Here at Grouse, we don’t really subscribe to the whole “keep Halloween out of Australia” thing. Dressing up, having parties and handing out tons of lollies to kids? Fucking awesome. Let’s do this thing! Lollies aside (yeah we’re not going to start saying “candy”, don’t worry about that) the Halloween period is also a great excuse […]


Tim Cook smiled and waved his hands to quiet the crowd. “Hello everyone, I know you’re all excited to hear about the new iPhone 6!” The deafening applause began to calm, and the room slowly became silent. Tim smiled and reached into his pocket. “We’ve gone in a quite different direction this time. This time […]

DAAS at Redlands Community College, 1991

The year is 1991. Paul Keating’s second leadership challenge against Bob Hawke succeeds, and he becomes Prime Minister of Australia. The Soviet Union collapses, bringing the wavering remnants of the Cold War to a final end just as the Gulf War reaches its peak, laying the foundations for a legacy of pain and destruction that persists […]

How To Talk Australians

It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon, and if you’re kicking around with not a lot to do, you should watch this series if you haven’t already. Watch it again if you have. If you’re a foreigner who has stumbled across this site and has questions about Australian culture, watching all of this will help you a […]

Taking You Higher Pt. 3

Our Grouse Mate, Aaron Static, did the mix for the latest in MrSuicideSheep’s “Taking You Higher” series. You should go give it a listen, and buy the album on iTunes or Google Play if you like it. How good a deal is that? Enjoy it, then pay for it if you feel like it. Or never […]