Recordings of oral history interviews

RECORDINGS OF ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS ARE A USEFUL WAY TO LEARN ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE’S LIVES. Being interviewed for an oral history recording is a worthwhile activity to undertake. It assists others to learn about your work life or family history. For some people being interviewed, it’s the first time they’ve shared information about themselves with …

Success in times of trial is a mark of character.

WHILE THE WORLD WAITS FOR A HEALTHIER FUTURE, SOME WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT TO STRIVE FOR SUCCESS MAKE THE AIR WE BREATHE SEEM FRESHER. Success is a mark of character. Queen Elizabeth has paid tribute to the British nation’s healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Her Majesty’s speech in full is listed below as printed in …

IP Australia protects my trademark

IP AUSTRALIA PROTECTS MY TRADEMARK AND MANY OTHERS LISTED ON AN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT WEBSITE. As a government entity, IP Australia registers words, designs, images and a range of products to give exclusive rights of use. IP Australia is a Federal government entity managed by the Australian government within Australia. The agency was founded in 1998 …

Vinnies raises funds for the needy in Canberra on 22 June 2017

VINNIES IS RAISING FUNDS FOR THE NEEDY IN CANBERRA ON THURSDAY 22 JUNE 2017.  I’m one of the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) volunteering to ‘sleepout’ to raise funds as part of the VINNIES CEO Sleepout event. Vinnies is the short form of the name St Vincent de Paul Society. Vinnies is a charity which raises funds to help the …

Menslink mentors believe everything is possible.

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 …

Tideline by Elizabeth Truswell

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 …

Heritage Learning Experiences in Canberra

A UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA RESEARCHER KEEPS HERITAGE ON THE MAP. It’s not every day that heritage curators meet their audience, but in mid-July this year several university researchers braved Canberra’s winter weather to do so. They presented their research findings at a heritage symposium for industry, government, university and not-for-profit delegates. The ACT and Region Annual …

Strategic partnering working for New Zealand & China – Part Two

WITH A LITTLE NETWORKING – THE CONVERSATION REALLY WORKED. The new report New Zealand’s China Policy: Building a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership was officially launched in Canberra on 14 July 2015. This strategic partnering for New Zealand and China was conducted at the Australian Centre for China in the World (CIW), Fellows Lane at the Australian National University in Canberra. …

Strategic partnership working for New Zealand & China – Part One

NEW ZEALAND & CHINA HAVE A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP – WITH AUSTRALIA’S SUPPORT. The new report launched by the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) of the University of Technology, Sydney says China looms large in New Zealanders’ awareness of international influences on their wellbeing. Professor Bob Carr of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI), and Mr Tony Browne, Executive Chairman of the …