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Apropos of Nothing

A whisky name game, a lucky escape, and good news for thrill seekers…

First it was feta, prosecco and parmesan, now it’s Aussie bourbon and whisky distillers facing push-back over the naming rights of their products as US authorities aren’t happy. Maybe they all need to sit down and talk it out over a good tipple…

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S'Quiz Yourself

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Reckon you the price tag on Indian couple Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s wedding celebrations? Have a crack at the Squiz Quiz.

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Squiz The Day

22 July 2024

9.00am (AEST) – Cooperative Research Australia’s Collaborate Innovate 2024 conference begins. Speakers include Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic, and a keynote by CSIRO Deputy CEO Kirsten Rose – Brisbane

SA and Tassie schools back for Term 3

Start of National Pain Week (until 30 July) 

World Brain Day

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