Tag: Australia

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

The national day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] is approaching, with services set to take place on the morning of April 25, 2014. A spokesperson said, “Traditionally, the day commemorates the ill-fated dawn landing of troops at Gallipoli in Turkey in 1915, as part of a military campaign to open channels and... Read more of this article

David Hemp Takes Australian Coaching Job

David Hemp Takes Australian Coaching Job

Former Bermuda cricket captain David Hemp will serve as an assistant coach for the Prahan Cricket Club in Australia. The Herald Sun report that he relocated to Melbourne with his family five months ago and is trying to source other coaching roles. Hemp, 43, will work under new coach Peter Di Venuto, and helped with Prahran’s match-day preparation... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy To Race In XTERRA Australia

Flora Duffy To Race In XTERRA Australia

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy is set to race at the inaugural XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship race at Callala Beach in Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia next Saturday, April 26. Ms. Duffy, who was third at XTERRA Worlds last year, won the XTERRA South Africa Championship in February and also won the XTERRA West Championship in Nevada on Sunday. “I... Read more of this article

UK Man Cleared Of Sexual Assault In Australia

UK Man Cleared Of Sexual Assault In Australia

The UK’s Mirror is reporting that Gregory Cox, the 32-year-old millionaire boss of the Quintessential online shopping and finance group, has been cleared of charges that he sexually assaulted a 21-year-old Bermudian woman on an Australian beach last year. According to the report, “Gregory Cox, 32, faced two charges of having sex without... Read more of this article

Man Charged: Sex Assault Of Bermuda Woman

Man Charged: Sex Assault Of Bermuda Woman

A 32-year-old British tourist in Australia has been charged with having sexual intercourse without consent with a then-21-year-old Bermuda woman he met at beachside bar on January 22, 2012. Gregory Charles Cox, 32, has pleaded not guilty to the charges the Australia’s 9 News reported. The report says that Crown Prosecutor Elizabeth Wilkins SC... Read more of this article

Australia Win World Rugby Classic Plate Final

Australia Win World Rugby Classic Plate Final

Australia are the 2013 Bermuda World Rugby Classic Plate Final champions, following their 36-21 defeat of Canada last night [Nov 16]. Andrew Walker scored a Try in the 8th minute and when Gavin DeBartolo kicked the Conversion it gave Australia a 7 – 0 lead, in the 19th minute Australia went over for a Try to increase their lead as Ben Sangrove went... Read more of this article

Grundy Art Auction Sets Records In Australia

Grundy Art Auction Sets Records In Australia

The sale of 89 Australian artworks from the collection of long-time Bermuda residents Reg Grundy and his wife Joy Chambers Grundy earned a stunning A$19.16 million [US$18.6 million] in Sydney today [June 26]. Grossing A$15.7 million under the hammer, against earlier estimates of A$15.5 million to A$20.8 million, the total sale — including auctioneers... Read more of this article

Grundy Art Goes On Display Before Auction

Grundy Art Goes On Display Before Auction

In the lead-up to what the Australian media is calling “the sale of the century”, part-time Bermuda resident Reg Grundy’s art collection was put on display at the West Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle this week [May 23] before being auctioned in Sydney next month. The exhibition of 90 paintings and sculptures amassed by Australian... Read more of this article

Australia Metals Company Plans Bermuda Move

Australia Metals Company Plans Bermuda Move

Australia’s Synergy Metals [SML] this week [Apr.4] received orders from the Supreme Court of Victoria to allow the company to call a meeting of shareholders to consider its proposed relocation to Bermuda by way of a share scheme of arrangement. Under the scheme of arrangement, wholly owned subsidiary SML Corporation will become the new holding... Read more of this article

Australian Museum Hosts Bermuda Kite Program

Australian Museum Hosts Bermuda Kite Program

An Australian museum is hosting a two-week school holiday programme on Bermuda kites as part of its celebration of Easter traditions from around the world. Melbourne’s Immigration Museum will be holding the workshop from March 30 to April 14 “Create your own paper kite inspired by traditional Bermuda designs and customs,” said the... Read more of this article


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