An Evening with Jane Goodall

Dr Jane Goodall was speaking at the Sydney Town Hall on Monday 20th June, 2011 and, with much enthusiasm, we went along to see her talk about celebrating 50 years studying the chimpanzee in Gombe, Africa. Her spirit and passion for life is truly infectious.  Her study of chimpanzee behaviour, which is raw and ‘untainted’ …

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Rodney at the Olympics

After donning my first pair of skates at the age of 18 months and after many years of hanging around the ice rink doing nothing but being a larrikin and playing the pinball machines, I had the good fortune to meet an amazing girl  (Monica MacDonald) at the age of nine (I think that’s how …

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Dance like no-one is watching…

We convince ourselves that life will be better after… something. We tell ourselves that our life will be complete when our spouse gets his or her act together, when we get a nicer car, are able to go on a nice vacation, when we retire. The truth is, there’s no better time to be happy …

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William’s Music Video

At the end of Year 6 2010 William had a dream to give himself and his classmates an enduring memory of their years together at Primary School.  He shared his project with his friends and they all banded together to create a music video with the amazing and kind assistance of our friend Glenn Bidmead …

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Teachers Aide Funding – We have a result!!

After almost four years of doggedly pursuing the government to fund a teachers aide for Daniel we are pleased to say that this week we were advised a solution had been found. Finally after four years there was enough pressure for the government to actually investigate our situation in great detail and realise the uniqueness …

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