The rest of the country uses daylight saving changes to remind them to check their smoke alarm battery… so what are Queenslanders to do? Easy! The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) are running their annual "Don't be a fool, Change your smoke alarm battery" campaign. Take action to potentially save the lives of your loved ones: change your smoke alarm battery on April 1.
It’s huge, it’s fun, and it goes for a month! The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back, with local and international acts, late-night rooms and even kids’ shows taking over the city. And it’s not all about the international stars and famous faces. Local rising stars can be seen for next to nothing – and sometimes even for actually nothing! Read reviews, follow the #MICF hashtag on Twitter and keep your ear to the ground for the next big thing!
Bonus Project tipoff! There’s a free, late-night show happening at St Ali Bar in South Melbourne from 11pm on Friday March 30 (tonight!). A huge lineup of local comics will preview their Festival shows – including faces familiar to Project fans, like Lawrence Mooney, Daniel Burt, Tommy Little and Jason Chong.
Perth is getting behind Earth Hour which is happening all around the world tomorrow. Turn off the TV and head to the open air cinema here Northbridge, where there’s a “Walk on the dark side” night bushwalk. In Freo there’s an Earth Hour street party. Click 'Perth' above to head to the Earth Hour website for more on how to get involved with Earth Hour!
The first ever Oz Comic-Con at the Adelaide Showgrounds is the ultimate pop-culture and fan expo, featuring multi-genre content from across the spectrum; from film and television stars to comic book and anime artists, gaming demonstrations and cosplay competitions, to portfolio reviews and creative workshops and master classes. Meet comic book writers, animators, and international film and TV stars (like Sean Austin from The Goonies and Lord Of The Rings) – and learn how to be a voice in an animated film!
This Sunday is Smile Day - Australia's Annual Fundraising Day for Clown Doctors! They do an amazing job every year putting a smile on the faces of sick kids right around Australia. You can support them by heading to Luna Park from 10am Sunday. The first 300 people to get there will get unlimited free rides! Happy Smile Day for Sunday, people!