Goodrem prevails in The Hague

By Allan Povah The full bench of the International Criminal Court (ICCt) in The Hague, has handed down a decision in the case Goodrem vs World Health Organization (WHO) over trademark violation, and damages associated with lost income, anguish and heartbreak. Over a gruelling two-week hearing Waleed Aly QC, appearing for Goodrem, eviscerated WHO officialsContinue reading “Goodrem prevails in The Hague”

Delta to sue WHO

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Delta Goodrem, iconoclastic songstress and displaced team-leader on ‘The Voice’, has filed suit in the International Criminal Court (ICCt) over trademark violations. Ms Goodrem was putting the finishing touches on her latest album ‘Variant’, when she heard the announcement from WHO’s Covid-19 technical lead, Maria Van Kerkhove, that the B.1.617.2 strain wouldContinue reading “Delta to sue WHO”

November 2018 Classifieds

Looking For Love Any Asian woman in Cooktown or Cow Bay areas. Wanna talk about conceptual art and shrieking? I’ll be playing gigs up there this weekend and would be keen to meet up. Or you can hang around and annoy the boys and we can go for cake. Contact me @winston Wanted Experienced hardwareContinue reading “November 2018 Classifieds”

A conversation with Delta Goodrem

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Dame Delta Goodrem is an Australian icon. Singer, pianist, button-presser and scud-tamer. There is no limit to the breadth of her talent Dame Delta sat down for a chat with Shirley Higgins-Croft at Villa Romana in Cairns. SHC: Dame Delta, it is such a great honor toContinue reading “A conversation with Delta Goodrem”

A conversation with the Song Doctor

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Though he is hardly a household name, Sir Eric Murray, the Song Doctor, (above) is a legend of the music industry. He has contributed as uncredited songwriter on more than fifty number one hits and has saved many well known songs from the discount rack of history.Continue reading “A conversation with the Song Doctor”

Pharrell triumphs at paintball in Tabloid Series

By Shirley Higgins-Croft A group of International creative arts luminaries descended upon Kuranda this past weekend for the latest round in the Tabloid Sports and Partying World Series. Guillaume Emmanuel de Homem-Christo won the event overall and he heads the leader board having gained a first place medallion for both the Waterboarding Freestyle, and theContinue reading “Pharrell triumphs at paintball in Tabloid Series”

WBU academics claim to have a cure for GAS

By Paolo Zupp William Bligh University academics have announced that they have developed a treatment for the insidious syndrome that has dogged musicians since the dawn of rock ‘n roll. GAS – Guitar Acquisition Syndrome (more recently generalised to Gear Acquisition Syndrome and also known as Perceived Guitar Personality Disorder) is the debilitating condition inContinue reading “WBU academics claim to have a cure for GAS”

‘Song Doctor’ wows music fans at Smithy

By Destiny Givens Last night at the Smithfield Cultural Centre, Eric ‘Song Doctor’ Murray gave a public lecture detailing some of his more famous collaborations. Locals were thrilled with his stories about how, with a little bit of expertise, songs that were destined for the scrap-heap became massive hits. “Sometimes I’m more of a counselorContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ wows music fans at Smithy”