The Next Generation of Events

The event industry is changing. “It is getting more and more complex every day,” says Justin Nyker, Managing Director of Mothership Events. “If you look at the processes for putting on any outdoor event from ten years ago, it is a different world now.”

Mothership Events

Touch the Sky

Take a trip to the top of Melbourne’s Eureka Tower – and touch the sky.

Eureka Tower

Sporting Chance

I got mugged the other week; I was appointed Marketing Manager for an upcoming international sports tournament. It still hurts.

Anatomy Of A Tournament

Can’t Stop the Music

Rocking out at a muddy music festival with a group of friends is still considered to be a rite of passage for young Australians. And these days, a myriad of alternative events including Byron Bay Bluesfest, the Boomerang Festival, Groovin’ The Moo and The Big Pineapple Music Festival are rising stars in the industry…

Australia’s Music Festivals

End of the Desktop?

The leading edge of technology is decorated with all manner of weird, wonderful and possibly useful ideas. We have computer watches, intelligent underpants and smart fridges. Now we even have the computer you wear like a pair of glasses (why it’s not called ‘Goggle’ instead of ‘Google Glass’ is a mystery)…

The PC Plods Toward its Demise

Support and Services with Dignity

Mission Australia’s Aged Care Division is a specialised service provider for the aged who are homeless or have financial difficulties. Mission Australia operates nearly four hundred services across Australia that cover people from the cradle to the grave. In essence it looks after every aspect of people who are disadvantaged. We spoke with Jill Bicknell, its Leader Aged Care, to learn more about her division.

Mission Australia

Peregrine Adventures

Since we last spoke to leading holiday travel specialist, Peregrine Adventures, there have been some changes to its business structure. Now part of Peak Adventure Travel – billed as the world’s biggest adventure travel company – the two Australia-based groups have been integrated and streamlined.

Peregrine Adventures

Globetrotter Corporate Travel

The business travel sector has withstood the assaults of the GFC, the sluggish economy, and even the development of video-conferencing – and is still in good health, according to Globetrotter Corporate Travel.

Globetrotter Corporate Travel

Art Forgery and Theft

Since the dawn of civilisation, art has been fascinating and challenging people all over the world. With just a few brushstrokes, a painting can capture the essence of a moment in time forever; a sculpture has the power to start a conversation or even a revolution.

Art Forgery and Theft

Australian Indigenous Fashion Week

It is clothing that tells a story. Patterns drawn from the cloudless sky, the sunburnt land and the windswept sea. Colours inspired by Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef, droughts and flooding rains…

Australian Indigenous Fashion Week

Making Sense of Management

Management is the art, or science, of getting things done through people. Sounds fairly straightforward – except for the fact that people are not robots waiting to do our bidding. People have their own minds, motivations, and goals. So how do managers keep operations – and the people behind them – running as planned?

December 16, 2018, 6:44 AM AEDT