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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...

EVS SET TO HIT 2.5 MILLION GOAL BY 2030 – BUT IS AUSTRALIA READY?

As electric vehicles (EVs) surge in popularity worldwide, a critical challenge has emerged locally – the required infrastructure to support this growth needs to catch up to where it needs to be. According to a recent report, 71 per cent of Australians consider EV charging infrastructure inadequate in their local area, backed up by the […]

Global Green Earth Economy Foundation (GGEEF) Empowers Businesses for a Thriving Green Economy with P5 Sustainability Framework

Global Green Earth Economy Foundation (GGEEF), a leading advocate for sustainable business practices, today highlighted its commitment to empowering businesses and driving regional progress towards a thriving green economy. GGEEF champions sustainability through its innovative P5 Sustainability Framework of GPM Global (USA), which equips businesses with the tools and resources they need to achieve success […]

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BUSINESS / FINANCE

Wireless Internet & Why Your Australian Business Needs It Today and Always.

There are still Australian businesses out there still using wires and cables to meet their Internet needs. There...

Community-led disaster resilience model benefiting those that need it most

Monash University A new report from Monash University’s Fire to Flourish program has identified how a community-led approach to disaster resilience is delivering positive impacts for affected communities. As climate disasters become more frequent and severe, it is crucial now more than ever to support local communities and individuals in enhancing their preparedness, response and […]

Climate change accelerates emergence of insects in Alpine region

La Trobe University Researchers at La Trobe University’s Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems have exposed the hidden consequences of climate change on Alpine stream ecosystems, which could see an earlier emergence of insects. The study, led by Senior Lecturer in Environment and Genetics Dr Michael Shackleton, focused on streams around Falls Creek and projected significant alterations in water temperatures […]

Urban rewilding startup wins $50,000 Taronga Hatch Accelerator grant

The Groundswell Collective’s co-founders Anna Noon and Mark Colquhoun (middle) win the Taronga Hatch $50, 000 grant  Credit: Guy Dixon  The Groundswell Collective has been announced as this year’s winner of the $50,000 Hatch: Taronga Accelerator Program (Hatch) grant. On Wednesday 19 June, 13 founders of six start-ups went head-to-head for the chance to win […]
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TOORAK TIMES NEWS

St Kilda Festival 2024 : Launched!

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, St Kilda Film Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on exceptional films by both emerging...

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...

Local VIC pup Violet takes out #OZTOPDOG – Top Office Dog 2023

people2people Recruitment proudly unveils the winners and runner-ups of...

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 into poverty creating an urgent need to scale-up social...

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...
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Toorak’s Maribel: from Colombia to the Ison Road Overpass

Women in Engineering Day - 23 June Maribel Gomez perfectly reflects the diversity of the talented team delivering the...

Football spectators giving free kick to racist bigots

Most football fans who have witnessed racism among fellow spectators at sporting matches in recent years have failed...

Dutton to ‘force poisons’ onto the lands of Traditional Owners, can’t be trusted with nuclear

Queensland Conservation Council strongly opposes the introduction of nuclear power into Australia, and calls on opposition Leader Peter...

Thousands of Australians call for an end to rapid population growth

Many well-known and respected names such as Dick Smith AO, economist Leith van Onselen and Emeritus Professor Ian...

St Kilda Festival 2024 : Launched!

Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, St Kilda Film Festival supports the Australian film...

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...

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BUSINESS / FINANCE

Wireless Internet & Why Your Australian Business Needs It Today and Always.

There are still Australian businesses out there still using wires and cables to meet their Internet needs. There...

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...

4 Industries Where Applications of Satellite Images Makes Difference

Satellite-retrieved pictures, gathered from space by both government and private-sector satellites, serve as a crucial tool for monitoring...

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

It’s always uplifting to hear of success stories involving Australian businesses as they wish to take on additional...

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...

POLITICS / SOCIETY

‘The Well’ – A St Kilda Sanctuary

‘The Well’ is situated at 12B Chapel Street, St Kilda.  Nestled between the old Presbyterian mansion (Windana) and...

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...

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT

ASCOTT AND SG ENABLE SIGN PARTNERSHIP TO ELEVATE DISABILITY INCLUSION AND ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Carole at the wheelchair-accessible reception counter. Partnership will lead to Singapore’s industry-first comprehensive playbook with SG Enable to advance Ascott’s disability inclusion efforts across its global portfolio The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment (CLI), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SG Enable, the focal agency for […]

NSW first trial uses insects to transform food waste

Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore AO and Goterra CEO Olympia Yarger. Credit: Nick Langley/City of Sydney City of Sydney In a first for New South Wales, maggots will consume food scraps collected from residents as the City of Sydney investigates more sustainable solutions to process waste. The trial with circular economy solutions company Goterra […]

SCG Introduces 3 Innovations Making Low-Carbon Society “Possible”

Media OutReach Newswire  – As the world is shifting from the global warming phenomenon to “global boiling” which aggravates the severity of the environmental problem, the effort to create “low-carbon society” has become an urgent priority. However, it is a challenging task to encourage business organizations, consumers and all sectors in the society to go […]

SPORT

National Museum partners with the Olympic Museum on vibrant new exhibition

The youth-focused sports and disciplines of 3x3 basketball, BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing feature in...

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:...

TOORAK TIMES LIFESTYLE

Top Tips For Moving With Pets: Ensuring A Smooth Transition For Your Furry Friends

Moving house is a significant event, and it’s essential to consider the impact it will have on your furry family members. Pets can feel the stress of a move...

Navigating Pet Travel: A Guide to Pet Travel Services

Travelling with pets can be both exciting and challenging, requiring careful planning and consideration to make sure the...

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,...

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...

HEALTH| MEDICINE| MIND

Weight loss: Go nuts or go home

Whether they're sprinkled on your morning cereal or kept for an afternoon snack, a handful of nuts could...

5 Anger Management Strategies for Men

Anger is a natural emotion, but when it becomes uncontrollable, it can lead to problems in personal and...

SAVE HOSPITALS AND 000 FOR EMERGENCIES THIS LONG WEEKEND

Victorians should save emergency departments and triple zero for life-threatening emergencies this long weekend as we manage an...

We need to talk about metastatic breast cancer – BCNA’s new media guide

Breast Cancer Network Australia Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) – Australia’s leading voice for people affected by breast cancer...

Australian book industry names adolescent guide Welcome to Sex winner ‘Book of the Year for Older Children’ 

  Hardie Grant Children's Publishing | May 2023  9781760509538 | RRP AU$24.99 The ABIAs celebrate the most successful and impactful...

US FUNDING FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE TREATMENTS TARGETTING THE GUT MICROBIOME

Researchers based at Australia's Translational Research Institute (TRI) have received major funding from the United States Department of...

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

How Energy Providers Simplify Your Move

Moving to a new home can be both exciting and challenging too. Among the many things you need...

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...

DESTINATIONS

Learning how to learn: How SA school children can achieve long-term success

Strategic thinking and problem solving is at the heart of a new study that aims to improve learning...

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,...

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

Ari Jacob Premieres Son Called Moon at Chapel Off Chapel

This June Ari Jacob will introduce Son Called Moon, a brand-new musical. The music for the show was...

Australian teenager Sienna-Rose Jerak Releases A Song For Her Generation

Multitalented teen musician, actor, and model, Sienna-Rose Jerak is poised for the spotlight with her new single To...

National Museum partners with the Olympic Museum on vibrant new exhibition

The youth-focused sports and disciplines of 3x3 basketball, BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing feature in...

EDUCATION

Learning how to learn: How SA school children can achieve long-term success

Strategic thinking and problem solving is at the heart of a new study that aims to improve learning...

Demystifying ATAR Scores: Everything You Need to Know About Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank

Navigating the final years of secondary education can be a daunting experience for students, educators, and parents alike....

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...

Latest Articles

Gasworks Arts Park presents Paint Out, an open-air, live painting experience.

On Saturday 23 and Saturday 30 November, Albert Park’s community arts gem Gasworks Arts Park is hosting a brand new visual arts event, Paint Out - a visual symphony of colour,...

Artefact Theatre Co. presents Much Ado About Nothing

Artefact Theatre Co. is proud to announce the cast for their late October production of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. With a unique slant,...

Kellie Lloyd (Screamfeeder) new band MAJESTIC HORSES Melbourne debut

After recently supporting SWERVEDRIVER, Kellie Lloyd (Screamfeeder) brings her new band, MAJESTIC HORSES, to Melbourne for the very first time to launch a single...

Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows ‘Citizen John’ Tour – MEMO Music Hall – Friday 18 October

THE BLACK SORROWS The Black Sorrows' Joe Camilleri performs in-studio It's been nearly 2 years since The Black Sorrows performed to a full house at MEMO...

Ausmusic T-Shirt Day 2019 – Let the fundraising begin (the full version)!

Do you love Australian music? And care about the people who create it?  Thanks to Ausmusic T-Shirt Day, each and every one of us can show...

Taking Control Of Your Finances Amid Money Madness

The chaotic nature of Australia’s economy was laid bare in early October by the surge in Melbourne property prices. Symptomatic of the highly volatile trends...

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