The Eureka Tower is a massive 297 metre tall, 91 storey residential building, located at 7 Riverside Quay Southbank VIC 3006, Australia. The building is the tallest residential building in Australia and the 10th tallest residential building in the world. Currently it holds the record for being the tallest residential building with the most residential space within.
“Out of all of that,” Debra explains, “we came up with our branded range of lobster medallions and lobster sashimi, which will be available from late January, lobster cooked meat and the lobster oil.”
According to Chief Operating Officer Madeline Gall, the leading figures in the Lifeview brand already had a considerable background in running the homes. She says the five homes presented themselves as suitable for acquisition, first because of their locations: Wheeler’s Hill, Chelsea, Emerald, Keysborough, and Cranbourne. “We saw something special in them as they were all around the 60-bed mark and we wanted to operate residences that retained the family feel about them, rather than those double the size, which can become too institutionalised.
“It started as a small family business out in the bush,” and over the years, Bee Dee Bags has developed an enviable reputation for delivering quality retail packaging together with fuss-free service. Bee Dee Bags aims to provide a staggering 17,000 customers Australia-wide with exactly what they are after, stocking everything from colourful paper bags to reusable non-woven bags.
Starting at Clarke in an entry level position as a customs house clerk, Jason Kline began couriering documents around the city, conducting inspections as a teenager, and taking all the relevant courses to become a licensed customs broker. “Most young guys start in that position, and work their way up to becoming a customs broker,” says Mr Kline, who today serves as Managing Director.
Eschewing the long-held conventional methods of some Australian manufacturers and shippers, Transtar has created a model which includes its own people in Asia, and revolutionises the way Australians do business.
“We initially started with one service, which was cleaning,” says company Director George Stamas. “Over the last 15 years, we have evolved into what we term in our industry providing ‘soft services,’ which is waste disposal, gardening, toilet requisites, and some minor security requirements. So we provide everything that is non-engineering and non-mechanical.”
The business developed with the trend of outsourcing facilities management, which led – in cases where appropriate – to the combination of lease negotiation or lease administration. In the late 1990s, the federal government began outsourcing integrated real estate facility management contracts (the basis of the market in Australia) to a large number of private corporations—initially very large ones, and more recently smaller companies too—because of perceived advantages in efficiency in having a single solution to both matters.
But Frankston isn’t all work and no play – the city also boasts a wealth of recreational and cultural opportunities, as well as plentiful shopping, lively cafés, a strong focus on education, and a growing health and wellness sector.
A century and a half from now, who knows what engineers will be working on? It is challenging enough for many to simply absorb what is being done in the present, so fast is the discipline changing and redefining itself. Professor Iven Mareels is Dean of the School of Engineering and he points out that engineers now work with the very biggest as well as the very smallest things – from space stations and skyscrapers to physical actuators smaller than the eye can see – and the barriers between the different divisions of engineering are breaking down rapidly.