Category Archives: Features

City carnage

Friday 20 January began much like any normal working day. And come early afternoon, colleagues in offices across Melbourne began floating ideas as to where they would each break for lunch. Little did they know, these choices would make or

City carnage

Friday 20 January began much like any normal working day. And come early afternoon, colleagues in offices across Melbourne began floating ideas as to where they would each break for lunch. Little did they know, these choices would make or

Helping the beasts of burden

Paul Owens remembers vividly the dire state of one particular pony. It was underweight and had a nasty shoulder wound from where its harness had been constantly rubbing. As Mr Owens and the other volunteers approached, the pony – Bert,

Helping the beasts of burden

Paul Owens remembers vividly the dire state of one particular pony. It was underweight and had a nasty shoulder wound from where its harness had been constantly rubbing. As Mr Owens and the other volunteers approached, the pony – Bert,

End of Wanke era

The last member of the prominent Wanke family to serve on the Harkaway Cemetery Trust – a family tradition that persisted through five generations for over a century – resigned this week marking the end of an era in Harkaway’s

End of Wanke era

The last member of the prominent Wanke family to serve on the Harkaway Cemetery Trust – a family tradition that persisted through five generations for over a century – resigned this week marking the end of an era in Harkaway’s

Ministry of defence

“They wanted me to be a spy but in the end it was decided that it would be against the Geneva Convention to have a chaplain as a spy.” Australia’s first female military chaplain Wendy Snook tells ALANA MITCHELSON how

Ministry of defence

“They wanted me to be a spy but in the end it was decided that it would be against the Geneva Convention to have a chaplain as a spy.” Australia’s first female military chaplain Wendy Snook tells ALANA MITCHELSON how

Can humans keep up?

Futurist Chris Riddell believes the greatest restriction is no longer technology, but the ability for human beings to embrace change rather than trying to stop progress. Riddell, who recently spoke at the Casey Cardinia Business Breakfast, keeps across the latest

Can humans keep up?

Futurist Chris Riddell believes the greatest restriction is no longer technology, but the ability for human beings to embrace change rather than trying to stop progress. Riddell, who recently spoke at the Casey Cardinia Business Breakfast, keeps across the latest

Listening to their needs

For almost 40 years, Neville Muir has been quietly working to assist thousands of deaf children in developing countries to gain an education and empower them to live productive and fulfilling lives, ALANA MITCHELSON reports. Beaconsfield’s Neville Muir has come

Listening to their needs

For almost 40 years, Neville Muir has been quietly working to assist thousands of deaf children in developing countries to gain an education and empower them to live productive and fulfilling lives, ALANA MITCHELSON reports. Beaconsfield’s Neville Muir has come

Still keeping the faith

Even 19 years after his supposed retirement, Pakenham’s Father John Readman has shown no sign of slowing down, continuing to present mass twice a week at his retirement village. The sprightly 90-year-old has been described by fellow Shanagolden resident Kevin

Still keeping the faith

Even 19 years after his supposed retirement, Pakenham’s Father John Readman has shown no sign of slowing down, continuing to present mass twice a week at his retirement village. The sprightly 90-year-old has been described by fellow Shanagolden resident Kevin