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The CEO Institute Launches a Campaign to Assist Those Wishing to Extend CEO Tenure

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:37

(Melbourne, Victoria) According to the Wall Street Journal, the average CEO holds his or her position for an average of 9.7 years in 2013, an increase over the 8.1 years seen in 2012. Back in 2000, the average CEO stayed in his or her position for approximately ten years, and the decrease in tenure is due, in large part, to increased intensity in the marketplace along with increased competition.


Mintec Systems Launches Custom Software Packages To Meet The Demands Of Business

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:26 announces Bespoke Software tailor-made for the unique needs of companies all over Australia.

Writing for the technology website “” Vice President of Marketing Charles Var discusses “The Top Five Advantages Of Custom Business Applications.” Charles Var explains, “Businesses should always investigate the advantages of custom-made software for their all company needs.


The Future CEO™ Program - Providing executive coaching and support for the CEO's of tomorrow

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:39
New version of industry-leading executive training program will supply scholarships to Australia's top female business leaders and new perspectives on high level leadership, the CEO Institute reports.

Why don’t we listen to the advice we give our children?

Thursday, 26 June 2014 00:00

When I was little I was always told to share everything that I played with, we all were right? Other children I had never met before would approach me and ask (usually very politely) if they could play with me. Often this would mean that we would end up playing for hours, and we would become great friends.

My partner once said to her son, “You have all these toys you never play with… today we are going to pack them all up and give them away to children that do not have toys to play with”. Her son thought it was a great idea!

Sharing is in our blood.


Carsguide teams up with Dealer Solutions to deliver a seamless service to dealers

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 09:07

Carsguide has announced the appointment of Dealer Solutions as its exclusive online data aggregation service provider, the first in a series of exciting website improvements for the year ahead.


Hotel Claremont Guest House Expands Low Cost Accommodation Options

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 08:51

Recent data released by the Australian Tourism Bureau revealed that more than 6 million tourists visit the popular continent each year. The figures also indicated that globally, Australia was the fifth largest destination for overseas students. With these trends in mind, Hotel Claremont Guest House is now offering a variety of comfortable, affordable accommodation, designed to appeal to cost-conscious visitors, students, and backpackers.


With this app I thee divorce

Thursday, 06 February 2014 16:14

A new year brings new beginnings and for some that means divorce.


Breakthrough endoscopy imaging system arrives in Australia

Thursday, 06 February 2014 16:04

Bowel cancer accounted for 12.6 per cent of all new cancers in Australia according to the latest data published(1). Although colonoscopy exams prevent many colon cancer deaths and are considered the most sensitive method for detecting colorectal cancers, the procedure is not completely effective in preventing cancer cases. EndoChoiceRInc. recently unveiled research that showed that its new FuseT system significantly improves the accuracy of this procedure and greatly reduces the number of adenomas missed during surgery.


LegalVision becomes Australia’s first legal service provider to accept payments using Bitcoin.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:06

Sydney - LegalVision is Australia’s only legal service provider to allow its customers to pay for legal services with bitcoin. LegalVision CEO Lachlan McKnight was interested in using the crypto-currencies because it fitted with the online firm’s emphasis on efficiency and innovation.


Like it, Love it, or leave it? EXFOLIMATE

Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:08

We asked a beauty buff to try it out, and this is what she said…


101 Vagina calendar ready for Xmas; 101 Penis project progressing

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 13:47

Following the successful exhibition of the 101 Vagina book at Sydney Fringe and Melbourne Fringe festivals, photographer Philip Werner is now busy with the follow-up project, 101 Penis, as well as planing the US launch of 101 Vagina.


$5000 buys lifetime cat boarding

Monday, 02 December 2013 14:34

Cat Napping Suburban Retreat’s innovative owner Ebony Centazzo is shaking up the normally boring cat boarding industry. She has started a campaign on Indiegogo- in the hopes to raise $25,000 to open a second unique indoor cattery in another expanding western suburbs growth area.


Coffee for Life? Accountants have never been this innovative — or have they?

Monday, 25 November 2013 09:56
Imagine this; an accounting firm setting up its office in a café — and not just any café — one that’s owned and operated by the firm AND one that’s being crowd-funded right now.

And in Brisbane too!

Crusts for Cancer - Local Pizzeria aims to raise $10,000 in a month to help kids fight cancer.

Friday, 18 October 2013 11:38

Taking a “slice out of Cancer”

The Italian Willoughby, aiming to raise $10,000 in a month for Kids with cancer.

The Italian Willoughby is a local pizzeria putting together a fund raiser for the kids with cancer foundation, during the month of November, in our first annual “crusts for cancer”


10th National Allied Health Conference 17-18 October 2013

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 12:54

It is with great pleasure the conference committee invites you to attend Allied Health's premier event, the 10th National Allied Health Conference, which will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 17 and 18 October 2013. Registrations are still open and will remain open on the day.


Cobra Mobile releases new Pocket Garden game for iPhone and iPad. What can you grow today?

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 12:06

Dundee, Scotland, UK. - Cobra Mobile today released their exciting all-new puzzle, matching and sorting game for iPhone and iPad.

Pocket Garden mixes a unique all-new puzzle matching and sorting game with the fun of building and creating your very own garden in your pocket. Facebook social play allows you to play in your friend’s gardens and share your rewards!


Finance and Investment Forum

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 11:59

Finance and Investment Forum Australia will bring together stakeholders and players as sustained investment in the datacentre and cloud sector drives new opportunities across the region.


Pinot Domination at Firefly Neutral Bay

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 12:02

“There’s only one thing hotter than the mercury right now and that’s the love affair Sydneysiders are having with pinot noir.

The recent Pinot Palooza wine & music festival at Carriageworks last week featured DJ’s and more than sixty of Australia & New Zealands finest pinot producers and was a sold out event.


Music industry insider's one-of-a-kind vocal health workshop comes to Australia

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 11:59

Everywhere you look, singers are struggling - perhaps they start off well, but soon find themselves ensnared in an ever-worsening tangle of vocal complications, strain, and ultimately neurological and physiological damage, often reaching the point of giving up on their dream of a career in music.


Holden Racing Team trains at Waterlions Swimming Club

Monday, 14 October 2013 00:00

Waterlions Head Coach Wayne Lawes held a swim training session for the Holden Racing Team on the 4th October 2013.Â

Anthony Klarica is the facilitator of the unusual pairing of an elite Swim Coach with the elite Holden Racing Team. Anthony is the Managing Director of Elite Performance. He has spent the last 15 years working as a Psychologist and Performance Coach.


Construction Master Building Calculators Now Available in Australia, New Zealand

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 20:41

Calculated Industries (CI), the USA’s leading manufacturer of specialty calculators and measuring tools, is now marketing and distributing two of its builders’ tools at Bunnings Warehouse and other tool supply dealers in Australia and New Zealand.


Newzulu launches Australian citizen journalism awards

Friday, 20 September 2013 13:25
Newzulu Australia Reporter Awards offer $5000 in cash prizes to citizen journalists

SYDNEY // Newzulu / AFP / AAP // -- Newzulu Australia announced it has launched the first Australian citizen journalism awards, offering $5000 in cash prizes to citizen reporters submitting photos, videos and articles in the Breaking News, Celebrities, Entertainment and Sports categories. The Newzulu Australia Reporter of the Year will be awarded to the most outstanding contribution overall. In addition to publication on and eligibility for cash prizes, submissions to the Newzulu Australia Reporter Awards will be distributed to domestic and global media outlets including television and radio broadcasters, newspaper and magazine publishers.

Financial planners ask - have we got retirement all wrong?

Thursday, 19 September 2013 10:20

Too many people are retiring not because they can no longer do their job, but because society has decided that somewhere around 65, you should be put out to pasture. These reluctant retirees often end up bored and unhappy. Why do we try to force people to cease work at 65 if they’d like to work longer?


Fox Symes uses Display Conversion Optimizer and enhanced campaigns to increase conversions by 227%

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 10:48

Established in February 2000, Fox Symes is the largest provider of debt solutions to individuals and businesses in Australia. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FSA Group Limited, a public company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.


Launch of Floodlight Data

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:30

A fundamental change in the information available to retail investors.

We are pleased to announce the launch of Floodlight Data; a service specifically aimed at increasing the knowledge base available to every-day investors.

Analyst level financial information for all investors at a price everyone can afford, and in a format everyone can understand.


Vision for Australia - "The Can-Do Country"

Thursday, 22 August 2013 15:52

As Federal Election banter focuses on whether or not candidates can be sexy and buses breaking down it’s fair to ask, where’s the conversation about what Australia will look like in 2050?


Australian Governments Won't "Walk the Talk" on Sustainable Offices

Thursday, 22 August 2013 14:53

Sustainability is one of the hot topics this election. Many government organisations and corporations in Australia are very strong in their verbal support for sustainability these days, but they are weak on action. Their offices are full of papers and they are held together with environmentally-unfriendly metal ring binders.


Unfors RaySafe launches RaySafe S1: Dose management software increases patient safety at hospitals

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 10:14

Singapore - Unfors RaySafe (formerly Unfors Instruments), the leading independent supplier of radiation measurement solutions for the X-ray room, has extended its product portfolio to include the RaySafe S1, the first cloud-based dose management software of its kind.


Writers Wanted. Over $3000 up for grabs for students

Monday, 12 August 2013 09:39

Entry is now open in the 2013 Schools Writing Competition. Students all over Australia are invited to enter their short stories OR poems, and battle it out for the great cash and prizes on offer.


Australian Company Provides FBT Relief for Fleets With Unique Product!

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 11:33

ExclusiveFleet powered by GreenShareCar, Australia's leading provider of car sharing technology for pool vehicle management, is in an ideal position to mitigate the impacts of the devastating FBT announcements that have left the automotive industry devastated over the changes to FBT treatments.


Garden Shed Sales – The New Australian Economic Indicator?

Thursday, 11 July 2013 12:18

The strength of the Australian economy differs depending on who you listen to. Economists argue the Australian economy has never been stronger. Retailers counter that consumer confidence and sales are low, that the indicators the economists are looking at are wrong with the Australian economy in dire straits. Who should we believe? What economic indicators should Australian economists be looking at to determine the true health of the Australian Economy?


Complaints to City of Sydney council about 101 Vagina Exhibition

Friday, 28 June 2013 15:22

Complaints have been made to City of Sydney council about the 101 Vagina Exhibition on now at 107 Projects gallery at 107 Redfern st, Redfern.

One complaint focused on the posters around town advertising the exhibition. Though the posters contain no nudity they prominently feature the word vagina, which some people still seem to find offensive. The other complaint was that there were vagina photos displayed in the gallery windows, which there are not, though the photos are visible through the gallery windows when looking closely.


Varley Group acquires Telescopic Tower Enterprises

Monday, 24 June 2013 16:21

Brisbane, Queensland – June 24th, 2013: The Varley Group of companies announces the acquisition of Telescopic Tower Enterprises Pty Ltd (TTE) and its entry into the power utilities and elevating work platform industry. TTE is a Brisbane based company that is the exclusive Australian, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand dealer for USA company TEREX vehicle-mounted Elevating Work Platforms (EWP’s), Crane Borers and Cable Placers. Italian companies Oil & Steel and Palazzani are also represented for sales and support of EWP’s.


New Event: Murder Mystery at CountryPlace

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:02

On Saturday July 13 you’ll discover six mysterious partners have discovered an amazing process for turning wine into petrol that they took from a German scientist 15 years ago. And you will find out that there are villains everywhere who are prepared to kill for the secret.


Newcastle Permanent first ever to take title from majors

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 15:41

Newcastle Permanent yesterday made history by beating out all the major banks to win the Money magazine Home Lender of the Year title – the first time one of the major banks has not won the award.


Festival of the Vagina comes to Sydney.

Thursday, 06 June 2013 12:14

On 29 June 2013, Sydney will host Australia's second Festival of the Vagina. The first was held in Melbourne in March as part of the 101 Vagina Book Launch and Exhibition, and attracted around 1000 visitors.


Melbourne psychologist claims education is in crisis. He offers solutions.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 14:20

‘We know what we should be doing and we know how to do it . . . What is left but to act!’

This is the rallying cry of author, Greg Nicholson, psychologist and educator, who claims in his book (for students, Grade 5—Year 12) that Western education is in crisis.


$50 Million dollar project to reduce greenhouse emissions from cremation

Monday, 03 June 2013 11:05

Australian business Aquamation International, based in Melbourne, is reducing the environmental damage caused by funerals.

Aquamation International has announced they are in the final stage of discussions with investors, who plan to open 47 new Aquamation Centres throughout Australia within the next two years, and will then provide the only environmentally-sensitive funeral.


Australian Release – Lottie, Dolls designed for girls of today. "Be Bold Be Brave Be You"

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:43

Global Discovery is proud to introduce the Lottie dolls to Australia.

Lottie was launched in August 2012 as a new innovative fashion doll for girls aged 3-9 years. Since her debut, Lottie has won 12 Toy industry awards in the USA & UK (listed below).


Outback Festival promises five days of frantic family fun

Monday, 20 May 2013 11:44

That eccentric celebration of all things Aussie and outback, the Outback Festival is on again. The festival is held every two years in Winton, Queensland, drawing visitors from across the country and overseas to experience the quirky and fun side of life in the Outback.


The Lamington party on dying with dignity, tackling gambling and making organ donation opt-out only

Thursday, 09 May 2013 15:18

The Lamington Party, a centre-left political party, today announced a series of initiatives that they hope will encourage public and political debate on important social issues. Jason McKenzie, the party’s founder, today noted, “We’re beholden to no big business or union, we’re beholden to our conscience and working with what we believe are common Australian traits of ingenuity, problem-solving and generosity to help address these important challenges.”


New Website to Streamline Recruitment Solutions for Businesses

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 16:31

A Melbourne company has launched an online recruitment solutions website that is set to revolutionise the hiring experience for businesses across all sectors.


New centre-left party with a focus on design, innovation and technology enters the political fray

Monday, 06 May 2013 10:59

The Lamington Party, named after the uniquely Australian dessert, is focused on bringing Australia’s problem-solving skills, ingenuity and generosity to the fore. It is a new political party with equality, sustainability and innovation at its heart and sustainable development at the core of its policies.


Workplace Safety Company’s Customers Help Raise $10,000 For Youth Charity

Thursday, 02 May 2013 09:23

Sydney – Last month, Seton Australia, a workplace safety products supplier invited its customers to participate in a short survey to provide suggestions on how Seton can service their customers better. Upon completion of the survey, Seton customers could choose one of 3 reward options. One of these options was for Seton to donate $20 to the Salvo’s Youth Foundation, the Salvation Army's major response to youth homelessness in Australia. Seton had an overwhelming response for the donation option and thanks to the generosity of Seton customers, $9,880 was raised.


Is Multiculturalism a serious matter for Australia?

Friday, 26 April 2013 10:20

Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) presents: Multicultural Conference - Strengthening Diversity.

A compelling conference brings together ethno-specific and multicultural organisations, relevant government departments and other stakeholders to explore current challenges and changes in the health care, aged care and community service sectors.


Big Music Presents Australia's Most Innovative Music Education Program for Preschoolers

Monday, 08 April 2013 15:29

SYDNEY – Big Music in Crows Nest, Australia’s emerging leader in music education for kids and adults, unveiled today LITTLE WING, an early music education program for preschool age (3 to 5 year old) children.


New ground: emerging artists work together for musical growth

Friday, 05 April 2013 13:33

My Goodness McGuiness and Miss Little “Corduroy & Knit” Tour May 2013

Songwriter Miss Little and musician Lucian McGuiness strip both genres back to celebrate melody as king, in a tour presenting brand new music written collaboratively by McGuiness and McCallum, treading a faint path between modern jazz and gentle pop. The tour will take in venues in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and regional NSW during May 2013.


101 Vagina Book Launch, Exhibition and Festival delights, confronts, unites and divides.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:45

With labiaplasty on the rise and sexual violence endemic, Philip Werner sees the need to address sexual repression.

This Friday 22 March 2013, sees the inaugural Festival of the Vagina in combination with the 101 Vagina Book Launch and Exhibition being held in one of Melbourne's premier alternative venues, 1000 Pound Bend.


A Better Way for Men to Shop - The Gentlemen's Supply Co.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 14:27

As the first of its kind in Australia, The Gentlemen's Supply Co is a Sydney based fashion - technology start up that offers a complete service to men who don't enjoy or don't have time to shop.


Pivotel signs service partner agreement with Thuraya Telecommunications

Friday, 08 March 2013 08:59

Gold Coast, Australia, March 6th, 2013 - Pivotel Satellite, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator today announced it has signed a Service Partner agreement with Thuraya Telecommunications of the UAE.


Sam Soliman helps teenage boys make good choices

Thursday, 07 March 2013 14:30

World Champion Kickboxer and current IBF No.1 Boxing contender Sam Soliman visited the Waterlions Swimming Club last Thursday night to give an extraordinary talk to the teenage boys.


Coconut Water By Natural Raw C and Pete Evans Launched!

Monday, 18 February 2013 14:50

Pete Evans, chef, health advocate and star of Seven’s hit series, My Kitchen Rules announces the launch of 100% Natural Raw C Coconut Water.

“We’re thrilled to have one of the food industry’s most creative, charismatic and healthy stars join the team”, Natural Raw C co-founder, Scott Mendelsohn said in a statement.


Breakaway Group - Business Profile

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 14:03
Breakaway Group has been successfully operating for over 22 years and proudly counts leading Australian companies such as the Spirit of Tasmania, Sea Road Logistics and the Toll Group among our happy and satisfied clients.

With an established history and track record in the maritime industry, we built and grew our company in an environment where safety, reliability and tight schedules are part of everyday life.

ELC Australia signs Memorandum of Understanding with Government of Vietnam

Monday, 21 January 2013 10:10

On January 16th 2013 English Language Company Australia(ELC)signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam to operate the Teach and Travel Vietnam program (TTV). Under the program ELC will recruit, train and place up to 500 English teachers per year into the public education system throughout Vietnam.


Unburnable power poles get the lights back on

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 14:15
The bushfires burning throughout the Eastern States will ignite power utility interest in equipment suited to withstand extreme weather conditions and to help prevent power outages when fire strikes. Unburnable poles are an important component of systems able to quickly restore power supplies after the fire has passed.

New iPad App Gets Children School-Ready

Monday, 07 January 2013 09:35

Parents are preparing to send their children off to school for the first time. An Australian Mother of two has developed a way to give children entering school in this technological age a head start by creating an educational iPad app.


The Gift Register - New Facebook App makes light work of gift giving!

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 15:26

Released 4 months ago as a Facebook application, The Gift Register is changing the way people can give and receive gifts. Using it will save you time and money. It will also guarantee ‘the perfect gift every time!’ The companys’ facebook page is rapidly gathering thousands of fans who are embracing this new service. An accompanying iPhone app allows you to update & view lists while you shop!


Dancing our protest against violence towards women and girls

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:22

On February 14, 2013 people around the globe will rise up and dance their protest against violence towards women and girls as part of the international ONE BILLION RISING campaign. We are inviting you to join the global campaign by rising with us at Melbourne's Federation Square.

Spearheaded by Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues and founder of V-Day, One Billion Rising has created a platform for women and men around the world to be seen and heard as they protest the reality that 1 in 3 women will suffer violence and exploitation in their lifetime (


2013 Small Business Awards Nomination Now Open

Friday, 07 December 2012 10:50

Australia’s favourite small business awards organisation

Small businesses made big gains in 2012, with six sole traders named as finalists in the Australian Excellence Awards Top 40. Over 1,200 Australian small business owners and their managers earned a nomination in the 2012 Awards Program, with 183 winners in the Service Excellence, Women in Business, Employer of Choice and People’s Choice Awards announced throughout the year.


Students take a gap year to learn life lessons

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 15:10

As high school comes to an end for another round of Year 12 students, many young Australians are faced with the challenge of taking the next step into the real world.



Monday, 26 November 2012 14:54

After much expectation and speculation, TREVOR is ready to announce the bands appearing on the main stage alongside his first round lineup of ICEHOUSE, THE BAMBOOS, ASH GRUNWALD, BROWHORN ORCHESTRA, THE PIERCE BROTHERS and SWEET JEAN.


Unique Fingerprint Jewellery Inspires Heartwarming Holiday Gift Ideas

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 09:06

Sydney, Australia -- As the holiday season approaches, shoppers looking for unique gift ideas find one-of-a-kind solutions in the exclusive line of fingerprint jewellery and silver keepsakes from The MemorySmith (


Salvos Stores Appoints New Ambassadors- Sophie and Dale from The Block

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 15:25

Melbourne, November 2012 - Salvos Stores is excited to announce the appointment of new brand ambassadors Sophie and Dale Vine, popular contestants on home renovating television program - The Block. To celebrate, Salvos Stores will be holding a Block-style DIY challenge at 11am Saturday the 24th of November. Teams will battle to create a pre-loved room from what they can find in the store.


Perth-Based "Mrs. Claus" Delivers Gifts to Doorsteps This Christmas

Friday, 09 November 2012 15:05

“What could be more exciting than a kid receiving a wonderful surprise this Christmas, delivered right to their doorstep?”

That is the question that prompted Karen Hew, Perth mother of two, to make a career change and start an exciting new business, “Kids Gift Box”. Karen is getting ready to spread festive joy and send plenty of Christmas gifts all over Australia, after the launch of brand new shopping site -, designed especially to offer the “full gift-giving experience” online.


Recruitment Industry Leader Joins Recruitment Systems

Monday, 05 November 2012 11:08

November 2012 Canberra, Australia. Recruitment Systems, creator of TRIS ( the Total Recruitment Information System ) today announced that recruitment industry leader and long-time RCSA Fellow and Counsellor, Col Levander, has joined the Recruitment Systems’ team.


Choose Australia’s Most Sustainable Canned Tuna

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 14:43

Melbourne - First Ray are jumping for joy as their Fish 4 Ever Skipjack Tuna in Brine is once again rated as Australia’s # 1 choice in Greenpeace’s 4th Canned Tuna Guide.


How YouTube Is The New Tool In This Plumbers Tool Belt...

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 10:34

In an Australian first, Darryl and Tanya Simon, owners of PlumbAssist are leading the pack and innovating an industry that has a reputation for tardiness and bumcrack.


Datacentre finance and investment leadership forum to focus on growth opportunities for Australasia

Monday, 22 October 2012 09:37

Sydney - International consulting firm BroadGroup, together with Forum Patron, Gilbert + Tobin, will hold a new investment forum for datacentres ( event will take place in Sydney, November 7.


Stellar Aussie cast and crew come together for 'Time'.

Thursday, 18 October 2012 11:44

Award winning new filmaker Liam Connor to Direct with Cinematographer Brad Francis and 'Sea Patrols' Julie Forster; alongside Lucas Thyer from Pixel Frame to produce.


Free Mining Course to be won in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 14:16

Underground Training Systems is happy to announce our new competition to win a place on one of our next mining courses. With the help of the good people at the Jobs in mining facebook page we are offering 1 free place in our next 4 courses to be held in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane.


New 13mm Compact Laminate Colours in stock - Surface Squared

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 14:38

Compact Laminate is a versatile, high performance material. Its solid laminated core comprises multiple layers of resin-impregnated quality kraft papers with, generally, a decorative surface on both sides. This impressively strong and damage-resistant homogeneous laminate has excellent strength.


TREVOR : a music festival

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 14:08

Trevor is a collection of 3000 like-minded individuals all looking for more than just an amazing music experience.


Animal behaviourist helps owners with Pets Behaving Badly

Monday, 08 October 2012 11:10

Melbourne based animal behaviourist, Kate Mornement, helps pet owners with feisty felines, disobedient dogs and belligerent birds through her consulting business (appropriately named) Pets Behaving Badly. “The most common behaviour problems I see are separation anxiety in dogs, inappropriate toileting in cats and aggression in pet parrots.”


Organiser of Melbourne's recent Peace March launches body image campaign

Friday, 05 October 2012 11:20

Philip Werner, organiser of Melbourne's recent Peace March, has launched a Pozible crowd-funding campaign to support the publication of a taboo smashing coffee table photo book.

The book, simply called 101 Vagina, aims to break the taboos and shame around our bodies in general and around vaginas in particular. It will contain 101 black and white photos and a message from or about each woman's vagina to the world.


Röhlig Australia: New Managing Director Mr. Hany Amer

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 15:16

Bremen/Sydney - Mr. Hany Amer has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Röhlig Australia. He follows Mr. Thomas Hansen, who recently joined the Röhlig Global Executive Board as the new CEO Americas/Africa.


Intelledox Releases infinitiâ„¢

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 12:31

Intelledox just got a whole lot smarter, now the possibilities are infinite

Canberra, Australia – Intelledox today announced the latest release of their leading document generation and smart e-forms solution, now called infiniti.


The Truckies Danger Money Petition "Coffin Road Trip"

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 13:30

Steven Corcoran a Queensland truck driver for 20 years has been campaigning for 66 days travelling around Australia is ending his petition on the 31st October 2012 at Parliament House Canberra, delivering petitions signed by those in the industry and community inside a coffin to the Prime Minister.


Experts debate the future of emergency department care

Monday, 01 October 2012 16:58

“There has been a 20% increase in the number of patients attending emergency departments over the last 5 years and the numbers continue to grow. Australian emergency departments now manage over 6 million attendances per year. Reform isn't just desirable, it's a necessity." according to eminent Australian emergency physician Professor Gerald FitzGerald.


Recruitment Systems Wins Small Business Category in 2012 ACT Export Awards

Thursday, 27 September 2012 12:18

Canberra, Australia – Recruitment Systems has again won their category in the 2012 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards and is again off to the National Export Awards ceremony in The Great Hall, Parliament House Canberra on 27 November 2012. This is the fourth year of the last five that Recruitment Systems will be representing the ACT in the National Export Awards ceremony.


Shake up for the "Yellow Directory" market in Australia

Friday, 21 September 2012 12:52

Local & National business are constantly faced with the dilemma of how , when & where to place their advertising to get the most cost effective results and increase their customer base. A new to Australia & New Zealand entry is now delivering an exciting alternative.


Quality Management solution EQStats hires Vanderlaan to expand markets

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 21:49

Sydney, 12 September 2012

Quality Management solution EQStats hires Vanderlaan to expand markets

Leading Health Quality Management solution provider EQStats have hired Chris Vanderlaan as General Manager Sales & Services to grow sales and develop new markets across industries. With an Engineering background, and success building software businesses across multiple industries, Vanderlaan is aiming to take EQStats to greater heights.


International Forensic Symposium in Hobart

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 21:44

Real life CSI is coming to Tasmania and late September will not be the time to commit a crime in Hobart! The Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS) is holding its biennial International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart from 23 to 27 September.


PsychSlim Launch

Monday, 10 September 2012 16:08

Get off the dieting merry-go-round with PsychSlim!

A new Australian website plans to challenge the way you think about yourself and help you lose those extra kilos.


Disabling Justice

Friday, 17 August 2012 10:05

Justice for people with disability and mental health problems about to get much rougher

Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS) is a disability legal advocacy service and community legal centre. We provide a support person to be with a person with intellectual disability at the police station if they have been arrested. Most of our support persons are volunteers. We will go to the police station any time of the day or night.


Is this the last Music Festival ever to be held in the Hunter Valley?

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:44

Grant Smith cannot believe it, with the world changing at such a rate, people are forgetting how to interact with each other, and pretty soon, there may not even be any more music festivals happening!


Too much iron is bad for you

Monday, 13 August 2012 16:12

Andrew Chapman knows about loose iron. His magnificent photographic study of Australia’s woolsheds includes many sheets of rusting corrugated iron. But Andrew had iron problems of his own.

Haemochromatosis is a scary long word. It means inherited iron overload disorder. About 1 in every 200 Australians have the genes and may experience chronic fatigue and aching joints. If they load up more iron they may develop liver problems, diabetes, arthritis, heart problems and loss of sexual functions.


From Shanghai to Dublin on bicycles for haemochromatosis

Thursday, 09 August 2012 00:00

"Two continents, 19 countries, 13,000+ kilometres and loads of fun!”

Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN – Ben Shuker, a young Australian adventurer from Brisbane and his American friend Brendan Kay from Chicago are on a rest day, 3 countries, 5,500km and two and a half months into a bicycle ride from Shanghai to Dublin to raise awareness and money for hemochromatosis (inherited iron overload disorder) , the most common genetic disease in Australia and the U.S.A. Ben, 24, studied architecture in Brisbane before setting off to China where he has lived for the past few years, teaching English and travelling extensively. In fact Ben has already achieved one of his travel goals – seeing all seven wonders of the world.


Iron researcher goes rusty

Wednesday, 08 August 2012 16:00
LIFE can be a surprising business - just ask university academic Dan Johnstone. Five years ago at the age of 26 Dan was enjoying life to the full. He was playing rugby union, delighting in travel and music, particularly his guitar, and passionate about his career as a medical researcher. Part of his professional focus at the University of Newcastle, NSW, was investigating the effects of haemochromatosis on the brain and heart.

Trucking iron made him snooze

Tuesday, 07 August 2012 15:56

TRUCK driver Chris Blanchard can laugh at the memory now but back in the year 2000 his mates in the industry called him Captain Snooze.

They had good reason because at every opportunity he would climb into his sleeper cab at truck stops and grab 40 winks before hitting the road again hauling freight thousands of kilometres across Victoria, Queensland and NSW.


Melbourne designer sweeps furniture 'Olympics'

Tuesday, 07 August 2012 11:07

A furniture designer from Melbourne’s northern suburbs has collected a record six gongs at the 2012 Australian Furniture of the Year Awards, including the title of ‘Best of the Best in Australia’.


Some Aussies are pumping more iron than they need

Monday, 06 August 2012 15:51

Haemochromatosis is a scary long word. It means inherited iron overload disorder.

About 1 in every 200 Australians have the genes and may experience chronic fatigue and aching joints. If they load up more iron they may develop liver problems, diabetes, arthritis, heart problems and loss of sexual functions.


Online information hub for Brisbane Parents launches today

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 14:34

Brisbane’s most comprehensive search directory website for parents of kids aged 0 – 16 launches today.


Commercial real estate agencies turn to iPads and the cloud with Surga Central

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 11:42

Australian commercial real estate agencies are turning to Apple iPads and the cloud to raise sales force productivity, improve customer service and gain competitive advantage. Now, with the release of Surga Central for iPad - a cloud-based CRM software application from Adept Business Systems - field-based commercial property agents can use an iPad to immediately perform business functions previously undertaken by office-bound agency staff.


New technology set to increase speed and reliability of Australian websites

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 15:57

Advances in web hosting technology and decreasing cost of solid-state hard drives set to allow Australian businesses to increase the speed and reliability of their websites without blowing their budgets.


Innovative Security Software Development Shafted by Bureaucrats.

Saturday, 14 July 2012 17:03

Australian R&D software company, Armorlog Pty Ltd, has had the rug pulled out from under its development program by an ill-informed judgement by the ATO, despite having qualified for R&D funding under a Federal program.


With the year's Olympics less than a month away, how much will it cost travelling sport fans once they get to London?

Thursday, 12 July 2012 10:48

London, 12 July 2012: Australians heading to London for this year's Olympics can expect to find cost of living around 18% cheaper than at home according to ECA International, the world’s leader in the development and provision of solutions for the management and assignment of employees around the world.


Australian Fulbright Scholar highlights workforce development challenges in Vocational Education and Training

Wednesday, 11 July 2012 11:50

An education report by Fulbright Scholar, Mark Harris, has found significant gaps in workforce development of educational staff in Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector and US higher education. The report, recently released by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment, identified the impact of limited capacity and capability building of the educational workforce over the previous five years.


Concern for welfare of gay and lesbians in current climate

Monday, 09 July 2012 12:12

The current debate about the human rights of gays and lesbians is leaving vulnerable gay and lesbian people feeling devalued and at risk according to Freedom2b, a support organisation for gay and lesbian people of Christian backgrounds.


SurfSpotting, now available at the Apple App Store

Monday, 09 July 2012 11:50

The app that provides a collection of surf spots around the world.


New recruitment site allows employers hire and fire in the cloud

Tuesday, 03 July 2012 11:58

A recent report highlighted that up to 35% of companies are now considering cloud computing when making the decision to outsource. Many organizations are also making the shift to outsourcing in low wage countries where it’s possible to hire staff for as little $3 an hour.

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