Anna Bligh, former premier of Queensland, is best remembered for her calm, focused and practical leadership during the Queensland floods, one of Australia’s largest national disasters. She was the first woman to be elected premier of an Australian state in her own right – and spent over 17 years in the rough and tumble of the Queensland parliament, seven of them as deputy premier or premier.
Color Me Rad is a 5K that fires off in a blaze of color bombs, color cannons, color mortars, and multi-toned courses that guarantee your outlook will be brighter, your boyfriend will be more affectionate, your boss will finally remember your name, the hair on your head will grow back and the hair on your back will fall out, and your gray outlook will turn green like a spring morning.
Golden Plains is set to throw open the doors to 31 venues from private studios and gardens to beautiful rustic town halls, vibrant pubs and cafes and sumptuous wineries with 90 artists demonstrating their talents on the weekend of March 21 and 22, 2015.
Chances are if you live in Geelong you’ve already heard of the Powerhouse, but for those who haven’t, the Powerhouse is a Geelong’s hot spot for street art. An old abandoned building in North Geelong has been turned into a graffiti haven where artists from Geelong, Victoria and Australia have all come to add their work.
In this event packed with cooking and conversation, attendees will discover great recipes, tips, tricks and techniques for living the paleo way. This is your opportunity to learn from Australia’s most passionate paleo chef!
Often the best judge of how passionate you are about something is what you come out with at the end of the process. For Jessica Skye Baker, there’s no question of her passion as her studio space is laden with resin artworks wall to wall and stacked on top of each other in colourful displays.
Even at a young age, Yvette Timmins knew that she wanted to be a florist. Often taking the time to pick things from the garden and make arrangements for her family home. “I was always wanting to pick things out of the garden and often getting in trouble for it,” Yvette says.
Stepping on stage with the bright lights glaring back at you, the crowd eagerly awaiting a hilarious five-minute comedy routine might be the scariest possible idea to you. Taking the first step to becoming a comedian – aka entering in the RAW Comedy Heats – may be the best decision of your life, as Geelong born and bred Jonathan Schuster knows all too well about.
Think back to the best horror movie you’ve seen. There would have been blood, and lots of it, rusty weapons, creaking doors and a masked figure lurking in doorways, but did it all unfold created right in front of your eyes on stage like in Live, Live Cinema?