Emergency APP For Travellers

Emergency assistance for international travellers via new app A new travel safety app that connects travellers with overseas emergency services and embassies at the touch of a button, and can translate critical emergency questions into the local language, was unveiled at the launch of the Travel Aware App this week. In the event of a […]

Walk Safely to School Day

Friday 22 May 2015 is National Walk Safely to School Day Walk Safely to School Day is an annual, national event that encourages all primary school students to walk safely, and commute actively, to school. Now in its 16th year, this community event promotes better attitudes to road safety, health, public transport and the environment. […]

Fitzroy Bar to Movember

We do love a home-grown ‘good luck’ story, specially when it starts in Melbourne. Ten years ago, a Melbourne hospital missed the fund-raising opportunity of a lifetime. The men’s health charity Movember, which started in a Fitzroy bar as a challenge among mates to grow the best moustache, has raised $440 million and spread to […]

Stop Phubbing

It has happened to all of us.. Phubbing – the rude social scourge of phone snubbing. It means to interact with a mobile phone in preference to people in a social setting. Don’t you just hate it when someone snubs you by looking at their phone instead of paying attention? The Stop Phubbing campaign group […]

Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition

World’s Biggest Music Video Retrospective Coming To Australia At the beginning of its broadcast in 1981, music channel MTV began using the tagline “you’ll never look at music the same way again,” and they were right. Fast forward to the modern day and the humble music video has become an art form in and of […]

EYEfi with my little APP

Besides the fact that EYEfi is a very clever business name, specially considering what they do, even better, EYEfi are based in Melbourne Australia. We always have a giggle when we read about what a company does, but don’t have a clue what it is or what they do.  EYEfi is a bit like that, in that […]

Phone Coverage in Melbourne City Loop

What wonderful news…  within a year we’ll have full mobile telephone coverage in the Melbourne underground loop. Travellers on Melbourne’s City Loop will finally get mobile phone hook-up after deal to eliminate “dead zones”. Since day one, the loop has not had coverage and any calls we’re on as the train enters the tunnel simply cuts […]