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Plan Your Summer Sydney Escape With These 11 Next-Level Events

With summer finally here and a long built-up traveller’s itch to scratch, we’re all looking for ways to spend weekends or to…

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Feel Good With The Best Delivery Driver Moments That Got Our Readers Through Lockdown

It’s been a whirlwind of a year, to say the least. And when reflecting upon the year that’s been, we’ve found ourselves…

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This Simple Hack Will Save You Serious Coin This Sale Season

It’s that time of year again—Christmas is right around the corner and with it comes countless crazy sales and deals to…

Sustainability
7 Easy Ways To Pay It Forward And Feel Good This Holiday Season

It goes without saying that frontline workers have worked tirelessly to keep our cities safe and running over the last 18 months. Whether…

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Here’s How You Can Score Free Beer And Celebrate This Summer

Nothing spreads festive cheer quite like free beer. So, we've teamed up with Heineken® to spread the good word and let you…

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5 Ways To Nail A Feel-Good Summer Road Trip This Year

Sitting in the middle of the Pacific Ocean is nearly 800 million square kilometres of land, absolutely prime for world-class…

Food & Drink
Bring The Vino And The Vibes This Summer With This Epic Wine Collab

If you’ve been looking for a way to spice up your summer or upcoming party without throwing all your hard-earned cash on exxy vino,…

Local Escapes
Explore Your Backyard With 8 Road Trips To Take Around Brisbane

Brisbane is no stranger to natural splendours and picturesque country villages waiting at the end of spectacular scenic drives, but not…

Style & Design
Lift Your Summer Wardrobe With These Fresh Summer Tees And Totes For Under $35

Urban List is turning 10 this year and we’re in the mood to celebrate. And what better way to celebrate than by dropping some…

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Scope Out Our Team’s Most Memorable Delivery Driver Moments From The Pandemic

If there’s one thing that gave immense joy to Australians during lockdowns—no matter how long or relentless—it was getting…

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Everything You Need To Know About The Gold Coast’s First Major Event Of 2022

With lockdowns and travel restrictions now in the rearview mirror, we’re well and truly ready to throw on our finery and lock in 2022…

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Stay In The Know With These 7 New Experiences Popping Up In The Gold Coast

With 2022 just a few months away (yikes!), we're looking ahead to the new year for some much-needed hype to combat the post-Christmas…

Food & Drink
Embrace Cottagecore With Jess Nguyen’s Guide To Hosting A French Cocktail Party

If you’re passionate about decor, cooking and chilli oil, then you’ve likely scrolled past one of Jessica Nguyen’s…

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Connoisseur Is Popping Up Across Brisbane And Thrilling Us With A Delicious Ice Cream Giveaway

Everyone’s favourite gourmet ice cream Connoisseur is surprising us this summer by giving away ice cream sticks across the city. From…

Local Escapes
9 Of The Best National Parks In Queensland To Put On Your Bucket List

When you think of Queensland, you no doubt conjure up vivid images of white sandy beaches and shimmering blue oceans, summers so hot your…

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How To Eat Now, Pay Later And Have A Forking Good Time With Your Mates

After what has been a dismal two years of travel restrictions, business closures, and mask mandates, Australia is finally cruising along its…

Travel
Why The Undiscovered Southern Great Barrier Reef Should Be On Your Travel Hit-List

When one thinks of Queensland’s eastern coast, the mind drifts straight to either end of the state: The Gold Coast or Far North…

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Move Over Vodka, Here’s Why Shochu Is Our New Favourite Spirit

If, like us, you love to indulge in a cheeky bevvy or two and you’re always on the hunt for new and delicious things to try—then…

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Make These 5 Easy Swaps To Get More Good On Your Plate

With fad-diets and gimmicks finally a thing of the past, we've re-assessed what healthy eating means to us. And rather than waiting…

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Bring The Best Of Spring To The Table With These 3 Gin Cocktail Recipes

Spring is one of the most glorious times of the year. The weather is prime, the days are longer, and you can sense the excitement brimming…

Australia
Everything You Need To Know About Lady Musgrave, The Southern Great Barrier Reef’s Island Escape

A holiday in its truest sense should feature at least a few things. Beaches are a must-have; a little sunshine also doesn’t go astray,…

Style & Design
Everything You Need To Know About Samsung’s Insanely Cool Flip And Fold Phones

The flip phone is iconic. Zoolander. Paris Hilton. Keanu Reeves. We were obsessed.  Thrillingly, this style is making a big comeback…

Entertainment
Why The New Ridley Scott Blockbuster Will Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

It’s been a while since movie fanatics across the nation have been able to catch a blockbuster at the cinemas—and it’s…

Local Escapes
Treat Yourself To A Long Weekend With These City Escapes

Interstate travel might be off the cards right now, but we’re big on silver linings, and we reckon the biggest one right now is the…

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Here’s How You Can Score A Free Six-Pack Of Frothies To Share With Your Mates

To say 2021 has been a rollercoaster would be an understatement. From border closures and lockdowns to earthquakes and Squid Game, it would…

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7 Surprising Reasons Gympie Should Be Your Next Holiday Escape

Need a relaxing holiday? We’ve all been subjected to plenty of ‘inside time lately’, and we don’t blame you if…

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Step Into The Future With These 7 Must-Have Tech Style Essentials

From growing burgers in labs to paying for our groceries with cryptocurrency, technology continues to push its way into new realms of our…

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10 Brisbane Events Definitely Worth The Trip This Month

Are your four walls looking more than a little boring? We hear you. It’s about time to load up the car and make tracks for a big…

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Every Reason You Need To Go To CinefestOZ Film Festival In Magical Margaret River

A few hours south of Perth lies Busselton and the magical Margaret River region. Crystal clear white sand beaches, awe-inspiring…

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5 Unmissable Brisbane Festival Events You Need To Check Out This September

If your social cal has been looking a bit dire the last few months, cheer up, we’ve got news for you. Our favourite arts festival is…

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Kick It Up A Notch With Chef Jimmy Hurlston’s Red Hot Chicken Parmigiana Recipe

Kath and Kim. Bush doofs. Corey Worthington. Yep, we’re damn proud to be Australian but nothing sends our hearts aflutter quite like a…

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Become A True Coffee Connoisseur With Our Guide To Single Origin Beans

We love to impress our mates at dinner parties and throw around our wine knowledge like it’s an Olympic sport, but we’ll admit…

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Get Your Sweet Fix, Cadbury Caramilk Sticks Are Officially Here

If you’re in need of some feel-good news, we have a seriously sweet announcement for you. Our love for Caramilk runs deep and…

Health & Beauty
See Your Skin Like Never Before With The Latest Innovation In Beauty Tech

We all know how important it is to take care of our skin—and it’s now a whole lot easier thanks to the latest innovation in…

Sustainability
How Kester Black’s Anna Ross Created A Sustainable Beauty Empire

When it comes to the beauty industry, sustainable and eco-conscious aren’t often the first words that come to mind, which is why…

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The Lazy-Person’s Guide To Hosting At Home Like A Pro

“I can’t wait to spend hours cooking in the kitchen” said no one ever. Unless you’re some sort of aspiring…

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What You Need To Know About The Online Festival Supporting Emerging Artists

The last 18 months have had a devastating effect on the music industry, with many budding musicians feeling the brunt of the halt on live…

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Embrace The Winter Chill With These 10 Buys To Help You Hibernate In Comfort

As the winter chill settles across the country, there’s never been a better excuse to cancel plans and spend some quality time at…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

News
Be Inspired By ‘Democracy In Colour’ Australia’s First Racial And Economic Justice Organisation

At Urban List, we believe it’s important to recognise trailblazers who align their values with actions, which is why we’ve…

Health & Beauty
Glow Up Your Routine With Our Favourite 2021 Wellness Products

It’s no secret self-care and wellness are on the up and up—and rightly so. With burnout becoming a legitimate condition and…

Style & Design
Update Your Wardrobe With Our 7 Favourite Buys For This Season

A new season serves as the perfect excuse to update your wardrobe with some key pieces to elevate your style both at home and out on…

Career & Money
5 Ways To Band Together With Your Flatmates And Save Extra Cash

Flatmates. They’re there for you through thick and thin. When you need to borrow a cute outfit, have no food in the fridge so you…

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Make Your Next Splurge A Sustainable One With This Beginner’s Guide To Eco-Conscious Shopping

Your tote bag gets a regular workout at the supermarket, you opt for public transport in lieu of driving to work, and you carry your…

Food & Drink
Recreate This Sydney Chef’s Spicy Deep-Fried Avo Tacos At Home

As the mercury starts to drop, our hearts lust after a spicy meal to warm us up. Enter: Executive Chef Manuel Diaz and his spicy…

Entertainment
Get Hyped For A Friday Night In With These 14 Iconic 90s Movies

Everyone loves a trip down memory lane. And what better way to get you there than a movie night with some old-school 90s classics.  To…

Style & Design
How To Get Your Hands On The Digital Passport Giving Huge Retail Discounts

If COVID-19 has got us embracing anything, it’s more interstate travel. So, luckily for us, it’s just gotten a whole lot better…

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How To Embark On An Overseas Adventure Without Leaving The Country

International travel remains the tantalising enigma all of us want, but none of us can have (except to visit our beautiful New Zealand…

Sustainability
Here’s What The Circular Economy Is All About, According To 5 Sustainability Experts

If you’re someone who has a reusable coffee cup (and remembers to use it), has a compost at home and regularly engages in meat-free…

Sustainability
Show Your Fave Zero-Waste Brand Some Love By Voting In The Circle Awards Now

Here at Urban List, we're passionate about putting our best foot forward, dedicated to being as conscious as possible when it comes to…

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Level Up Your Midweek Meal Repertoire With Diana Chan’s Hearty Cassoulet Recipe

Ever find yourself frantically rummaging through the kitchen, too tired to think of what to make for dinner? Yep, us too.  Sometimes…

Travel
Dust Off Your Suitcase, Here’s Exactly What To Do In NZ Now The Travel Bubble Is Open

New Zealand—home to endlessly picturesque scenery, Taika Waititi and accents often confused for our own. Also, one of…

Travel
Escape To This Corner Of NSW Where Hidden Bays, Sand Dunes And Epic Eats Await

Itching for your next vacay? Who needs international flights when we have magical holiday hotspots in our own backyard. Port Stephens is…

Food & Drink
5 Winter Whiskey Cocktails To Serve At Your Next Get Together

Found yourself tempted to embrace the wonders of Whiskey? What better time to pour yourself a drop than World Whiskey Day.  While…

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Lighten Up Your Fashion Footprint, These Are Australia’s Best Fashion Rental Sites

For a generation that lives for trends, limited edition, and instant gratification, it should come as no surprise that we millennials are…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Travel
Why Canberra Is The Vibing Mini Break Worth The Short Trip

With a thriving underground nightlife scene, some of the best restaurants and wineries in Australia, and arts and culture to boot— you…

Food & Drink
From Bottomless Beers And Cocktails To Crispy Schnitzels, Get Around This Epic Feast With Your Crew

If you and your mates like to keep your plates full and drinks flowing, then we’ve found the ultimate feast perfect for your next…

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Get The Crew Together And Win The Ultimate Supply Of Canadian Club For Your Next Game Night

With footy season in full swing, games nights with the crew are firmly back on the agenda. Following the disruption to 2020's sporting…

Entertainment
How To Perfect Your Dinner Party, According To Linda Marigliano

Dinner parties are great for a multitude of reasons—food is abundant, drinks are savoured and the company is quality (just to…

Health & Beauty
5 Emerging Wellness Trends We Tried So You Don’t Have To

Following recent events, if you have found yourself re-prioritising your self-care and wellness, we feel you. To ensure the opportunity to…

News
Everything You Need To Know About ‘Data Bias’ And How It Affects Women

At Urban List, we believe it’s important to recognise trailblazers who align their values with actions, which is why we’ve…

Food & Drink
Make Them Swoon With This Foodie’s Guide To Dating In 2021

Modern dating has always been a minefield but since the pandemic, those age-old dating habits we felt we’d only just mastered have…

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Here’s How You Can Score A New Fully-Stocked Fridge Of Canadian Club For Your Next Shindig

If recent events have taught us anything, it’s that the art of entertaining at home is not to be underestimated. And now that epic…

Local Escapes
19 Of The Best Spots To Go Camping In Queensland

Camping in Queensland goes together like vegemite and toast. Think about it: not only does QLD have an abundance of stunning beaches,…

Entertainment
How To Nail Your Next Movie Night, According To Touch Sensitive

When it comes to spending the night in, there's no denying a movie night is a sure-fire way to ensure a perfect evening—with…

Entertainment
How To Nail Your Sunday Session, According To Lime Cordiale

While some might consider Sunday the end of the weekend, we consider it the beginning of all great things, birthing the social event of all…

Recipes
Make Every Sip Count With These 4 Ways To Drink Whiskey

If you’re tired of the same old tipple, we hear you. Falling into a predictable cocktail routine or repeat order at the bar is easy to…

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Here’s How To Score $500 To Go Towards Some Well-Deserved Fresh Lewks

Alexa, play But First, Let Me Take A Selfie by the Chainsmokers. For real though... what if we told you that you could score a $500 voucher…

Travel
Here’s How You Can Win The Ultimate Remote Getaway And Work Far From Home

It’s true 2020 was the year of loungewear, online music festivals and banana bread but for a lot of us, it also transformed our…

Career & Money
I’m The Founder Of Urban List, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Financing Dreams

One of the trickiest things about personal finance is that everyone has a point of view. I’m not an expert, but I am turning 40 this…

Local Escapes
Hit The Road And Take In 8 Of Queensland’s Most Scenic Drives

If there’s anything more soothing than a slow country drive with endless mountain vista and flower scented air, then we want to hear…

Career & Money
Why We’re Partnering With Australia’s Hottest New Fintech And What It Means For You

Today, Urban List launched a new partnership with one of Australia’s brightest fintechs—a personal investing platform called…

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Lose Your Investing Virginity With The New Platform Designed To Make It A Breeze

We get it. Investing can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the game, which is probably why only 1 in 5 Australians…

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8 Picturesque Places In Australia To Throw Down A Picnic Rug

While the old adage may say “make hay while the sun shines,” we can think of a few better ways to take advantage of a glorious…

Restaurants
Save Your Coin, Here’s Every Restaurant Slashing Up To 50% Off Your Food Bill This Month

There’s nothing like saving even more dollars at the start of the year, so loosen those belts and settle in—TheFork Festival is…

Food & Drink
Pinkies Up, Here’s Where To Find The Best Cocktails On The Gold Coast

Attention lovers of coastal vibes and specialty cocktails: the search for Surfers' perfect cocktail spot has officially come to an end.…

Career & Money
Cue The Inspiration, Mitch Revs On Art, Surfing And How He Spends His Hard-Earned Coin

The cool, coastal artworks by Mitch Revs are, in one word, gorgeous. Best known for his kaleidoscopic, cartoon-style of surfers doing…

Health & Beauty
6 Mindfulness Activities To Try If You Struggle To Meditate

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past 12 months, it’s that prioritising your mental health and wellbeing is…

Entertainment
Kick It Old School With These 5 Hip Hop Artists Carving Their Own Path To Success

When it comes to new music and rising rap artists, we’re always on high alert. It’s true, our love for hip hop runs deep.…

Food & Drink
Up Your Cocktail Making Game With These At-Home Tips From Chelsea Catherine

You’d think by now we’d all be pros at this stay-at-home business. But for a lot of us, the cooking and entertaining skills are…

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Forget Colouring Books, This Is The New Mindfulness Hobby To Get Around In 2021

If you’ve never been into colouring books and puzzles seem far too mundane, or you could never stay consistent with journaling, we may…

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Soak Up The Summer Vibes With These 5 Weekend Entertaining Ideas

Ready for some time off? Wish you could do the Christmas holidays over again? Feeling thirsty? Yeah, us too. With the long weekend just…

Career & Money
Step Into The Styled-Up World Of Violet Atkinson As We Chat Fashion And Payday Treats

With her achingly-cool style, bold-hued Instagram and impressive catalogue of designer clients—there are no surprises why Violet…

Travel
Reconnect With Nature And See Tassie From A New Perspective With These Active Adventures

After the tumultuous year that was 2020, it’s no wonder that we’re doing holidays differently. We’re placing newfound…

Career & Money
From Budget Savvy To Best Life, Check Out How Sophia Athas Spends Her Hard-Earned Dollars

In case you haven’t already stumbled across her Instagram—a gold mine of inspiration peppered with embellished denim, thrifted…

Style & Design
Swap Your Shop, Here’s How You Can Back Small Business In 2021

Let’s not beat around the proverbial bush—‘Rona has cut local commerce-off at the knees over the last…

Planet
Get Down And Decadent, Where To Load Up On Connoisseur’s New Drool-Worthy Plant Based Flavours

Hands down, summer has got to be our favourite time of year. It’s the season that’s synonymous with beach hangs, road trips,…

Travel
​7 Reasons To Reignite Your Wanderlust And Plan A Trip To Adventure-Filled Papua New Guinea

It’s safe to say this year has helped us to develop a new-found appreciation for international travel. While long-haul travel is…