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

Colourfest: What is it?

"Colourfest is Australia’s Multicultural Film Festival focusing exclusively on culturally diverse Australian stories. Colourfest was conceived as a response to the lack of cultural diversity on Australian screens. Portrayal of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Australians is littered with stereotypes and is generally skewed towards negative representations. Colourfest challenges such negative portrayals, and showcases a more authentic’ and inclusive image… (more…)

February 9, 2014 by

My Story

Hi, I am the editor, in fact creator, of MyLifeInOz. I thought I would share why it is that I have developed this site. When I had been in Australia for a mere 6 months or so I was walking on the rocks at Avoca Beach and noticed two groups of fisherman do what they loved best, but not interacting… (more…)

February 4, 2014 by

Re-Leaf Appeal Concert

Many people have recently been affected by the bushfires in NSW Central Coast. The Central Coasts' Star 104.5 is holding a 'Re-Leaf' Appeal Concert as their way of facilitating Coasties in their desire to support the work of Salvos and other charities to assist those who have suffered as a result of the bushfires. The Central Coast Bushfire Appeal Concert 'Re-Leaf'… (more…)

October 30, 2013 by

United Nations Association of Australia – Media Awards Publicity Request 2013

Nominations for the 2013 UNAA Media Awards are Now Open. Journalists and producers whose work has appeared in the Australian media between 2 September 2012 and 30 August 2013 are encouraged to nominate now. The United Nations Association of Australia Media Awards were established in 1979. The Awards recognise those in the media whose work highlights and champions human rights… (more…)

July 3, 2013 by

Violence Against Women: The Men Who Want To End It!

Dr Michael Flood  Senior Lecturer in Sociology will be one of the guest speakers at the  annual White Ribbon Day Luncheon taking place in Melbourne on the 23/11/12. His areas of expertise: Sociology of gender, especially in relation to men and masculinities. Sociology of interpersonal violence and especially violence against women. Sexualities and especially male sexuality and heterosexuality. Sexual and reproductive… (more…)

November 23, 2012 by

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