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Sean J O'Kelly

The Miracle Club (in cinemas August the 3rd)

Do you believe in miracles? I'm unsure if I do or even if I would recognise one if I saw it. Apparently, millions of intelligent individuals...

Balloons Make ‘POP ART’ at Chadstone

First, there was the Chanel 7 television show BLOW UP, featuring ten of Australia's amazingly creative balloon art twisters/decorators. Now, just in time for the...

BLOW UP – The Making Inflation Entertaining

Have you ever watched with awe as a busker or an entertainer at a shopping centre inflates a long sausage balloon and magically twists...

TakTiK Tennis -The New Game In Town

#Product Review I fondly remember how as a child, I would spend countless hours, on the beach, in a park or a mate's backyard, whacking...

Nordic Cinema on show (July-August Palace Theatres)

It was during the Cannes Film Festival, eight years ago that the idea for a “Scandinavian Film Festival” was born when the Palace Festival...

CRANSTON ACADEMY: MONSTER ZONE (Cinema Release for the June School Holidays)

This sci-fi animated movie follows the misadventures of a self-acknowledged boy genius 15-year-old high school student, Danny Dawkins (Jamie Bell) As the inventor of the...

Sweet Tooth (2021 Netflix Original Series)

Sweet Tooth is a new Netflix original series based on the DC comic of the same name written and illustrated by Jeff Lemire. It is...

Six Minutes To Midnight (Cinema release 2020)

Set in the real-life Augusta-Victoria College, located in the English coastal town of Bexhill-On-Sea, this spy vs spy,  pre-WW2 thriller is loosely based on...

On The Beach (1959 Release now streaming on Stan)

As we in Victoria, Australia gingerly come out of our fourth COVID19 LOCKdown and the streets of Melbourne are still near-deserted I am hauntingly...

Blithe Spirit ( 2021 Amazon/Prime Original)

Based on the Noel Coward play of the same name, this romantic comedy is a fun-filled, delightful fantasy that is neither edgy nor offensive. This...

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Father & Son Dead in Donvale House Fire

Father; Calvin Reeder and his son Brendon, were killed in their Donvale house as it went up in flames overnight. At least 30 Fire Rescue Victoria firefighters arrived at 43 Craig Road, Donvale, to find the multi-level, brick and steel constructed home fully involved in fire. FRV Firefighters aggressively...

Frosted – A Winter Spectacular [Melb]

Embark on a journey into an enchanted frost-laden realm at Frosted – A Winter Spectacular. Celebrating Christmas in July! ​During the months of June and July 2024, the big field in Narre Warren opposite Westfield Fountain Gate will become a whimsical sanctuary where all can revel in the...

Unlocking quality corporate insights into SDGs progress

Jointly issued by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the UN Global Compact Updated analysis tool on the SDGs and underlying targets to enable businesses to improve reporting on the Global Goals An updated online database, Business reporting on the SDGs: An analysis of the Goals and Targets, was made available today to improve business reporting on the […]

Sustainable buildings: Beyond solar panels and water tanks

Liz Harrison, Fixed Interest Strategist – ESG at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses how green finance can help to create sustainable buildings and explores the different types of investments available to investors in this sector. Key takeaways: The development of new buildings and, once completed, the energy consumption of these buildings are huge contributors to global […]

Mastering the Digital Landscape: A Manufacturer’s Guide to Effective Digital Marketing Strategies

In today’s rapidly evolving digital age, manufacturers must leverage innovative digital marketing strategies to stay competitive and grow their businesses. The shift from traditional marketing methods to digital platforms has opened up a plethora of opportunities for manufacturers to connect with their target audiences, streamline operations, and...

OPINION PIECE – NAIDOC WEEK A CHANCE TO CELEBRATE INDIGENOUS SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS

This opinion piece by Science & Technology Chief Executive Officer Ryan Winn was published in The Australian on 11 July 2024. It's NAIDOC Week – a chance to recognise and celebrate the rich history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – the country's First...

LEADING WOMEN IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY UNITE TO PROTECT YOUNG ABUSE SURVIVORS

Susan Barton AM (Lighthouse Founder), Faten Sadik representing Property Industry Foundation (PIF), Cr Joe Gianfriddo, Louise Hansen (Executive Director of Hansen Yuncken), Len Warson (Lighthouse Chair) and Bill Mountford (Lighthouse’s Deputy Chair). Key players in Victoria’s construction industry are making a difference to the lives of vulnerable young women by raising funds and completing the […]

KICK OFF YOUR TIME AT ONLINE RETAILER!

The Countdown Is On To The Retro Olympics Party! It’s time to dust off those old school trackies and sweatbands, slap on some green and gold zinc, and chase that Gold Medal! Join us for a night filled with fun, nostalgia, and great vibes as we bring the...

Sircel secures $5m impact investment from Kilara Capital

Funding to boost national expansion and Australia’s most advanced solar panel recycling facility Australia’s largest e-waste processor, Sircel, has secured a $5 million capital injection from impact investor Kilara Capital to drive  its national expansion and processing capabilities on its mission to solve the global e-waste crisis. Attracted to the Australian owned green technology company’s proven […]

Improving fish habitats for Saltwater Creek, Cairns

OzFish Cairns is restoring Saltwater and Lilly Creeks in urban Cairns to aid in fish passage and breeding OzFish Unlimited The Cairns Chapter of OzFish Unlimited will receive $1.5 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Urban Rivers and Catchments Program. The funding will allow the members of the Cairns Chapter of OzFish Unlimited to […]

New solutions to keep drinking water safe as pesticide use skyrockets worldwide

Water scientists from Australia and China have proposed a more effective method of removing organic pesticides from drinking water, reducing the risk of contamination and potential health problems. A 62% rise in global pesticide use in the past 20 years has escalated fears that many of these chemicals could end up in our waterways, causing […]

First Nations Finance Corporation named Sustainability Leader by Australian Financial Review

FNFC has been recognised for its innovative social commercial enterprise model focused on creating more roles for First Nations people within Australia’s Finance sector  First Nations Finance is thrilled to announce it has been selected as a ‘Leader’ by the Australian Financial Review for the Banking, Insurance, Superannuation & Financial Services category in the 2024 […]