Prue MacSween subscribes to the philosophy of Eleanor Roosevelt, who once said: “’A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” This former journalist, small business owner and Continue reading Prue MacSween – Ms Media
by Anthony Smith The venerable saying, ‘a thousand paths lead men to Rome’ was never thought to imply that the ancient city was the centre of the universe. Yet, paradoxically from almost any point of access to or from Sydney, Continue reading Parramatta Chamber: 104 years of operation
by Anthony Smith It has been a profound journey for this Egyptian-born entrepreneur and Managing Director of Senses Direct. Not just the physical distance separating his birthplace in the land of the Pharaohs from these shores. More the layers of Continue reading Mark Mina – To Strive, to Seek, to Find
by Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer If business wants to complain about the high cost of operating in Australia, it should demonstrate some courage and call out the culprits — other businesses and the politicians that pander to them, Bernard Keane and Continue reading Why is Australia so Expensive — and Who’s Responsible?
By Catherine Cashmore Protests that continue to erupt across the country against the Federal budget consist of two sectors. Those who are disadvantaged through cuts to government expenditure – young people, job seekers, groups on low-incomes, the home-less – against Continue reading Capitalism, Democracy and Land
by Anthony Smith Martin Bullock is the CEO of the Western Sydney Academy of Sport, one of eleven Regional Academies of Sport throughout NSW. The Western Sydney Academy was incorporated in June 2004 as an independent, not-for-profit, community based organisation. Continue reading The Sporting Passion – Western Sydney Academy of Sport
by Adrian Payne The Australian mining industry began with gold; unlike Iron ore, bauxite etc, it required little or no processing, was light and easy to transport and ruined many more lives than it enriched! It was first discovered in Continue reading Mining Industry… Wealth & Tycoons
by Adrian Payne Today, Australia is among the world’s largest, most successful and efficient producers of commercial livestock and a leader in the export of red meat. Cattle were first brought down-under by the First Fleet in 1788. Five cows Continue reading Australian Meat Industry – a National Treasure …
by Adrian Payne Ada was born on the fourteenth of May 1977 at Auburn Hospital in Sydney. Her parents Nick and Jenny both have Greek Cypriot roots and after emigrating to Australia quite separately from Cyprus, they met in Sydney Continue reading Ada Nicodemou Simple Girl – Extraordinary Person…
George Boyle White sailed into Sydney Harbour, on the 7th of January 1826, on board the Cawdry. Once before he had sailed into this welcoming deep-water anchorage in 1819 as a junior officer in the navy of the East India Continue reading A Life of Exploration in the Hunter Valley … Surveyor George Boyle White.