paul alexander [the man in the iron lung]

PAUL ALEXANDER [The Man in the Iron Lung]

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During one of the worst polio outbreaks in history, in a time that feels all to familiar to todays Corona-19 pandemic, the last known Iron Lung casualty of the Polio pandemic Paul Alexander, now...
steve irwin [the crocodile hunter]

STEVE “CRIKEY” IRWIN [The Crocodile Hunter]

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STEVE IRWIN Unlike wildlife and nature filmmaker Sir David Attenborough, Steve Irwin led his viewers on recklessly close encounters with deadly, unusual and endangered animals, with his frenetic energy and engaging boyish enthusiasm. Although sometimes criticised...
understanding the law on domestic violence in australia

Understanding the Law on Domestic Violence in Australia

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The issue of domestic violence is extremely serious. Violence in relationships was hidden and ignored yesteryear. Tens of thousands of cases are reported in Australia each year, and even more, go unreported. Today the...
a cry of help from an aussie in india

A cry of help from an Aussie in India

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Yesterday the Toorak Times produced an Editorial - "Bring them home",  calling for the Australian Government to bring Australian's home from India. It recognised the danger of bringing COVID-19 and its variants into Australia given...
bring them home!

Editorial: Bring them home!

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Australian citizens should not be kept from returning to Australia.   According to Amnesty International Australia, some of the 35,000 Australians are stranded overseas due to border closures and the Federal Government’s cap on returns.   So, it...
telling tales exhibition

Telling Tales exhibition

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Telling Tales is an exhibition that explores storytelling and a shared fascination with books and the literary world in contemporary art. It opens at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery on Friday 11 June until Sunday 18...

Polyglot fun, Taste of Bayside, Science & Art, Curator Insights: Her Own Path

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  Her Own Path – Curator insights Hear insights from Assistant Curator, Nicole Salvo about the incredible female artists featured in Her Own Path and then come and see their work at the gallery. The exhibition features...
love my place grants tap into port phillip community’s creativity

Love My Place grants tap into Port Phillip community’s creativity

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Perky penguins, enchanting lights and a mural in pride of place on Fitzroy Street are among the latest projects funded under Port Phillip Council’s Love My Place program. This Love My Place round provides grants...
prince philip dies: old-school european aristocrat and dedicated royal consort

Prince Philip dies: old-school European aristocrat and dedicated royal consort

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      Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on his last official engagement in 2017. Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images The death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh marks the end of a chapter not just for...
daylight savings has ended

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS has ended

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If you have not put your clocks back ONE hour, you will have the wrong time!