The middle Hemsworth brother has just suffered a rare box-office flop but he's still on top of the world.
David Dale Expect a Texan showdown when father-and daughter flash their skills in the latest series of My Kitchen Rules.
Kate Waterhouse Guy Sebastian tells Kate Waterhouse about what's in store on the Madness tour, singing for Oprah and his dreams of playing cricket for Australia.
Paul Kalina TV is awash with shows about buying, selling and pimping houses, but the best real estate in TV land is a backdrop to stories that are more entertaining than our daily lives.
Marc McEvoy Oddfellows tells the story of two persecuted Muslims who had come to Australia in the late 19th century who attacked a train in Broken Hill in 1915.
Ross Southernwood A selection of 100 influential books from 40,000 years ago to the 20th century is a fascinating read.
Gabrielle Carey's family memoir Moving Among Strangers (UQP) was co-winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award for non-fiction. The co-author of Puberty Blues, she has written and edited books of fiction, essays and memoir.
Daisy Dumas Fashion impresaria Collette Dinnigan raves about the refined rusticity of Ester.
Ron Cerabona The teenage mutant ninja turtles make a comeback but their CGI incarnations look a little creepy, somewhere between Shrek and the Incredible Hulk.
Karen Hardy Karen Hardy looks at three fiction novels for summer reading.
GRIFFITH councillor Paul Rossetto does not think the council should have bought the “Clock" building on Banna Avenue.
EXCITED Griffith and district youngsters headed back to school this week.
AN 85-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted at Narrandera on Thursday morning.
Neighbours tell of their horror as a raging inferno claims a man's life.
Each week The Area News gives a reader the chance to ask Sharon Halliday from Healing from the ...
A BODY was found in a burnt out home in Macarthur Street on Wednesday night.