La Mama Theatre vows to rebuild after fire destroys iconic Carlton venue

La Mama Theatre vows to rebuild after fire destroys iconic Carlton venue

Updated May 19, 2018 14:34:48 Photo: La Mama Theatre chief executive Liz Jones says the company will rebuild. (ABC News: Yvette Gray) Related Link: La Mama at 50 and Djuki Mala Staff at Carlton’s iconic La Mama Theatre have vowed to rebuild after a fire which destroyed its Faraday Street …

Body found at iconic beach spot ‘The Gap’ in WA’s south

Body found at iconic beach spot ‘The Gap’ in WA’s south

Posted May 17, 2018 19:02:53 Related Story: Rescuers fight through bee swarm after fatal crash Related Story: Tightrope walkers at Albany tourist spot spark police ire A man has died after falling off rocks into the ocean at The Gap near Albany. According to police, he was with a group …

Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are up for sale after retiring from the tracks

Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are up for sale after retiring from the tracks

Posted May 15, 2018 10:47:52 Photo: More that 200 retired trams are being stored at the Newport Railway Workshops. (Supplied: VicTrack) A piece of Melbourne’s history is up for sale and it can be yours for the bargain price of just $1,000. There are 237 trams enjoying their retirement at …

Iconic guitar maker Gibson files for bankruptcy protection

Iconic guitar maker Gibson files for bankruptcy protection

Updated May 02, 2018 08:12:20 Photo: Chuck Berry, pictured in 2009, performs with one of his Gibson guitars. (Reuters: Eric Gaillard) The maker of the Gibson guitar is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. The company, founded in 1894 and based in Nashville, Tennessee, has been …

Iconic Waltzing Matilda Centre rebuilt in Winton in outback Queensland

Iconic Waltzing Matilda Centre rebuilt in Winton in outback Queensland

Updated April 20, 2018 12:26:57 Video: The new Waltzing Matilda centre opens in Winton (ABC News) The outback Queensland town of Winton is rising from the ashes and positioning itself as an upmarket outback destination, with its key tourist attraction — the Waltzing Matilda Centre — now rebuilt after going …

Cargo ship crashes into iconic 18th century mansion in Istanbul

Cargo ship crashes into iconic 18th century mansion in Istanbul

Posted April 10, 2018 14:56:44 A cargo ship has crashed into a historic mansion on Istanbul’s Bosporus Strait, severely damaging the building. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said the Maltese-flagged cargo ship had a malfunction Saturday that disabled its rudder and caused it to lose control in the busy waterway. …

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Brexit: Franco-Dutch firm reportedly set to make Britain’s ‘iconic’ passports – Brexit: UK EU Referendum

Posted March 23, 2018 10:58:08 The blue British passports to be used after Brexit, hailed as an expression of “independence and sovereignty”, will be made by a Franco-Dutch firm, according to the boss of the English company which lost the contract to produce them. Key Points: A Franco-Dutch company reportedly …