Check out Tessa Manning’s fantastic photos of the bands and crowds at Laneway Festival at Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide.


The emphasis on homegrown talent was apparent from the line-up announcement for Laneway 2019. For placing such confidence in our local talent, the organisers of Australia’s biggest nationally touring festival should be congratulated. It also made for a bloody great show.

Reading the Fringe blurb for Becky Lucas – ‘Um, support me?!’ you get a sense of how busy this comedian is right now. In addition to TV spots on ABC2 and Network Ten, writing for Stan, and performing at the Sydney Opera House, the Melbourne International Comedy Gala and Edinburgh Fringe, Lucas was also booted from Twitter for a joke about Scott Morrison.