On Hyperreality

Tweet He will be unable to see the realities of which in his former state he had seen the shadows; and then conceive someone saying to him, that what he saw before was an illusion, but that now, when he is approaching nearer to being and his eye is turned towards more real existence, he ...

It’s Almost Here

It's Almost Here
Tweet For the production team, and SHYAC, Grease has been about twelve months worth of work. But, it is nearly here. The show itself looks brilliant, and our advertising blitz kicks in this week. The campaign includes the following radio ad, courtesy of local station 2ST. Check it out:¬†SHYAC Grease Ad         ...

A Busy Rotaract Week

Tweet On the way home from the 2011 Australian Rotaract Conference, I got thinking about the week ahead. I hadn’t quite realised just how busy it was shaping up to be. Amongst rehearsals for Grease, work and uni work, I have a lot of stuff to do for Rotaract: Tonight (Monday), our club is hosting ...

Kind Words

Tweet I recently asked a Rotarian friend for a written reference, and was pleasantly surprised with some of his comments. It also encouraged me to have a rethink of how I perceive myself. He wrote: I would describe Travis as a community builder. As a leader he clearly demonstrates a capacity for consensus building and ...

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Southern Highlands Foundation

Tweet The Southern Highlands Foundation* is the local community foundation established by and for the people of the Wingecarribee Shire in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. I first joined the Southern Highlands Foundation as a member of the Making a Difference (MAD) Youth Committee in 2003. MAD Youth was active in encouraging philanthropy ...

When Big Media Aren’t the Biggest

Tweet This post was written for a uni assignment and I liked it a lot, so I have republished here: Terry Flew and others have argued that old-world global media companies such as News Corporation, Disney and Time Warner are intrinsically part of, even drivers of, globalisation processes1. They have used media companies that primarily ...

Southern Highlands Youth Arts Council

Tweet Having worked and been educated in and around the Southern Highlands, I have known about SHYAC for a long time, but I have never had any involvement with the organisation until I was asked to become a staff member in 2010. I was one of two staff at SHYAC when I joined the organisation, ...

I Am Rotaract

I Am Rotaract
Tweet Rotaract is a world-wide service organisation sponsored by Rotary. Rotaract Club are effectively Rotary clubs for people aged 18-30. I first became aware of Rotaract when I attended a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp in 2005. At that camp, I made many friends and lifelong contacts. I even scored my first post-school job ...

NSW Youth Advisory Council

Tweet The New South Wales Youth Advisory Council (YAC) was established in 1989 under the Youth Advisory Council Act, to ensure that young people participate in the development of Government policies and programs which concern them. The Youth Advisory Council advises the NSW Government through the Minister responsible for Youth Affairs on: Issues of concern ...