Naomi Milgrom.
Queen of arts
Peter Wilmoth
The very private Naomi Milgrom is inviting a measure of public attention because of her central involvement with a project called the MPavilion, a temporary space used as a cultural hub for talks, workshops, performances and installations around architecture and design. ... >>MORE
Crate Expectations
Virginia Trioli
The Melbourne artist who copied an upside-down milk crate for his 2005 entry in the wonderful McClelland sculpture prize is apparently aghast at similarities in a work by a Sydney artist who copied an upside-down milk crate for a NSW public commission. Word has not yet been received from the person who designed the milk crate in the first place, and who may have strong feelings of their own about artists... ... >>MORE
This week, let’s go back in time. Not back 60 years – that’s hardly a blip in time – to when Max Schubert hid from his employers at Penfolds the experimental table wines that would become Grange. Not back to the early 1800s, when Australia’s first commercial vineyards were being established. We need to travel back more than a thousand years to the patron saints of beer... ... >>MORE
Meet Clare Wright: historian, writer, academic, broadcaster, public speaker, wife, mother and extraordinary role model. If that were not enough, she now adds prize-winning author to her impressive CV. Wright won the 2014 Stella Prize for Australian women writers with her second book, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. On winning the prize, she said: “No one writes books to win prizes, but holy flip... ... >>MORE
Octopus with radish & roe.
Kendall Hill
Chiara has a boldly corporate, bottom-of-an-office-building feel to it but there’s warmth in the buttoned leather banquettes, sculptural wooden Foscarini lamps that look like a cross between a birdcage and a ballet dancer, and in the staff. ... >>MORE
Annie Sumner at The Fair Trader.
The Fair Trader
Leanne Tolra
Father-and-son team Mario and Damian Barbaro took over this 120-seat, sprawling café in Exhibition Street about a year ago, knowing it would be a hands-on business. ... >>MORE
All Smiles
Jane Hutchinson
Each January, Sadhana Smiles starts the year by writing a list of goals and sticking it to her bathroom wall. Last year the list included: writing a book, buying her first investment property as a single woman and being named Victorian Telstra Business Woman of the Year. Smiles’ book, a guide to managing people in business and called People Power, Did You Have Them @ Hello, was published last... ... >>MORE
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Miss Universe Australia 2014
Miss Universe Australia 2014
It was third time lucky for 21-year-old Tegan Martin who was crowned Miss Universe Australia 2014 at  a glittering ceremony at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins on Friday, June 6. Tegan, who...