When Brighton residents Ren Barlow and Alex Fryer entered the Prep classroom of Kananook Primary School wheeling a book shelf packed full of beautiful Australian picture books on March 23, 2017, the eyes of the five-year-olds grew big with amazement.
“Is that for us?” asked one curious boy shyly. The Acting School Principal Michael Block, who had accompanied the two women to the classroom, replied: “Yes they are. Can we all thank the two nice ladies for them?” An excited chorus of “Thank you” filled the bright, sunlit classroom.Read more...
In September 1989 I landed in Australia. I didn’t know anyone other than my partner and his family. I spent the first 6 to 12 months very miserable.
I felt like I’d done a huge amount of stuff in the UK in terms of my work and none of it was really recognised. The dental industry was very different here and Safeway in Acland Street didn’t sell the baked beans or the tea bags that I was used to!
Then one day ...Read more...
The best Rotary Club Changeover event in town, bar none.
Friday June 30, 6:30pm for 7:00 at the Brighton Savoy Hotel
Date From : Fri Jun 30, 2017 : 19:00
Date To : Fri Jun 30, 2017 : 22:30
Justice King dealt with some of our worst, including serial killer Paul Steven Haigh (ruling he die in jail), drug king Pasquale Barbaro, and thrill-killer Thomas Hemming. But it was her presiding over trials of figures charged with Melbourne’s gangland war killings, including drug kingpin Carl Williams, that put her in the public spotlight.
Date From : Thu Jun 8, 2017 : 18:30
Date To : Thu Jun 8, 2017 : 20:00
Peter Harvey , former Detective Inspector, Victorian Police, Rape and Child Exploitation Squad.
His talk: "Case Study of a Serial Rapist"
Date From : Thu Jun 15, 2017 : 18:30
Date To : Thu Jun 15, 2017 : 20:00
The Rotary Club of Brighton invites you and your partner to join District Governor Neville John and Rebecca, and incoming District Governor Peter Frueh and Anne in an afternoon of fun, fellowship and entertainment.
Date From : Sun Jun 25, 2017 : 11:30
Date To : Sun Jun 25, 2017 : 15:30
Emmy Award winning film makers David Parer and Liz Parer-Cook who have produced and filmed blue chip natural history documentaries and have been winners of over 130 Australian and International Awards
More recently the Parers have made highly successful films about icon Australian animals such as Platypus, Tasmanian Devils and Penguins and Parrots.
This promises to be a memorable night for members, partners and guests
Date From : Thu Apr 27, 2017 : 18:30
Date To : Thu Apr 27, 2017 : 20:00