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Greg Hackett

Healthy lunch when tastebuds need a rest

This lunch was about as exciting as a Greens Party policy launch: undeniably full of goodness but tastebuds in induced coma. I reckon it needs...

Elvis, pets & travel

Look what arrived in the mail. Travel’s picking up again. If you’re an Elvis Presley fan, Bendigo’s the go – and take your little...

Simply suppli on a hot sunny day

32 degrees on a sunny day, and lunch is iced coffee with “arancini bolognese”. The fried suppli host a golden stream of molten mozzarella, to...

Baker in the Rye with a chicken pie

It looks like a pie. That’s always a good start. Thai chicken pie. The Thai would be the hint of almost elusive chilli, the...

Taste of Freedom is a Big Brekky Brioche

A beautiful spring morning and a Big Brekky Brioche. Cheese, egg perfectly fried with that only just juicy yolk, spinach and multi layers of...

Lockdown: Longing for crumpet

I don’t care. It’s Friday and I’ve earned it. Real butter on crumpets. Wholesome wholemeal crumpets. It’s been too long between crumpet. If this sight...

No ‘celebrity chef’ mishmash, this is real advice

“Who’s too lazy to mash potatoes,” I was muttering, when a lovely old biddy – septuagenarian at least, with gnarled knuckles and hair in...

Unsalted insulted

Who buys UNSALTED butter? (Besides stupid me, not paying attention.) It makes the taste buds lazy. That’s like decaf coffee, light beer, fat-free ice cream, vegan...

Lunch is a Journey in St Kilda

It’s a new Winter, a new Covid strain, a new pie shape. Seemingly hidden on the wind swept, litter strewn Fitzroy Street – empty...

Scottish fish ‘n’ chips – at home

Lunch: steak of Scottish haddock with cheddar & leek melt, in a golden crumb, served with straight cut chips drizzled with Modena balsamic vinegar...

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‘Stolen Childhoods: thriving after abuse’ by Shari Botwin (Rowman & Littlefield) 2024

BOOK REVIEW by Meredith Fuller OAM Psychologist/Author/Documentary Maker "someone went inside of me" With a master's degree in social work and extensive experience...

QUT hosts National Battery Strategy launch

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the QUT Banyo Pilot Plant, to unveil the new National Battery Strategy, and the Battery Breakthrough Initiative, with Annika Wells, Ed Husic, Federal Minister for Science and Industry, Associate Professor Joshua Watts. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese released the first National Battery Strategy yesterday while visiting the QUT Advanced Battery Facility […]

Australia Wind Energy 2024 #AuWE2024

Date: 9 – 11, July, 2024 Location: Melbourne Australia Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Website: https://www.windenergyaustralia.com/ Australia Wind Energy 2024 (#AuWE2024) will be back at MCEC Melbourne from 9th to 11th July 2024, bigger and better than ever! This extraordinary event presents an unparalleled opportunity for you to forge strategic partnerships in the thriving […]

Carbon Capture APAC 2024 —— APAC’s Leading Event for Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage

Date: 9-10 July, 2024 Location: Melbourne Australia Venue: PAN PACIFIC MELBOURNE Website: https://www.carboncaptureapac.com/ Market Background: By 2050, global CCUS deployment will expand 120 times from current levels, raising to at least 4.2 billion metric tons of CO2 per year to meet countries’ net-zero emissions commitments. By 2050, the Asia-Pacific region will reduce emissions by more […]

Viatris Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report: Building Sustainable Access at Scale

·       Company continues to supply high-quality medicines to approximately 1 billion patients around the world annually ·       Report chronicles Viatris’ commitment to providing access to healthcare and building healthier communities ·       Impactful story highlights include “Empathy in Africa: Bridging the Healthcare Divide” – a powerful new documentary short that showcases Viatris’ impact Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS), a global healthcare […]

Go West doubles down on electric achievement

Go West has unveiled its second zero emissions electric coach in Western Australia, ready to improve emission outcomes for resource sector FMG’s operations in the Pilbara. Following the launch of Go West’s first electric coach in February 2023, which is used to transport employees to and from South32 Worsley Alumina, the second EV fleet addition […]

Shimmery Burlesque – Athenaeum Theatre [Melb]

After two sold-out seasons, Shimmery Burlesque will take centre stage at the historic Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne, shining a spotlight on the sparkling world of Burlesque in a grand theatrical spectacle. Opening on Friday 24 May 2024, Shimmery is a first of its kind! Shimmery Burlesque is a...

Millennials and Gen Z prioritise impact investments

Almost 73% of Millennials and Generation Z demand that their investment portfolios include Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, says a new global study conducted by one of the world’s largest independent financial and asset management organizations.​ In the deVere Group poll of more than 800 clients around the world, 72.8% said it was a […]

Looming sustainability regulation is propelling the need for mandated digital ESG reporting by Australia’s largest organisations

Some of Australia’s largest organisations, including Deloitte Australia and PwC Australia, would support mandatory digital ESG reporting as incoming sustainability regulations act as a catalyst for much-needed innovation. Speaking at corporate reporting cloud platform provider, Workiva’s, Accelerate event in Sydney, attended by the likes of Challenger, Yancoal, UNSW, and others, some of Australia’s largest organisations talked […]

Warning for Western Sydney: ignore trees at your peril

Above: TCL’s Terrence Stapleton at Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre, NSW (photography Peter Ayres) Proposed precincts of more than 5,000 homes, along with a new international airport, will see Western Sydney take off over the next few years. Little wonder it’s the state’s fastest-growing region. As planning progresses, local landscape architect Terrence Stapleton is […]

Xpansiv Completes Capital Raise Led by Aramco Ventures

Xpansiv®, the leading market infrastructure provider for the global energy transition, today announced it has finalized a new capital raise led by Aramco Ventures, a leading investor in low-carbon energy and sustainability, and existing investors. The investment will be used to support the further development of Xpansiv’s global energy and environmental markets infrastructure solutions as […]

The 50 most influential ESG corporate professionals in Australia named

By FS Sustainability The 50 most influential environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) professionals working at ASX-listed companies have been named by trade publication FS Sustainability in the 2024 ESG Power50 guide. Running for the second year, the ESG Power50 comprises individuals that hail from diverse industries, each wielding significant influence in their respective spheres. This year’s Power50 […]