The role of women in today's military has taken huge strides from its beginnings in the world wars. Both professionally and personally, women now stand shoulder to shoulder with men in the three Services. Australian servicewomen are 16.2 per cent of the permanent full-time member of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Christophe and Josephine following a cooking school event for young people at Le Très Bon What attracts a person to a place? Its beauty? Historic buildings and cultural activities? The pace of life? A desire to connect to a community? For Christophe Gregoire, the answer is twofold: terroir – the taste of
For the April Bulletin interview, Christine M Knight sat down with Stephen Pike – award winning vocalist and actor, theatre entrepreneur, director and performer, and program manager at The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre. Stephen Pike spent his early life on his paternal family’s property in Seven Hills where his family
With kangaroos grazing and boxing on a nearby hillside and a wedge-tailed eagle cruising overhead, astrophysicist and winemaker Brian Schmidt expands on mapping the southern skies and life out there, the state of science in Australia and how his Nobel Prize catapulted his well-regarded Pinot Noirs to ‘must have’ status. The
by Nichole Overall* He was the man responsible for the creation of that uniquely parochial sport, Australian Rules Football (AFL), and yet Thomas Wentworth Wills is a name few recognise. His connection with this region is even less widely known but yet another intriguing component in a fascinating story. Given his remarkable
by Maria Taylor On a quiet street in Greenleigh, Queanbeyan, international crime busting work is going on. John Walker’s one-person crime trends consultancy has him in demand from Amsterdam to Milan and from Canberra to Washington, crunching the statistics on the huge international flow of money being laundered by crime syndicates. He’s