“Kookaburra” is a Winner in Australian Court
MSNBC is reporting that Australian band Men at Work copied a well-known children’s campfire song for the flute melody in its 1980s hit “Down Under” and owes the owner years of royalties. “Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree” was written more than 70 years ago by Australian teacher Marion Sinclair for a Girl Guides competition. Federal Court Justice Peter Jacobson said, “I have come to the view that the flute riff in “Down Under” ... infringes on the copyright of Kookaburra because it…
For my Australia Day 2014 party I made my own Photo Booth using a large piece of foam board purchased from lincraft then cutting out the middle. It was hung up in the back yard under the tree creating a great backdrop. I purchased different props from various shops all with an Aussie theme.
Australia Day Celebrations
With only one week to go until Australia Day (January 26th), party preparations will now be in full swing. Australia Day is is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate all that this wonderfully diverse country has