Being sacked or suspended for an unwise social media post could happen to anyone. If an old social media post is found and perceived as offensive, or is against an employer’s social media policy, you may lose your job. CyberSafety Lady Leonie Smith has the rundown on what is social media etiquette.
Modern contemporary Western lifestyle robs us of the opportunity to simply be in the moment. Even the government is recognising the importance of creativity and the arts in our fast growing technological world, by granting funding for all school aged children to pursue outside creative art activities.
Architect designed to embrace the modern ideal of free-flowing light filled spaces, relaxed luxury and seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining, this state-of-the-art freestanding residence delivers the ultimate luxury lifestyle package. Placed on easycare lawns with outlooks to the harbour and extensive northerly views, it enjoys peace and privacy in a premier coastal location.oreroom, 320sqm on title, pet-friendly.
Set to a panoramic city and harbour backdrop with district views to the north, this soon-to-be-complete executive town home provides the ultimate in low maintenance luxury living. Soaring across three floors and embraced by wide terraces and landscaped gardens, its peaceful leafy setting is within a stroll of Fairlight Village and only a short breath away from Manly Beach.
‘The Dream Wedding': everyone's got one, everyone's pictured it, been putting together bits of movies and mental mood boards in the background, for years. We know there's a million and one wedding guides out there, and a million more suppliers and vendors clamouring to provide for your big day... but COVERED. presents the best of everything weddings, right here on the beaches.
A recent night tour of the Old Melbourne Gaol reaffirmed my suspicion that Australians have an unshakable fascination with the history of its crooks, in particular our infamous bushrangers. Of no surprise, Ned Kelly was the primary talking point on the tour. Such was life for Kelly, that he met his demise in November of 1880 at the hands of the hangman.
Moving into a new home is an exciting prospect. Unless, of course, you’re moving into a freezer. We don’t mean that in the literal sense, but if you’re buying a property in winter, it’s essential that you make sure everything is as warm as can be from the get-go. So what steps do you need to take to save some money during the chillier months? LJHooker Dee Why has the answers.
The revamp of LJ Hooker Newport has been a few months in the making, with a brand-new office space slated for redesign. With some fresh faces on the scene, here’s the lowdown on their stylish ‘concept branch’.
The historical Manly Pavilion is positioned in Manly Cove, just minutes from the iconic Manly Wharf.The stunning heritage listed venue is one of Sydney Harbour’s truly unique treasures, making this the perfect place to make your own history on your special day.
Einstein once said: “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Wise words considering imagination opens the gateway to possibilities, ambition and from a very early age, helps children understand the world around them. That’s where Kids Club Northern Beaches comes in, bringing the play to meet your kids’ imagination.
Consistency, flavour, innovation. That’s what it takes to be the best coffee roaster in Australia. And for Danes Specialty Coffee, the AICA Champion Australian Roaster for two years running, now is a time of anniversaries, gold medals and new ventures.
The complexities of running a small business should not be underestimated and the knowledge and processes involved require an array of skills. The Northern Beaches Community College offers courses that can help organise and develop small businesses and ensure they have all the structures they need in place.
Northern Beaches Secondary College is bringing out the next generation of masters in timber. COVERED. visited NBSC Freshwater Senior Campus to discover the secret behind it: teacher and furniture designer Ben Percy.
What’s a good winter meal, if not hearty and flavourful? Criniti’s menu is wholesome sized and produce-driven, innovating to create fun, fresh flavours and creations. COVERED. found out what’s new for the restaurant’s morning and lunch visitors.
The Italian Room’s almost hidden facade on The Strand in Dee Why is simple, uncomplicated and personal. These are just a few ways of describing the level of service boasting genuine human interaction, with the team from The Italian Room, who strive to be a vital link in the community serving up delicious food.
It might be coming to the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop thinking about your health, wellness and more importantly, surf fitness. After all, you don’t want to be heading back into the water mid-October with ‘spaghetti arms,’ do you? Celebrity trainer Shannan Ponton is here to help, with his tips on how to stay fit, healthy and active in the surf.
As kids, we’re all taught and conditioned to dream of that ‘fairytale love’. The kind that you first see in Disney films, before you move on to rom-coms, pushing you out into the world dreaming of that perfect day. The good news is, at world-class venue Miramare Gardens, anything is possible.
Manly Skiff is that classic waterside venue that you know and love. It’s your easy staple for when you want to impress guests from out of town, or when you feel like a special, spontaneous dinner with your nearest and dearest. But change is on the menu: two hatted head chef Shane Davey told COVERED. what diners could expect in the winter months.
There is no doubt that we live in a pressurised world when it comes to looking and feeling the best. Style, fashion and beauty are inevitably wrapped up in what was once the simple business of exercising. With forty years fitness experience, Jill Healy-Quintard from Body & Balance has been very much part of the evolution of where it is today.
Bring on the warming soups and comforting casseroles, roast veggies and hearty desserts. Winter is here and Harbord Growers has you sorted for coming months, with an abundance of fruit and vegetables now in season.
Hailing from Byron Bay, Australia, four-piece electronic masterminds TORA have announced a run of east coast tour dates in support of their upcoming sophomore album “Can’t Buy The Mood” (out August 9th).
PIXIES, one of the most influential alternative rock bands of all time, are bringing their mammoth world tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2020 – Come On Pilgrim… It’s Surfer Rosa. Pixies’ debut releases - the electrifying 1987 EP Come On Pilgrim and 1988’s debut full-length album, Surfer Rosa - brought rise to a new genre and defined contemporary music for a generation.
The Fabric of Life is a group exhibition of makers and creatives who express themselves artistically through tapestry, weaving, basketry, beading, sewing, embroidery, felting, knitting and constructing new forms from natural materials.
Classic Aussie indie rock outfit The Jezabels have recently wrapped their nation-wide Corona Sunsets tour. COVERED. sat down with Heather Shannon to find out what she got up to, before the band’s long awaited return to the live music scene.
The VANNS are gearing up for a massive second half of 2019 with the release of their striking new single, ‘Mother’. Taken from their long-awaited debut album, The VANNS have served up another slice of commanding indie rock and roll, further solidifying their status as one of the east coast’s most exciting bands.
Melbourne’s Dinosaur Beard has returned with a new slice of glossed out sounds in ‘Dialect Drum’; as the first release from the artist - AKA songwriter Adam Finnegan - for 2019, ‘Dialect Drum’ carries the listener along in comfort, dripping with charm and hazy flair.
May is proving to be a heady month for Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, as the release of their new album - And Now For The Whatchamacallit - coincides with their global tour dates, currently taking the band through Europe, the UK, Australia and North America.
Responsible for some of Melbourne’s wildest and most intoxicating club sessions, Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir return, brandishing a new live experience alongside the release of their latest work, a striking realisation of the Fleetwood Mac cover, ‘DREAMS’.
Oly Sherman voices engages from the onset. The indie folk songwriter has already been captivating audiences since his 2017 debut with a charming stage presence and approach to his craft; now he returns, with a beautiful new single, ‘Bones’.
Emerging fast as one of Victoria’s freshest new voices in R&B is Maya Rose. With her debut single, ‘See You Again’, the vocalist brings depth in tone and range to the table, resulting in a striking offering.
Fusing colourful melodies with yearning indie-rock vocals, GOSH are back with a new single that is ready to pull heartstrings and encourage anthemic sing-alongs with their latest offering, ‘Never Lose You’.
Sydney songwriter William O’Donohue aka Runaway Mornings has marked an impactful return in 2019 with a stunning new effort in new single, ‘In The Cold’. The latest from the North Shore artist brims with excitement looking ahead to a new year of material.
Sydney songwriter East Denistone has made a beautiful return for 2019 with his new single, ‘River’. A fitting continuation of the swirling indie sounds he presented on its predecessor ‘Amongst Taller Trees’, ‘River’ takes another step in unveiling an enticing and enigmatic artist emerging out of Australia’s east coast.
Sydney songwriter Jackson Carroll opens up and bares all with debut single ‘Holy Hell’ - a perfect piece of indie music that introduces the listener to a young songwriter exploring an unapologetically emotional musical terrain.
Incorporating clever combinations of pop and R&B instrumentation with undeniable vocal charm, Melbourne duo FRANCO return with confidence, dropping new single ‘MONEY OVER MATTER’ as well as their highly anticipated debut self-titled EP.
The ICMS Open Day 2019, scheduled to take place at ICMS Manly campus on Sunday, 11 August, between 10am and 2.30pm, will inspire and inform prospective students and their families. Events include addresses by Mark Bouris (AM) and Samantha Wills.
A local community fundraiser will be inspired by Indigenous women who through their personal experiences, will teach us about Indigenous art and culture and showcase how they have transferred this into contemporary fashion.
Locals know and love the iconic annual Northern Beaches Pub2Pub Charity Fun Run & Festival organised by Rotary Club of Brookvale, now in its 27th year… but the profile of the event is also growing exponentially overseas.
Harbord Diggers is proud to announce that it’s the first registered club in Australia, and indeed one of the biggest venues on the Northern Beaches, to be recognised by the Surfrider Foundation as an accredited ‘Ocean Friendly’ venue.
Actor, writer and Northern Beaches good guy Richard Roxburgh has donated a very special auction item to this year’s Northern Beaches Women’s Shelter’s (NBWS) Gala Fundraiser: the voice of his belovedcharacter, the incorrigible barrister-turned-unlikely (and unwilling) Senator Cleaver Greene, from the Tv Show Rake .
The VISSLA Sydney Surf Pro 2019, signalled the end of the G.O.A.T's long hiatus of competition surfing at Manly Beach. Featuring a one-on-one interview with Kelly himself and some of our great partners who assisted us to make the event happen.
Australian coffee roasters, Danes, have just been awarded the Champion Australian Roaster of the 2019 International Coffee Awards (AICA). This is their second time winning the award after initially claiming the title last year.
Taking inspiration and shape from the scenic coastline of the Northern Beaches, the Harbord Diggers is giving back to the place it calls home by putting sustainable and eco-friendly solutions into place as part of the clubs’ holistic plan.
Harbord Diggers is celebrating Australia Day this year with a jam-packed long weekend full of sport, live entertainment and family fun, as well as a chance to bowl with one of Australia’s greatest cricketing icons, Andrew Symonds.
Northern Beaches Council is celebrating the 20th year of the Northern Composure band competition. The largest and longest-running youth band competition in the area, it offers musicians local exposure as well as invaluable stage experience.
Visual artists and writers are being invited to take part in an exciting new community arts project that could see their work taking pride of place in a special event at the 2019 Manly Arts Festival between the 6th and 29th September 2019.
You’ve heard them on your favourite radio station. You’ve heard them on the dance floor. You’ve even heard them as part of one of Australia’s most-loved advertising campaigns. Now comes the chance to hear them live at Sydney’s most spectacular oceanside venue – the new Harbord Diggers.
Glen Street Theatre is delighted to announce the 2019 Season which has the ultimate mix of comedy, drama, dance, film, musical and political satire that is sure to keep you entertained throughout the year.