7 Christmas decorations you need for a true blue Australian holiday season

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As the 2015 holiday season approaches, it’s officially time to deck the halls. Rather than sprigs of holly or plastic snowmen, this year consider making it a very Aussie Christmas.

Seasonal differences mean that Australians celebrate the occasion at the beach rather than in the snow — an excuse to wear ugly rashies and sunscreen instead of knitted sweaters.

If you’re Australian or just a fan of Down Under, here’s a list of ornaments, decorations and cute knick-knacks that will give your Christmas that certain Australian “je ne sais quoi.” Read more…

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Australian politicians won’t stop dropping references to Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift is currently sending Australia into Tay Tay fever as she tours the country, and it seems the nation’s politicians aren’t immune.

Take Treasurer Scott Morrison. The minister was responding to media questions Monday regarding whether he had been offered the treasury job by current Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in February, months before the dumping of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott

We won’t bore you with the details, but please note the part where the Liberal Party member told reporters to “shake it off” in regards to these events.

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