds in his pocket and big dreams, but today he heads a regional grocery empire.


Christmas Meal ‘slop’ Served At Adelaide Nursing Home Prompts Outrage

An Adelaide nursing home concedes a meal consisting of baked beans and mashed potato served to aged care residents on Christmas day was short of expectations.

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‘it’s Crazy’: Boutique Alcohol Producers Pleading For Tax Relief

With millions of people set to enjoy Australian-made alcohol over the holiday period, producers say consumers are having to pay unnecessarily high prices because of exorbitant tax rates.


Fires Burning In Victoria’s East Are Behaving As If We’re In Summer Conditions Already

Emergency services urge East Gippsland residents to pay attention to fire warnings with a number of out-of-control bushfires burning across the region.

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