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  • Website Launch: Wickham Face to a Name
    Website Launch: Wickham Face to a Name

    The Lord Mayor and Councillors of Newcastle City Council invite you to the launch of the Wickham Face to a Name website. The Honour Roll was created to commemorate those students and teachers of Wickham Superior Public School who served in WWI.

  • Aussie Word of the Week
    Aussie Word of the Week

    Each week the Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus online feature a new 'Aussie Word of the Week'. Discover unique words to add to your slang repetoire or the colloquial meanings of familiar words.

  • Win a Bedroom Makeover in Hogwarts’ House Colours!
    Win a Bedroom Makeover in Hogwarts’ House Colours!

    To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets', Bloomsbury Australia is launching a competition to win a bedroom makeover in the Hogwarts’ House Colours. To enter, draw a picture of your own magical bedroom.

  • Chilling Films for Friday the 13th!
    Chilling Films for Friday the 13th!

    Get spooked for Friday the 13th with top films from Kanopy's Horror and Thriller Collection. Stream these films and others from Kanopy's special collections anywhere, anytime on your preferred device. 

  • July Good Reading Out Now!
    July Good Reading Out Now!

    Venture across the Pacific with David Whish-Wilson in 'The Coves', whip up a tasty recipe from Anna Polyviou’s 'Sweet Street', read about Emma Harcourt's rebel grandmother in 'Shanghai Wife', and catch an interview with Aoife O’Clifford on her much-anticipated new novel 'Second Sight'.

  • FIFA World Cup: do you know these soccer terms?
    FIFA World Cup: do you know these soccer terms?

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter finals are here, so Macquarie Dictionary Online are taking a look at some soccer terms to help you better understand the finer points of the beautiful game. First off, is it soccer or football?