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beruk exhibition opens to the public

To the colonial world he was William Barak, to his people he is Beruk. Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung artist and the...

11th Koorie Art Show WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Yorta Yorta artist Daniel Hills is the winner of the Koorie Art Show, Creative Victoria Award for Excellence in Any Media for...

AUSTRALIA’S TRANSPORT EMISSIONS HAVE GROWN BY OVER 20 PER CENT: HOW TECHNOLOGY IS PAVING THE GREEN ROAD AHEAD

In pursuing a more sustainable future, the transportation industry stands at a crossroads, seeking solutions to reduce its environmental impact. For Australia to eradicate its dependence on fossil fuels, the Government needs to spend an average of more than $100 billion per year over the next 27 years finding a solution. As the nation’s population […]

Kimberly-Clark, Energy Partners sign PPA for one of City of Cape Town’s largest rooftop solar systems

American multinational’s Epping manufacturing facility will be home to new 2.2MW system. Kimberly-Clark (K-C), one of the world’s leading manufacturer of personal care and hygiene products and owner of household brands such as BabySoft®, Kleenex®, Kotex® and Huggies®, and integrated energy solutions company, Energy Partners (EP), have signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to […]

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BUSINESS / FINANCE

Business advocates for a transformative State Budget

The Victorian Chamber’s 2024-25 Victorian Budget submission calls for a stop to imposing additional costs on business, while...

Rare and threatened shark found in the Roper River for the first time

Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers and Yugul Mangi Rangers have discovered a population of the rare threatened Speartooth Shark in the Roper River. Pictured: Julia Constance. Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers and First Nations Yugul Mangi Rangers have discovered a new population of a rare and threatened shark species in the Northern Territory’s Roper River. […]

BATTERIES SAVED 180,000 AUSSIES MONEY IN 2023 – HOW THIS RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE CAN JUMPSTART YOUR SAVINGS

2023 saw the rising interest in renewable energy higher than ever, withWith the increasing interest in renewable energy, there has been a significant surge in Australian homeowners incorporating batteries into their energy systems. While the solar boom is well underway, this trend can be attributed to several factors, including the growing popularity of renewable energy […]

Introducing Paleblue

Introducing Paleblue A smarter way to recharge #DITCHDISPOSABLES Paleblue started with a clear mission: Rid the world of single-use batteries. Single-use batteries not only have a negative impact on the environment but also our back pockets. Finally, a tech driven solution is available in Australia with the launch of Paleblue and their lithium-ion, fast charge […]
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TOORAK TIMES NEWS

CRIME SCENE SERVICES: 3 Charnwood Crescent, St Kilda 3182

At approx 7:10pm on Saturday 13 January 2024, Victora Police members from the 'Crime Scene Services' attended 3 Charnwood Crescent, St Kilda 3182 (backs onto Bank Place). Two other...

Jazz Men at The Athenaeum Theatre [Melb]

JAZZ MEN arrives in Melbourne tonight at the Athenaeum theatre and is set to dazzle audiences with its...

Multiple Stabbings in Melbourne overnight

A woman is fighting for life after she was one of four people knifed in three random attacks,...

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community celebrates Australia Day across all its Mosques in Australia

THE AHMADIYYA MUSLIM COMMUNITY, AUSTRALIA Media Opportunities: LIVE interview of Australian Imams, National President, Proud Aussie Muslims, Volunteers, Youth...

FIRE: 45A Ophir Street, Broadmeadows 3047

A 61-year-old woman has been arrested by Victoria Police in connection with a suspicious house fire in Melbourne’s...

Why You Should Discover Darwin – A Tropical Wonder of Australia

Nestled along the breathtaking coast of Australia's northern frontier...

Number of children without critical social protection increasing globally

Joint ILO-UNICEF report Multiple crises set to plunge more children...

AN EVENING WITH RICHARD DAWKINS – TOURING NEXT MONTH

AUSTRALIAN HOSTS ANNOUNCED: Friday 17 February – Plenary, Melbourne Professor Peter Singer Saturday 18 February – Darling Harbour Theatre, Sydney friendlyjordies Tuesday 21 February...

A Difficult Year? Here’s an Easy Way to Cheer Yourself Up

“When will things get back to normal?” If this is a question you’ve been asking yourself lately, you’re...

ADDITIONAL UNIVERSITY PLACES CREATES WORKFORCE FOR THE FUTRE

  Victoria University's (VU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Shoemaker today welcomes Federal Minister for Education Jason Clare's announcement, allocating 20,000...

New luxury travel and dining experiences across Australia. October Edition.

New boutique hotels and dining experiences continue to open up across Australia. Be first to visit the latest...
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Adelaide’s Largest Mosque opens up to be public

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community As part of the Adelaide Fringe 2024, Adelaide’s largest mosque, Mahmood Mosque, will be opening its...

BUSINESS FOCUS ON REGIONAL GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2024-25 State Budget Submission calls...

Skilled worker reform needed to build 1.2 million homes

"The Federal Government's target of building 1.2 million homes over the next five years will fall well short,...

FIRE: 48 Major Road, Fawkner 3060

  Police and firefighters were called to CVT at Fawkner this morning, after reports of a ram raid and...

CRIME SCENE SERVICES: 3 Charnwood Crescent, St Kilda 3182

At approx 7:10pm on Saturday 13 January 2024, Victora Police members from the 'Crime Scene Services' attended 3...

Jazz Men at The Athenaeum Theatre [Melb]

JAZZ MEN arrives in Melbourne tonight at the Athenaeum theatre and is set to dazzle audiences with its...

Multiple Stabbings in Melbourne overnight

A woman is fighting for life after she was one of four people knifed in three random attacks,...

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community celebrates Australia Day across all its Mosques in Australia

THE AHMADIYYA MUSLIM COMMUNITY, AUSTRALIA Media Opportunities: LIVE interview of Australian Imams, National President, Proud Aussie Muslims, Volunteers, Youth...

FIRE: 45A Ophir Street, Broadmeadows 3047

A 61-year-old woman has been arrested by Victoria Police in connection with a suspicious house fire in Melbourne’s...

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BUSINESS / FINANCE

Business advocates for a transformative State Budget

The Victorian Chamber’s 2024-25 Victorian Budget submission calls for a stop to imposing additional costs on business, while...

Innovative urban living concept tackles housing woes and offers socially connected solutions

Co-locating homes on single suburban allotments to create smaller and more socially connected living options could help address...

Optimizing Your Campaigns: Demographic Targeting Strategies in Google Ads

Google Ads, an online advertising platform developed by Google, serves as a powerful tool for businesses seeking to...

A Guide to Investing in Precious Metals

Precious metals have consistently maintained a unique allure as an investment option. These timeless assets, often associated with...

MYEFO maintains commitment to boosting housing supply

Master Builders Australia Master Builders Australia applauds the Federal Government’s commitment to tackling inflation and boosting housing supply in...

Remote work, reduced pay: are we willing to make a trade?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape the workforce, with almost half of Australian workers willing to sacrifice part...

POLITICS / SOCIETY

CRIME SCENE SERVICES: 3 Charnwood Crescent, St Kilda 3182

At approx 7:10pm on Saturday 13 January 2024, Victora Police members from the 'Crime Scene Services' attended 3...

Beyond Blue welcomes funding certainty

BEYOND Blue has welcomed the Commonwealth's investment in digital mental health support options, including its commitment to extend...

Donation Appeal – Mental Health Promotion

ATHENIE’S ANGELS AUS LTD (AAAL) ABN:  54-707643651 DONATION APPEAL - Mental Health  Who we are. We lost our daughter to suicide during...

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT

Get your submissions in for the 2024 EEC Awards!

Submissions for the 2024 EEC Awards are open and there’s just over two weeks left to get your nominations in! Now in their eleventh year, the awards are Australia’s highest profile honours for excellence in energy efficiency, energy management and demand response. We’re inviting individuals and organisations to nominate projects demonstrating outstanding achievement in performance, leadership and […]

CADBURY ANNOUNCES A MAJOR CHANGE TO EASTER PACKAGING

New-look on the way for some of Australia’s most iconic Easter products. Cadbury set to save an eggstra-ordinary amount of plastic and cardboard packaging this Easter Cadbury Australia has announced a bold move ahead of Easter, transforming its packaging to drive major savings in plastic and cardboard packaging from some Hollow Hunting Eggs and Easter […]

Shape the future of sustainability reporting

Nominations open for new members to join the GRI Stakeholder Council The process is underway to find new members to join the GRI Stakeholder Council, the governance body that fully embodies the multi-stakeholder relevance that is at the heart of GRI’s activities and priorities. An advisory formal forum that provides recommendations on future GRI policy […]

SPORT

VRC Kennedy Oaks Lunch 2023

The annual VRC Kennedy Oaks Club Lunch 2023 – a time-honoured tradition on the Melbourne Cup Carnival social...

“Revealed – Danielle Laidley: Two Tribes” on Stan Australia

  DANIELLE LAIDLEY TELLS HER STORY IN EXTRAORDINARY NEW STAN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY PREMIERING 19 SEPTEMBER 2023 "Revealed - Danielle Laidley:...

AUCTION: LARGEST CARLTON FC COLLECTION IN PRIVATE HANDS

It is when the ordinary do extraordinary things that we sit up and take notice.  This is the...

TOORAK TIMES LIFESTYLE

Keeping Pets Safe from Australian Wildlife

In the diverse and unique landscapes of Australia, the coexistence of domestic pets and native wildlife presents a set of challenges unique to the continent. From the dense bushlands...

MELBOURNE – 13-15 Oct: Finders Keepers return for 75th event

        THE FINDERS KEEPERS RETURN TO MELBOURNE FOR 75TH EVENT Australia’s most loved creative design market The Finders Keepers is...

FIRE Oakleigh: Station St shop next to tobacconist set alight in series of suspicious fires

A suspicious fire in a shop next door to a tobacconist in Oakleigh is likely linked to a...

Local VIC pup Violet takes out #OZTOPDOG – Top Office Dog 2023

people2people Recruitment proudly unveils the winners and runner-ups of the Top Office Dog for 2023 in the esteemed...

Navigating Your Move to Australia from New Zealand

Moving across the Tasman Sea, from the Land of the Long White Cloud to the Land Down Under,...

HEALTH| MEDICINE| MIND

How colitis cause deterioration in men’s health

If you are experiencing considerable weight loss, rectal pain, or rectal bleeding, you are probably suffering from colitis....

The ethical dilemmas of preventing the next pandemic 

Could protecting one group of people from disease, and exposing another to it, be the best way to...

Angie and Dom set to overhaul their hair for Australians living with blood cancer

  Leukaemia Foundation / World's Greatest Shave Well-known Aussies Angie Kent and Domenica Calarco (Dom) are set to undergo a...

NEW RESEARCH FINDS PLACENTA CELLS MAY LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

Scientists from La Trobe University and the Hudson Institute have demonstrated that cells from placentas could have therapeutic benefits...

Affordable Dental Implants and Quality Dental Care in Toorak, Melbourne

Introduction: Maintaining good oral health is essential for overall well-being, and finding affordable dental solutions without compromising on quality...

Back to School support – Kids Helpline @ School delivering more opportunities in 2024

With the start of a new school year upon us, Kids Helpline has announced expansion of the Kids...

EAT AND DRINK

FIRE: Shimmers Bar & Lounge, Cranbourne 3977

A licenced business in Cranbourne has been completely destroyed by a suspicious fire. It's understood that on Monday 29...

Melbourne’s Coffee Culture: A Caffeine Lover’s Guide to the Top 10 Cafés

Introduction: Brewing the Perfect Cup in Melbourne's Coffee Haven Melbourne, often hailed as the coffee capital of Australia, boasts...

WSET Level 2 in Wines

We are a specialist female-run wine education business with new WSET courses coming up before the end of...

EATING HABIT WOES: AUSSIE DIET DOWNFALL

Although Australia is ripe with golden soil and premium produce the nation is failing when it comes to...

Reality TV star charged with rape & child abuse offences

Woman who is part of a TV show charged with rape and child abuse offences allegedly spanning more...

A World of Flavor: Discovering Unique Tea and Coffee Blends with Varied Caffeine Levels

In a world brimming with diverse flavors, tea and coffee have become go-to beverages for many individuals. These...

AROUND THE HOUSE

Keeping Pets Safe from Australian Wildlife

In the diverse and unique landscapes of Australia, the coexistence of domestic pets and native wildlife presents a...

Removalists Melbourne Western Suburbs: A Variety Of Options Available

Welcome to Melbourne Western Suburbs Removalists, your go-to solution for seamless moving services in the Greater Melbourne area....

Aboriginal bush foods garden: Growing culture from the ROOTS up

Aboriginal bush foods garden: Growing culture from the ROOTS up A bush foods garden cultivated in the heart...

The Ultimate Guide Before Moving Into Your New Home

Nobody likes the thought of moving. From the process of choosing a new house to finding out how...

Dulux reveals its Colour Forecast for interior design in 2024

Dulux reveals its Colour Forecast: mid-tones set to influence Australian interior design for 2024 Celebrating its 25th anniversary, this...

Why Hiring Removalists Can Save You Money?

Moving to a new house is an amazing yet overwhelming job that can be pricey. To remain within...

DESTINATIONS

Puffing Billy – The little train that does. . . .

Victoria is blessed with attractions for locals, interstate and overseas visitors, but there is one which never fails...

Luxury Caravans for a 5-Star Experience

Caravaning is more than just the destination. It’s more about the experience than anything else. And for that,...

Hunter Valley Unplugged: Embarking on an Authentic Australian Wine Country Experience

We all need a welcome change from our daily routines. Stepping out of our cities and comfort zones,...

Best stopovers from the UK to Australia to spice up your journey 

If you want to travel to Australia but don’t want to sit on a direct flight of up...

Reality TV star charged with rape & child abuse offences

Woman who is part of a TV show charged with rape and child abuse offences allegedly spanning more...

Navigating Your Move to Australia from New Zealand

Moving across the Tasman Sea, from the Land of the Long White Cloud to the Land Down Under,...

FASHION + STYLE

Sparkle with a Conscience: Why You Should Consider A Lab Grown Diamond Engagement Ring

 When it comes to choosing an engagement ring, the diamond often takes centre stage. However, in recent years,...

Discover the Comfort of Reebok Classic Shoes: A Must-Have in Your Footwear Collection

Reebok Classic shoes stand as an enduring embodiment of the perfect fusion between style and comfort. Hailing from...

VRC Kennedy Oaks Lunch 2023

The annual VRC Kennedy Oaks Club Lunch 2023 – a time-honoured tradition on the Melbourne Cup Carnival social...

The Evolution of Style: Embracing Cargo Shorts for Women

Cargo shorts have long been a staple in the wardrobes of many, especially for those who value comfort...

Larusmiani Introduces Virtual Try-On Technology in Milan Store with Zyler

Virtual try-on technology takes the in-store shopping experience to the next level London, UK May 9, 2023  Larusmiani, the iconic...

Walking the walk: Anna and Caitlin from lady-brains have invested in The OneTwo, a female founded start-up from their community

Anna and Caitlin from Australia's top entrepreneurship podcast lady-brains have finalised their first angel investment in a female-founded business...

ARTS + CULTURE

Katherine McMahon has been appointed as Director of the National Museum of Australia, in Canberra.

Ms McMahon has worked at the National Museum for seven years, as Assistant Director Discovery and Collections, Deputy...

Art Late: Late-night encounters at the Art Gallery of Ballarat alongside Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Art Late - a curated series of late-night encounters at the Art Gallery of Ballarat  in conjunction with Nan Goldin: The...

Malevo – Argentinian Dance Company @ the State Theatre [Melb]

Red-hot Argentinian dance sensation Malevo – Argentinian Dance Company known as the ‘South American Riverdance’ turned up the...

EDUCATION

Unlocking Potential:  Exploring the Essential Role of Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education (ECE) plays a vital role in developing a child's cognitive, social, and emotional capabilities during...

Truck stuck under Punt Road & Swan Street Bridge

At approx 1:20pm today, calls to 000 stated a truck had hit the bridge over Punt Road near...

Monash experts: 2023 ATAR results explained and what to do if you didn’t get the score you wanted

Monash University Thousands of Year 12 students will receive their ATAR scores today, some will be elated by their...

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I’m developing a really good track record for not talking about books this year. Or maybe that should be a really bad track record...

Get your submissions in for the 2024 EEC Awards!

Submissions for the 2024 EEC Awards are open and there’s just over two weeks left to get your nominations in! Now in their eleventh year, the awards are Australia’s highest profile honours for excellence in energy efficiency, energy management and demand response. We’re inviting individuals and organisations to nominate projects demonstrating outstanding achievement in performance, leadership and […]

CADBURY ANNOUNCES A MAJOR CHANGE TO EASTER PACKAGING

New-look on the way for some of Australia’s most iconic Easter products. Cadbury set to save an eggstra-ordinary amount of plastic and cardboard packaging this Easter Cadbury Australia has announced a bold move ahead of Easter, transforming its packaging to drive major savings in plastic and cardboard packaging from some Hollow Hunting Eggs and Easter […]

Shape the future of sustainability reporting

Nominations open for new members to join the GRI Stakeholder Council The process is underway to find new members to join the GRI Stakeholder Council, the governance body that fully embodies the multi-stakeholder relevance that is at the heart of GRI’s activities and priorities. An advisory formal forum that provides recommendations on future GRI policy […]

AUSTRALIA’S TRANSPORT EMISSIONS HAVE GROWN BY OVER 20 PER CENT: HOW TECHNOLOGY IS PAVING THE GREEN ROAD AHEAD

In pursuing a more sustainable future, the transportation industry stands at a crossroads, seeking solutions to reduce its environmental impact. For Australia to eradicate its dependence on fossil fuels, the Government needs to spend an average of more than $100 billion per year over the next 27 years finding a solution. As the nation’s population […]

Kimberly-Clark, Energy Partners sign PPA for one of City of Cape Town’s largest rooftop solar systems

American multinational’s Epping manufacturing facility will be home to new 2.2MW system. Kimberly-Clark (K-C), one of the world’s leading manufacturer of personal care and hygiene products and owner of household brands such as BabySoft®, Kleenex®, Kotex® and Huggies®, and integrated energy solutions company, Energy Partners (EP), have signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to […]

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