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Tracie Barrett

Tracie Barrett is an Irish / Maori storyteller who has worked in journalism in New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Indonesia, China, and Hong Kong. She is also a skilled hospitality professional, cook, office administrator, manager, nanny, and ocean sailor, with a love of travel, and networks around the world. Her poorly curated blog is Flight of the Kiwi

Finding Covid Normal

A musician friend in Aotearoa/New Zealand was telling me about the live gigs he has been playing lately, and those he has booked, and...

Community and Connectivity

Covid sucks! I want to be clear about that. This global pandemic has so far cost us more than a million lives directly, and the...

The best of times, the worst of times

“ … and then, COVID struck.”  As a storyteller, a reader of, and a listener and watcher of stories, I’ve been hearing the above line...

Travel as a Learning Zone

Professional photographer and videographer Aaron Michelson has seen a lot of the world but considers his birthplace of Hong Kong to be his home. The...

‘Dying in droves’ – CovidSchooling in Milan, Italy

When coronavirus first appeared on teacher Melissa’s personal radar, she and colleagues didn’t take it very seriously. That changed quickly for the US citizen...

Taking a break – CovidSchooling in Manitoba, Canada

A look at how teachers, parents and teachers are coping with schooling during the coronavirus global pandemic. Occupational therapist Tara and her husband live in...

The Other Side – CovidSchooling in Beijing, China

A look at how parents, teachers and students around the world are coping with schooling during a global pandemic. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTE: One thing we see with...

Designing Solutions – CovidSchooling in Far North New Zealand

Remote teaching is difficult for all teachers but brings some unique challenges for Greg, a veteran teacher working in New Zealand’s far North. Greg...

Coping in Cambodia – Schooling in the Time of Covid-19

A look at how parents, teachers and students around the world are coping with schooling during a global pandemic. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- When I started interviewing Kaylene for...

Building Communities – Schooling in the Time of Covid-19

A look at how people are coping with schooling and education in this global pandemic, and how it has affected students, parents and teachers...

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Can you escape the ‘medical mayhem’ of UniSA’s new immersive teaching experience?

Fluorescent hospital lights, a post-operative patient monitored by machines, and an anxious medical team waiting to sign off the successful procedure. But something's missing and until it's found no one can leave the room. Accounting for surgical items is a real-life scenario faced by medical teams every day,...

We All Eat

You know what really gets on my nerves. People telling me that they’re on a diet. It doesn’t really matter which one they’re on, but because I’m an Osteopath, they always want to tell me how good it is. I’ve heard them all; keto, the 16/8, the...

MVP Print Melbourne – their role in the Green Printing Movement

Welcome to MVP Print Melbourne, your trusted partner in the green printing movement. As an Australian-owned and operated printing house, we are committed to providing eco-friendly printing solutions that prioritize sustainability without compromising on quality. Our dedicated team is passionate about reducing the environmental impact of printing...

Melbourne Book Printing Success Stories: From Manuscript to Bestseller Share Inspiring Success Stories

Welcome to the world of Melbourne book printing, where dreams become reality, and manuscripts transform into bestsellers. In this article, we dive into the inspiring success stories of authors who have achieved literary triumphs with the help of Melbourne's top-notch printing services. Every book has a story, and...

FRRR and Charter Hall partner to support disaster preparedness and recovery

Friends of Tenterfield Aerodrome Fire Bosses  FRRR and Charter Hall are pleased to announce the expansion of their partnership, signing a three-year agreement to drive further investment in disaster preparedness and recovery efforts across remote, rural and regional communities. The funding will be distributed through FRRR’s flagship Strengthening Rural Communities small grants program. Charter Hall, one of […]

‘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...