Cream of The Crate – Noeleen Batley: Little Treasure [The Festival Files Vol. 1]

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cream of the crate – noeleen batley: little treasure [the festival files vol. 1]
“This is the first collection of her work to be released and can certainly be said to be long overdue."(Glenn A. Baker - liner notes) "Female artists in Australia always have had and continue to today to have, an uphill battle for recognition. In so many ways the battle began with Noeleen Bately and she should be revered as being...

Will Jova joined by INXS Bass Player

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Will Jova - for whom tribute morphs into reality Lead singer of the sensational INXS Tribute show - INSX, Will Jova, has formed his new, original band WILL and will be playing around Australia very soon Garry Gary Beers of INXS fame has agreed to play bass & grace one of their songs with his renowned dexterity & skill from a...

PAUL MCNAMEE (AM)

Paul Mcnamee (am)
Paul McNamee back in his day, was undoubtedly just as much tennis eye candy as he was a legendary player . Born and raised in Melbourne, 12 November, 1954, McNamee started playing tennis in 1961 at the tender age of seven years old. Then, after showing so much promise as a junior, this talented teenager went on to win his...

The Passing Of A True Aussie Music Icon – Vale Ross Hannaford

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the passing of a true aussie music icon – vale ross hannaford
By now most of the Australian music world has been made aware of the sad passing of Ross Hannaford.  The news became known to us with a posting of longtime doyan of the music scene and good friend of Ross, Bob Bright, who simply posted on Facebook, "Truly a national treasure lost. R.I.P. Ross Hannaford." Hanna at a session recording for...

Meredith Fuller talks with Ray Mooney, author of ’The Ethics of Evil: Stories of H Division’ (2016)

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meredith fuller talks with ray mooney, author of  ’the ethics of evil: stories of h division’ (2016)
Available now from Amazon.com This visceral non-fiction book explores the true story of H Division, the punishment division within Pentridge Prison, Melbourne, that operated from 1958-1994, which was responsible for cultivating criminals who committed horrific crimes upon their release. “Some may have gone in as eighteen year olds, but the extreme brutality they were subjected to turned out potential monsters.” Established...

What is The Little Pin Up?

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what is the little pin up?
A thirty-minute short film with more love, sugar and firepower than most and a big beating heart. Imagine you are in an elevator right now. Here is the pitch: ‘Max’s perfect, nine-year-old reality comes crashing down when he gets the wrong Pin Up Toy for Christmas – The Little Pin Up. The only way she can win Max’s affection is to...

Krozier & The Generator – “Tranceformer”: Available again after 34 years

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krozier & the generator – “tranceformer”: available again after 34 years
Geoff Krozier, also known as Jeff Crozier, is a true legend in Australian music, music folklore and magic. Known for his absolutely amazing and often bizarre stage performances while fronting a variety of bands in the 1970's, he eventually left Australia to seek to spread his word in the USA and France. He returned to Australia in 1980 and linked up with...

‘The Angry Ant’ by Kelvin Glare AO, former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police (2015) Book review by Meredith Fuller

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‘the angry ant’  by kelvin glare ao, former chief commissioner of victoria police (2015) book review by meredith fuller
“I see too many kids today who do not appreciate their own intrinsic value as human beings being bombarded with negative feedback about their worth. Little wonder that these kids get into trouble when they’re constantly reminded that they are failures. That success comes in a variety of forms is something we should all appreciate…self-esteem and a sense of...

THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY – RIP DAVID CASSIDY “COME ON GET HAPPY”

THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY – RIP DAVID CASSIDY “COME ON GET HAPPY”
It may seem inconceivable that a widow and her five children could become the nation’s most successful pop act, but it is the storyline that dominated the hit television series “The Partridge Family”. This is how it all began. The Cowsills, were an all American family oriented singing group from Newport, Rhode Island. The band was formed in 1965, by...

Review of INTERNATIONAL STUD at The Butterfly Club

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review of international stud at the butterfly club
Directed by Meredith Fuller Co Produced and starring Jacob Antolini as Arnold Co-starring Adam Hetherington convincingly in his first professional role as Ed. Music - including a stunning original composition - by the sultry Caitlin Berwick on power driven vocals and piano... With Paddy Adeney brilliantly and effortlessly on saxophone, guitar and piano. Effortlessly juxtaposing and enhancing the play itself. From the moment one...