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ASIC’s Centrepay Ban Against First Nations People Set for Landmark Racial Discrimination Legal Challenge

Urban Rampage, a key retailer for First Nations people in remote communities, is poised to launch a landmark...

Silence is not an option for First Nations’ content in Australian schools

Authentic and sometimes confronting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content is helping the next generation of Australian teachers...

Public-private Collaboration to Track Progress on Global Renewables Target

IRENA has selected GRA as the exclusive private sector partner for its annual report series, officially commissioned by the COP28 Presidency, to track the tripling of renewable power capacity and doubling of energy efficiency by 2030. Following the historic outcome of the first Global Stocktake to triple global renewable energy capacity and double energy efficiency […]

Companies seen hiring for roles to lead sustainable practices in travel and tourism industry, finds GlobalData

A notable shift is underway in the travel and tourism industry as companies are increasingly prioritizing sustainable practices, energy efficiency, waste reduction, and conservation efforts in their hiring strategies. Against this backdrop, airline and airport companies are posting some senior/mid-level environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-related jobs for initiatives around business operations, reveals the Job Analytics Database of GlobalData, a […]

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BUSINESS / FINANCE

How heavy-duty shelving provides a safe way to increase storage

Client URL: https://unitedstorage.com.au/shop/storage-shelving/heavy-duty-shelving/ Key phrase: heavy-duty shelving   It’s always uplifting to hear of success stories involving Australian businesses as they...

Stronger for longer: Oil demand to grow in the mid-term, future trajectory depends on clean tech and policy

Oil demand will rise further in the medium term, according to Rystad Energy research and modeling, as low-carbon alternatives are not yet sufficiently developed or economically competitive to offset the growing demand for transportation and industrial services. Rystad Energy’s latest Oil Macro Scenarios report explains how the 13 sectors that rely on oil will face […]

Passive ESG Investing Needs Careful Attention Amid ‘Backlash’

By Wichen Ding – bfinance Director Equity and  Kathryn Saklatvala bfinance Senior Director, Head of Investment Content  From the pages of the Financial Times and Reuters to the hallways of investment conferences, noise of an ‘ESG Backlash’ has echoed around the asset management industry through recent months. ‘Exhibit’ A for naysayers: ESG equity indices, with prominent […]

Grill’d announces a major initiative to promote sustainability in their burger offerings

In January 2023, burger restaurant chain Grill’d introduced the Gamechanger, using grass-fed beef patties made from cows that produce up to two-thirds fewer methane emissions than regular cattle. The Gamechanger burger is the world’s 1st all-natural sustainable beef burger. As part of phase 2, from 7th May 2024, seven Grill’d restaurants nationwide will exclusively offer 100% Gamechanger […]

Green concrete recycling twice the coal ash is built to last

Dr Chamila Gunasekara holds a sample of the low-carbon concrete. Credit: Michael Quin, RMIT. New modelling reveals that low-carbon concrete developed at RMIT University can recycle double the amount of coal ash compared to current standards, halve the amount of cement required and perform exceptionally well over time. More than 1.2 billion tonnes of coal […]
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TOORAK TIMES NEWS

Seeing Eye Dogs – Matched Giving Day 2024

Matched Giving Day 2024 at Seeing Eye Dogs Melbourne. Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs is hoping the generosity of Australians can help it prepare more young people for a life...

Imam Kamran Tahir will be traveling to Sydney to attend the funeral of Faraz Tahir

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community The Imam of Adelaide's largest mosque, the Mahmood Mosque, Imam Kamran Tahir, will join the funeral...

OPENING OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF FRANCE IN MELBOURNE

Mr Pierre-André Imbert, the Ambassador of France to Australia, is pleased to announce the opening of a Consulate General...

Bendigo Bank Scholarship Program reaches new heights! Unprecedented demand as applications surge and successful candidates announced

With the University and TAFE academic years in full swing, dozens of bright-eyed students have recently learned they...

Footy legends unite to call for investment in concussion and CTE

DATE: Tuesday 23 April EVENT TIME: 11:30am – 1:30pm VENUE: National Press Club, 16 National Circuit Barton, ACT ABC24 News Channel Broadcast: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Copy...

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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COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT REVIEW SPEED LIMITS

The Victorian Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Parliamentary Committee has backed RACV’s calls to reduce the speed limit when passing...

Imam of Perth’s Biggest Mosque will hold a press conference in the wake of last night’s Perth knife attack at 1:30pm today

Imam of Perth's Biggest Mosque will hold a press conference in the wake of last night's Perth knife...

ASIC’s Centrepay Ban Against First Nations People Set for Landmark Racial Discrimination Legal Challenge

Urban Rampage, a key retailer for First Nations people in remote communities, is poised to launch a landmark...

Victorian nurses and midwives to hear industrial action ballot result and decide next campaign steps

Victorian public sector ANMF members attended a statewide members meeting on 21 March 2024 and rejected the Victorian...

Seeing Eye Dogs – Matched Giving Day 2024

Matched Giving Day 2024 at Seeing Eye Dogs Melbourne. Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs is hoping the generosity of...

Imam Kamran Tahir will be traveling to Sydney to attend the funeral of Faraz Tahir

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community The Imam of Adelaide's largest mosque, the Mahmood Mosque, Imam Kamran Tahir, will join the funeral...

OPENING OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF FRANCE IN MELBOURNE

Mr Pierre-André Imbert, the Ambassador of France to Australia, is pleased to announce the opening of a Consulate General...

Bendigo Bank Scholarship Program reaches new heights! Unprecedented demand as applications surge and successful candidates announced

With the University and TAFE academic years in full swing, dozens of bright-eyed students have recently learned they...

Footy legends unite to call for investment in concussion and CTE

DATE: Tuesday 23 April EVENT TIME: 11:30am – 1:30pm VENUE: National Press Club, 16 National Circuit Barton, ACT ABC24 News Channel Broadcast: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Copy...

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BUSINESS / FINANCE

How heavy-duty shelving provides a safe way to increase storage

Client URL: https://unitedstorage.com.au/shop/storage-shelving/heavy-duty-shelving/ Key phrase: heavy-duty shelving   It’s always uplifting to hear of success stories involving Australian businesses as they...

11% of VIC employees are quitting due to management issues

people2people Recruitment Reveals Key Insights from Annual Employment and Salary Report people2people Recruitment, a prominent recruitment agency operating in...

Is Narcissistic Abuse the Same Thing as Coercive Control?

CONTENT WARNING. This material may cause distress. Reader discretion advised. Coercive control is a pattern of behaviours, not a...

MedCart Marketplace Launches OME Outsourcing: Revolutionizing Ecommerce with Expert Virtual Assistant Services

MedCart, Australia’s leading medical marketplace, is excited to announce the official launch of OME Outsourcing, an innovative virtual...

Can mobile notary services near me authenticate historical documents?

Curious about whether those mobile notaries you spot-zipping from one place to another can also deal with ancient...

Investing in Women Luncheon – Monday 20 May – Melbourne

How are you Investing in Women? Women's Network Australia, in partnership with Lander & Rogers, invites you to share a light lunch...

POLITICS / SOCIETY

ASIC’s Centrepay Ban Against First Nations People Set for Landmark Racial Discrimination Legal Challenge

Urban Rampage, a key retailer for First Nations people in remote communities, is poised to launch a landmark...

ONE WEEK TO GO until Melbourne Memory Walk & Jog!

With only a few sleeps to go walkers, joggers and runners are gearing up to participate in the...

Seeing Eye Dogs – Matched Giving Day 2024

Matched Giving Day 2024 at Seeing Eye Dogs Melbourne. Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs is hoping the generosity of...

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT

Ashurst advises Aquila Capital on procurement and portfolio financing of New Zealand solar PV projects

Global law firm Ashurst has advised Aquila Capital as international counsel on their procurement and portfolio financing of solar PV projects with an expected capacity of 180MWp in New Zealand. The portfolio forms part of a broader 1.4GW portfolio of solar PV assets to be developed by a joint venture between Aquila and Far North […]

CBA enhances small business Sustainability Tool with Aussie-owned businesses

CBA is working with BioPak and EnergyFlex to help more small businesses achieve their sustainability goals. Commonwealth Bank’s Sustainability Action Tool now integrates offers from compostable food packaging organisation BioPak, and energy insights from start-up EnergyFlex, to better help small businesses embed sustainability into their operations, saving money and reducing the cost of doing business. Launched in […]

Public-private Collaboration to Track Progress on Global Renewables Target

IRENA has selected GRA as the exclusive private sector partner for its annual report series, officially commissioned by the COP28 Presidency, to track the tripling of renewable power capacity and doubling of energy efficiency by 2030. Following the historic outcome of the first Global Stocktake to triple global renewable energy capacity and double energy efficiency […]

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

Mums Deserve More Than Roses: Unique Floral Gifts for Mother’s Day 2024 in Australia

Mother's Day is a cherished occasion to honour the extraordinary women who have shaped our lives with love, wisdom, and nurturing care. As Sunday, May 12, 2024, approaches, it's...

FIRE: 48 Major Road, Fawkner 3060

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

‘If in doubt, don’t go out’: the risks of swimming at unpatrolled beaches this summer

Thinking of swimming at unpatrolled beaches this summer? Don't do it until you know the risks. There's no doubt...

New regulation of vapes starting January 2024

The first stage of Australia's vaping reforms was made by the Governor-General in Federal Executive Council this week,...

Queer PHOTO: ground-breaking LGBTQIA+ showcase taking over Melbourne’s West 

27 January 2024 – 24 March 2024 Presented by Midsumma and PHOTO 2024, in partnership with Creative Victoria's Go...

HEALTH| MEDICINE| MIND

Study shows 20 per cent of Australians are harmed by others’ drinking

A new study published in Addiction journal shows around a fifth of adult Australians reported harm from the excessive drinking of people...

Is Narcissistic Abuse the Same Thing as Coercive Control?

CONTENT WARNING. This material may cause distress. Reader discretion advised. Coercive control is a pattern of behaviours, not a...

Transformative funding for Australian medical research must centre people with a lived experience

  BCNA Director of Policy, Advocacy & Support Services Vicki Durston. Breast Cancer Network Australia Medical research achieves much greater outcomes...

Cardio-fitness cuts death and disease by nearly 20%

Running, cycling, or swimming – if you regularly exercise, you're well on track for a long and healthy...

Life prolonging breast cancer drug recommended for PBS subsidy, but it is not time to celebrate

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) today welcomed a decision by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) to recommend...

Mastering Smile Restoration: The Triumvirate of Dental Implants, Composite Veneers, and Cosmetic Dentistry

Introduction: In the realm of cosmetic dentistry, the pursuit of a flawless smile often leads individuals on a journey...

EAT AND DRINK

5 Surprising Reasons to Sip on Decaffeinated Tea

Tea lovers rejoice! While many of us relish that energizing jolt from our morning cuppa, there's something to...

7 Ways to Promote Your Restaurant in Australia

Australia's culinary scene is fiercely competitive and it takes more than great food to stand out. It requires...

Newly released 2024 Wine Industry Directory becomes pivotal data source for a challenged grape and wine sector 

Long regarded as a crucial resource for wine professionals, the brand-new edition of the Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry...

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...

AROUND THE HOUSE

5 GRAVE MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN MOVING INTERSTATE IN AUSTRALIA

Moving into a new location may undoubtedly be an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. However, difficulties are inevitable with...

Top 5 Reasons You Should Service Your Heating System

You have been using your heating system for years. You are happy with how it has served you...

Clean Solar Panels with Pressure Washer: Should You or Not?

Solar panels are a great device that absorbs sun rays and offers electricity to many households and businesses....

Choosing the Best Plumber in Frankston: Expertise, Experience, and Excellence

When it comes to plumbing services in Burwood, expertise is key. A professional plumber in Burwood should have...

The Importance of Quality Plumbing Installation: How Geelong Plumbers Ensure Long-lasting Results

In the vibrant city of Geelong, homeowners understand the value of quality craftsmanship in every aspect of their...

How to Choose the Right Plumbing Fixtures for Your Point Cook Home: Style vs. Functionality

In the vibrant suburb of Point Cook, homeowners are often faced with selecting plumbing fixtures that strike the...

DESTINATIONS

Travel Ideas for Caravans That Will Keep You and Your Mobile Home Safe and Secure

As the allure of the open road calls, leaving on a motorhome journey guarantees an excursion loaded up...

The Allure of Living in Manly

Manly, the picturesque suburb nestled on Sydney's northern beaches, stands as a beacon of coastal living and a...

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...

FASHION + STYLE

Tall Crown Prince Melbourne Based Bespoke Mad Hatter

To me, hats used to be the pinnacle of elegance and style. Sadly, nowadays hats are mainly mass-produced...

Elle Macpherson returns to the catwalk after 16 years for the PayPal Runway

PayPal is bringing iconic Australian supermodel, Elle Macpherson, back to the catwalk for the first time in 16...

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...

ARTS + CULTURE

SWOON SERIES 2024

Amagh Toorak. 226 Kooyong Road Toorak THE Swoon Series as presented by internationally acclaimed/ multi award winning pianist/ composer,...

$15K Omnia Art Prize and Exhibition to be announced 24 May

Vibrant, culturally-rich and thought-provoking, the Omnia Art Prize is a premier annual prize and exhibition celebrating Australian contemporary...

Last chance to see Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs

Last chance to see Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs Australian Museum’s most successful exhibition set to close 19...

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...

Research exposes alarming impact of ‘manfluencer’ culture on Australian schools

Research from Monash University has unveiled concerning insights into the resurgence of male supremacy and the advancement of...

Creating an Effective Study Space: Strategies for Online Students

Creating an effective study space is crucial for online students, especially those pursuing demanding programs. With the rise...

Latest Articles

Misogyny, male rage and the words men use to describe Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg departs after speaking at the youth climate strike in Battery Park, New York. Peter Foley/EPA Detractors have dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta...

POMONA is coming, view the trailer!

Pomona grabs you and doesn’t let go. It makes you lean into its twists and turns even as you want to look away. In an...

ESCAPED ALONE in reviews, support emerging artists & subscribe for the second half of 2019.

ESCAPED ALONE, by Caryl Churchill and directed by Jenny Kemp, is impressing audiences and reviewers alike. Tickets are selling fast so book now and join us at“Red...

ESCAPED ALONE opens this week!

Masterful. It’s the word to escape my throat following a rehearsal run of Jenny Kemp’s production of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone. This is a work of the...

Inside ESCAPED ALONE, final days of WAKEY, WAKEY and INK applications open

Our Australian premiere season of ESCAPED ALONE, the latest work by Caryl Churchill, is currently in rehearsals with a stellar cast directed by the highly...

RIDE LIKE A GIRL

As a little girl, Michelle Payne (Teresa Palmer) dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup — horse racing's toughest two-mile race. The youngest...

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