LEONARD COHEN COMING TO CAIRNS – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

It’s just been announced that the great Leonard Cohen 2013 tour of Australia will include a concert at the Cairns Convention Centre on Tuesday November 26th. Ticket sales begin next Tuesday. The great poet & songsmith is now 78, much admired by music lovers and […]

A CELEBRATION OF PAUL KELLY – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

Paul Kelly is on tour in Queensland this week and next, part of his 23 stop national Spring and Fall tour. Long one of Australia’s best singer/songwriters, this tour sees Paul in great form, with a new and astonishingly talented band, performing his recent Spring […]

MEET THE LAURA RANGERS – CARING FOR COUNTRY ON CAPE YORK PENINSULA FNQ

One of the biggest challenges for Australia’s remote indigenous communities is creating real and meaningful employment. Without it, people become trapped in the downward spiral of welfare dependence, and younger people drift away to larger urban centres, where their future is not always going to […]

NEW TAKES ON SOME VERY OLD SONGS – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

Each Friday we share the best new music and explore fascinating musical themes on ABC Far North – in Tony Hillier’s World of Music. Tony Hillier is one of Australia’s leading music journalists and a musician of long standing here in far north Queensland. His […]

THE UPS AND DOWNS OF WINDOWS 8

Where did Microsoft go wrong with Windows 8? At its launch a year ago, it was hailed as the biggest shakeup in personal computing since Windows 95. Windows 8 has legions of admirers and advocates, but not everyone is happy with it. Users with plenty […]