My Passions & Contributions

“The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined to your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.”
~ Li Ka Shing

Fundraiser: For the Disabled Welfare Centre Nepal, Rhythm Hut Gosford

I am always so glad to come across beautiful community minded groups and individuals, the key reason I developed MyLifeInOz was to facilitate the dissemination of info about these groups and events so that the community at large can be made aware of how we can get involved in others lives and in so doing enrich our own. Well, here's a… (more…)

February 22, 2016 by

South Africa’s Brain Drain is Queenslands Gain

"Over the past five years I’ve witnessed a growing number of South Africans settling in my part of Brisbane. Not only did a lovely South African couple move in next-door, the largest school in the area has a very sizeable contingent of South African students and the local church offers a weekly Afrikaans speaking service. I was intrigued to find… (more…)

December 1, 2015 by

Congratulations Wildlife Walkabout Park!

Tassin Barnard was one of the first people I interviewed with regard to the contribution expats make to Australian society, so I am very glas to be able to congratulate the Barnards and their team for making it into the Lonely Planet guide as one of the best family adventures in the world! Wow! Not just Australia, but the WORLD!  Many… (more…)

November 2, 2015 by

Josie Pohla, another exceptional Central Coaster

I cried as I read Josie Pohlas story in the papers last week. Please read her story if you haven't, share it with your teens, encourage them to have a heart and compassion for those around them. I cried when I read Josie's story because of the awful legacy domestic violence leaves in untold lives. I cried because a woman… (more…)

September 21, 2015 by

Educator Albina Evans wins Excellence in Family Day Care Award

According to Errol Smith of the Express Advocate, Ms Albina Evans, formerly of Uzbekistan and Russia, runs 5 Star Family Day Care in Lake Haven, and is passionate about teaching children in her care of other cultures, aiming to familiarise them with foreign languages by teaching the children basic skills, such as counting, in Spanish, Russian and Italian. For the second year… (more…)

September 15, 2015 by

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