TWO LEADERS SPEAK ABOUT MENTOR SUPPORT TO BEAT “DEADLY SILENCE”. Menslink is a charitable association promoting mentoring, support and social inclusion of young men in Canberra. The non-profit Association was established to help troubled and socially isolated young men aged 12 to 25 years of age. It provides professional services with outreach activities in the Canberra
THE PLIMSOLL LINE IS USED AS A REFERENCE MARK. The Plimsoll line is located on a ship’s hull to indicate the maximum depth to which a vessel may be safely immersed when loaded with cargo. The Plimsoll line is a special marking for maritime matters. It’s also known as the International Load Line, or the water line (positioned amidship). Another
AN AUSTRALIAN GEOSCIENTIST AND VISUAL ARTIST FROM KALGOORLIE TAKES IN TIDELINES IN THE KIMBERLEYS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. A recent exhibition by geologist-artist Elizabeth Truswell shows the clear intersection of geology and outback art. In the Tideline exhibition held in Canberra this month, Elizabeth Truswell shows the public on the eastern seaboard the ruggedness and beauty of Western
THE SCOTTISH TARTAN WARRIORS TOOK OVER SOUTH CANBERRA AGAIN FOR ANOTHER FAIR AND CEILIDH SHOWING THEIR INNATE STRENGTH AND BRAVERY IN THE GLARING SPRING HEAT. Anyone in Canberra with a deep love of all-things Scottish rallied around the sound of the pipes and drums on Saturday 10 October 2015 at the Canberra Highland Gathering and Scottish
CROATIAN EMBASSY HOSTS ROBOTICS EXHIBITION. Drones, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) and remotely piloted aircraft or ‘aircraft without a human pilot on board’ were part of the robotics display hosted by the Croatian Embassy earlier this month. The Robotics Exhibition was generously supported as part of ‘Windows to the World’ program* in Canberra in conjunction with a range
THE EMBASSY CROATIA EXTENDS ITS REACH ACROSS THE SEAS AND OUTBACK. Diplomats from Croatia in Canberra presented a robotic chivalric tournament of the ‘Windows to the World‘ program* last weekend highlighting its noble traditional past. Visitors to the Embassy of Croatia were plied with warm welcomes, and literature about the history and culture of Croatia
THE SOLOMON ISLANDS’ HIGH COMMISSION IN CANBERRA WELCOMED VISITORS WITH A DANCE AND SING-A-LONG LAST MONTH. The High Commission of Solomon Islands in Canberra warmly welcomed visitors to its newest building with a traditional dance and sing-along late last month. The Embassy-High Commission Open Day is part of the second year of the ‘Windows to the World‘ Week program held
CANBERRA ARCHITECTS ARE CHALLENGED: GO CONTEMPORARY. The ACT chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) (http://www.architecture.com.au/events/state-territory/act-chapter/act-event) and the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) (http://nga.gov.au/architects/) presented four thought-provoking lectures by award-winning Australian architects last month. The AIA talks were held for four consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6-7pm in the James O Fairfax Theatre, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.