The challenge: Ekka 2013 for the family on a low budget.
Max Iffland has been selling kewpie dolls at regional shows for 35 years and loves to hear the stories of customers with a sentimental attachment to the dolls.
“We have people who come in every year and if you asked for a recipe they would rather die than give it to you.” Cheryl Thiel.
When was the last time you were told a story?
Taking over the reigns of the Fortitude Valley State School P&C only a couple of months ago, Anthony Holcroft has been thrust into the role of helping lead a community campaign to stop the possible closure of the school.
Nestled in the quiet backstreets of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, Dress for Success provides corporate attire to unemployed people struggling to join or return to the workforce and offers support to get them back on their feet.
Up to 40 tonnes of fresh, dried, frozen and packaged products move through the Foodbank Queensland warehouse each day – donations from companies and farmers considered ‘unsaleable’.
“I spoke to police officers in their 80s who were still fearful; living today in this city saying: ‘Whatever you do, don’t mention to anyone that I told you what I’ve told you’.” Matthew Condon.
After a welcome sleep-in, there is barely any morning left on this last Sunday of an iconic Aussie Summer. As I drink my coffee on the back deck, the heavy grey clouds over my part of Brisbane are a worrying sight, because I imagine like many people, I’ve got a barbie to get to. By the time I get to South Brisbane, the clouds have let some sun through and my mate Mark Thompson who is hosting the barbecue with his flatmates does the rounds with a bowl of chips and some sunscreen for the few of us who have turned up on time. Now I think a large part of what makes Barbecues so popular here in Australia is… Read More →
It was a big week for 3D printing – or additive manufacturing (AM) as it’s known when scaled up and enhanced in an industrial context.