Holden Special Vehicles, the performance and racing arm of Holden, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Until recently it was headed by an international motorsport personality, Tom Walkinshaw, who died in December 2010.
In the untamed wilderness of deepest darkest Africa, hundreds of kilometres from anywhere that could rightly be called “civilised”, there is a region potentially rich in a valuable resource. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to establish and maintain a mineral exploration operation for hundreds of workers whilst they determine the feasibility of a long term mining operation.
Many successful businesses adapt and change over the years, starting out on one path, and eventually taking another direction. Few, however, have shifted gears so dramatically as Larry Adler Ski & Outdoor Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s best known and most respected shops for outdoor enthusiasts for over 30 years.
Young or old, everyone loves chocolate… that smooth, velvety texture, the irresistible melt in your mouth sensation. Chocolate is a sweet part of the holidays; Easter just wouldn’t be Easter without an egg hunt in the backyard for the kids. Chocolate is just as good at Christmas; a box of chocolates makes the perfect gift.
With the goal of pursuing a PhD in zoology, Babak Hadi headed to Australia to specialise in Australian freshwater fish; this was after completing a B.Sc. in Marine Ecology at the University of California. Born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in Hamburg, Germany, the Managing Director and Founder of Black Pearl Epicure found his early life influenced by Bavarian and Middle Eastern cuisines – and by decadent caviar sandwiches.
Around the world, the nature of health care provision is changing, and while some rural communities might lag behind the times, this is not so in the Alpine Shire communities. Alpine Health is meeting the health care needs of community members through a multipurpose service model that is dynamic, innovative, and a prime example of how skilled staff, volunteers, and members of the community can come together to improve the lives and health of residents.
For over a century, the Winning family has been a leader in the Australian retail business through its company Winning Appliances. Today, the original bricks and mortar company has eight state of the art showrooms stocking over fifty leading appliance brands including Miele, Gaggenau, Asko, and exclusive collections such as Sub-Zero and Wolf.
In today’s hectic world, many of us race from one moment to the next, and are often too busy to pay attention to our most important possession of all – our health. Instead of taking the time to eat and drink properly, we often grab fast food, or drink highly-processed fruit and vegetable juices that are pale imitations of the real thing.
This year marks the 60th birthday of an icon of Victoria and almost certainly of the whole country. For sure, any of the millions who follow motorcycle racing and/or the brutally impressive V8 Supercars series will regard Phillip Island as a landmark.
Many people say the writing is on the wall and that large cars are dinosaurs. They back up such an assertion with statistics: the compact Mazda 3 outsold Holden’s Commodore last year while nearly everything outsold the poor old Ford Falcon, whose sales slid by 36.5 per cent.