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Australia marks International Women's Day
Australia will celebrate International Women's Day on Monday as new data shows the gender wage gap has widened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women suffered disproportionate job losses when the pandemic hit, and their jobs returned on a more...

Climate change risk mitigation good for fiscal metrics
By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter. RESPONDING to climate change risks will benefit the Philippines in terms of debt servicing, as well as boost its credit rating, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said. “Joining the global effort to tackle the climate...

No need to rush vaccines: doctors
The head of the Australian Medical Association has questioned whether the Morrison government's October deadline for getting the entire population vaccinated against COVID-19 is too ambitious. Just doing the simple maths, AMA president Omar Khorshid...

COVID VACCINE: Cautious approach with (potential) catastrophic consequences? The tale of two allies: EU and UK.
We read with interest your news item (1) on Germany's difficulties with its Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine uptake. History is repeating itself here as the key component of any vaccine roll out is the trust between those promoting the vaccine and their population.

Halloween Festival Street Party

Halloween Festival hosted by the Manly Harbour Village Chamber of Commerce.  This is a great event that brings 1000s from around Brisbane to enjoy one of the biggest Halloween events and biggest Bayside event.  From 11am rides, food stalls and entertainment starts in Little Bayside Park and then from dusk Cambridge Parade Manly comes alive with ghosts and goblins who parade down the street.  So put on your best spooky outfits and join in or just come along and watch from the side. 
Over 100 market stalls.  From Midday on-water displays, 12.30pm School band stage opens and main stage at 1pm.


7pm is the Best Dressed Competition winner announcements. 
9pm Fireworks.


Their will be a special Movie in the Park on for the younger goblins. 'CoCo' (PG)  This is about an aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer” (IMDb).

 

This festival is a great family friendly event ends with a bang of fireworks.