Bob Hawke.
Bob Hawke opens up
Peter Wilmoth
Bob Hawke is in a jovial, even mischievous, mood, laughing at some of the moments that cemented him as a very human prime minister. He talks to Peter Wilmoth. ... >>MORE
Virginia Trioli.
It’s been strange to hear an unusual silence around the announcement of an Australian military deployment to help Iraq rid itself of the vicious and inhuman Islamic State. ... >>MORE
Last week we talked about how you could save about 10 per cent of the value of your property, simply by setting out a plan. This week, I’ll show how you can save double that or more by future-proofing your plan. ... >>MORE
Mikelangelo loves Melbourne.
The soundscapes in which Mikelangelo deploys his weapons-grade baritone are as varied as his projects, which include Balkan-flavoured balladry and high-stepping rock ’n’ roll. ... >>MORE
You're the voice
Sarah Marinos
If you are with Virgin Mobile and make a mistake when you dial a number, Stephen Briggs will explain what you’ve done wrong. If you’ve bought tickets to see Kylie Minogue, Pink or Foo Fighters, it was Briggs’s voice in the TV advertisement urging you to buy those tickets. If you’ve bought a BlackBerry, a SodaStream or a Lexus, Briggs’s smooth, professional voice helped... ... >>MORE
The Macdonald Age
Michelle Pini
As Ranald Macdonald enters the bustling café, several diners look up. The former Age executive, now in his seventies, is an imposing figure with a confident carriage and a deep, resonating voice. Macdonald had originally declined an interview, relenting only after I suggested he would not have accepted such quick surrender from one of his own journalists. I must have hit a nerve, because Macdonald... ... >>MORE
Chilling out in Tasmania...
Daniel McCulloch
Within minutes of leaving Hobart’s city limits, traffic lights are a distant memory.The once-sleepy state capital’s maze of galleries, eateries and boutiques melts away, making way for lush green paddocks, ancient forests and vast expanses of open water. Push the pedal to the floor and almost any location on the apple isle can be reached within hours. But it won’t take long to realise... ... >>MORE
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Mercedes-Benz Melbourne C-Class launch at Circa
Mercedes-Benz Melbourne C-Class launch at Circa
Mercedes-Benz Melbourne held an exclusive preview event at Circa in St Kilda on Tuesday, August 19 to launch the highly anticipated all-new C-Class: a new level of modern luxury within a single...