Australia

Queensland – A State of Great Optimism & Crucible for Change

Queensland – A State of Great Optimism & Crucible for Change

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The first Mayor at Brisbane guided a community of free men in a city yet to be made. In just 150 short years their vision has been exceeded many times. The change they encouraged others to embrace has been constant as well as socially progressive and today Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, which is a state of great optimism and a dynamic crucible for change.

Transforming Society – Stop Playing the Blame Game and Help

Transforming Society – Stop Playing the Blame Game and Help

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The western system of democracy is going through enormous change world wide. It requires of us all that we re-evaluate what our priorities in life are. Should our leaders be offering society, as a whole, options, ways and choices so that it can transform itself?

Artist David Henderson – Deepening the Mystery of Light

Artist David Henderson – Deepening the Mystery of Light

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This spring Brisbane artist David Henderson will hold his 2011 Exhibition in the Graydon Gallery at New Farm in Brisbane. What David offers in the 30+ works on offer is a glimpse of pure joy. They are evocative atmospheric scenes, mostly from the ancient Italian city La Serenissima (The Most Serene Republic) Venice, where with his brush and colour on canvas he constantly explores the elusive qualities of light, seeking to access its ever-deepening mysteries.

Australian Wattle – Symbolic of the Australian Spirit

Australian Wattle – Symbolic of the Australian Spirit

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Australian Wattle is symbolic of the Australian spirit. I was reminded of it as I traversed the Hume Highway from Melbourne to Sydney in September of 2010, of the loveliness of the Australian wattle tree. Driving through previously devastated bush fire areas of Victoria, great swathes of bushland were busy…