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Suzie Eisfelder

Suzie has been writing about books since 2009. She continues to write about books, writing, book shops, conventions and whatever other book related things come to hand. There is a distinct possibility she will die with a book in her hand.

Orwell: The Authorised Biography – Michael Shelden

George Orwell: The Authorised Biography by Michael Shelden Published by MINERVA on 1991 Pages: 576 Goodreads This biography of George Orwell draws on a range of sources including...

Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov

Another book from a deceased estate. The late owner had a reasonable size of English literature as well as novels in both Romanian and...

Monkey Grip

Monkey Grip by Helen Garner Published by Penguin Books on February 7th 1984 Pages: 245 Goodreads In "Monkey Grip", Helen Garner charts the lives of a generation. Her...

Murder on the Menu – edited by Peter Haining

Murder On The Menu by Peter Haining on January 1st 1991 Pages: 320 Goodreads What better way to do away with an enemy than at the dinner table?...

Requiem for a Wren – Nevil Shute

Another book in the Dymocks Reading Challenge 2020. This book ticked off the ‘book with a red cover’ category for me. I’m loving this...

The Yellow Bird Sings – Jennifer Rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner Goodreads A powerfully moving and utterly gripping debut novel about a mother and daughter forced into hiding at the...

Maigret Loses His Temper – Georges Simenon

by Georges Simenon Published by Penguin Genres: Detective You may have heard of the series of TV movies with Rowan Atkinson in the starring role of...

Elvis and Me – Priscilla Beaulieu Presley with Sandra Harmon

Elvis And Me by Priscilla Presley, Sandra Harmon on 1985 Goodreads The New York Times bestseller that reveals the intimate story of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley,...

Big Pulp Summer 2012

Big Pulp Summer 2012: The Purloined Pearl by Bill Olver, Beth Cato Published by Exter Press on 2012 Pages: 213 Goodreads Each issue of Big Pulp is packed...

Total Recall – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Total Recall - My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger Published by Simon & Schuster Ome on October 1st 2012 Genres: Autobiography Pages: 656 Goodreads Arnold Schwarzenegger's TOTAL...

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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 […]