The Crowded House ticket disappointment for many fans shows that when the people selling the ticket also get a cut from a second sale, often at a far higher price, it could be the gamekeeper has turned poacher.
Since joining Fairfax in 1992, Bernard has been an editor and written on education, roads and local politics. These days, he specialises in music and is the senior music writer and reviewer.
The writer of the international hit 1234 and a former member of The Avalanches are among the first time nominees for the awards recognising composers for film and TV.
Tickets for the Opera House forecourt shows started at $127 but almost immediately were sold out and re-selling for seven times that amount.
Should he stay or should he go? Maybe it's a case of defiance to the end for the man who has dropped his pants to the world for decades.
She knows what it's like to be tabloid fodder, and to be a tabloid reader, so Adele had the ideal perspective and dedication on this week's famous marriage split.
It's her home town now and whether it's in the bars or on the Opry stage, this Canadian singer is fitting in comfortably in the home of country music.
While The Boss digs into his pre-fame past and Wilson Pickers make smoking bluegrass, there's new generation energy in Buoy and Alex Lahey and provocation from M.I.A.
They said farewell to the world from the steps of the Opera House but now it's hello again as a much loved band return to the scene of their iconic 'final' concert.
The strangest music festival in the country, at Hobart's always adventurous MONA gallery, teases with two of next year's headliners.
More variety and on-trend choices from the big little music festival.