Swinburne University space lecturer Kim Ellis will become Australia’s first female astronaut when she blasts off into space in 2023.
Georgina has written across business, travel, property and marketing for two decades, interviewing the likes of Gough Whitlam, Julia Gillard, Alan Joyce and Cathy Freeman. A former reviewer with The Age Cheap Eats, you'll often find Georgina on a quest to locate the perfect single origin espresso or loaf of sourdough. "There's plenty of competition given this IS Melbourne we're talking about," she says.
Embrace the festive spirit: buy local
Victorians are supporting small businesses across the state over the festive season and beyond.
Victoria leads the industrial design pack
Meet RMIT University’s Tim Lutton, named Design Institute of Australia’s Industrial Design Graduate of the Year.
Fighting the pandemic: Melbourne test breakthrough
Local researchers have created a finger prick test that can reveal your level of immunity and establish whether you may need a COVID-19 booster shot.
Going up: Moe lift business goes global
Moe GP Lindsay Wakefield has morphed into a market-leading manufacturer, selling custom lifts to the US, Japan, South East Asia and the Middle East.
Carbon capture explainer
On the back of the COP26 in Glasgow, Jarad Daniels, the new CEO of the Melbourne-headquartered Global CCS Institute, talks carbon capture trends.
Send me an angel: how Susan Oliver AM is backing Victorian business
Susan Oliver is a leader in the field and a passionate and committed supporter of women-led startups, helping to drive success.
Animal well-being: a chat with Victoria’s Chief Vet, Dr Graeme Cooke
In a talent win, the UK’s former Deputy Chief Vet is now our Chief Vet, helping to keep Victoria safe on the animal health and biosecurity frontline.
Safe harbour: Alma Doepel drops anchor in Melbourne
After 10 years and 80,000 hours of painstaking restoration, Australia’s oldest wooden tall ship has returned to Victoria Harbour, Docklands.
Red Marble AI: a Melbourne artificial intelligence superstar
Find out how a local company is connected to Steven Spielberg’s film, 'Minority Report'.
Campbellfield business hits a home run during the pandemic
Dr Jackson Yin’s kit home business pivoted online during lockdown, thanks to a $50,000 Business Victoria innovation grant.
Around the world on a plate in Maribyrnong
Get a taste of cuisines from around the globe in Melbourne’s west.
Face to face: the Archibald goes to Gippsland
In a coup for regional Victoria, Gippsland Art Gallery in Sale will host the Archibald Prize 2021 from 8 October.
The good oil: Corio’s Cobram Estate Olives pumps up export arm
Australia’s largest olive oil producer, headquartered in Corio, is making inroads into Japan, Korea, and the US.
Meet the Chair of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards
Celina Clarke has been in the design business for over thirty years and says the awards create a benchmark for design excellence.
How a Bendigo family engineering business has the world in a spin
From a revolving restaurant in Qatar, to a Las Vegas casino bar, to a Tehran telecommunication tower, Australian Turntable Company has gone global.
Meet Victorian Agriculture and Climate Change Council Chair, Alexandra Gartmann
How do you help make farming profitable as climate change impacts? That’s the challenge tackled by Victoria’s Agriculture & Climate Change Council.
From the ground up: Ballarat’s Laura Chibnall takes out top mining award
We profile Laura Chibnall who is this year’s Minerals Council of Australia Exceptional Woman in Resources for Victoria.