The SLAM rally movement originated in Melbourne after 20,000 music fans took to the streets to demonstrate their support for Australian live music. The February 2010 street protest was spurred by the threatened closure of iconic live music venue The Tote in Collingwood. Two years on, in the wake of National Slam Day – a … Continue reading WRITING: Wham Bam Thank You Slam!
Customer satisfaction guaranteed Madame Fling Flong may sound like a slightly loopy, exotic mistress who runs a bawdy red-light tavern, but rest assured this bar has all the mysterious ‘what’s on offer upstairs?’ intrigue without any of the saucy connotations. The only cheeky exception is ‘Unprotected Sax’, a free Sunday-night jazz session that complements the … Continue reading WRITING: Madame Fling Flong
Eat your words Just to clear up any confusion: The Book Kitchen doesn’t serve up Kafka with a side of Hemingway and a Shakespeare sauce (it’s widely agreed that paper tastes pretty terrible). Instead you’ll find a delicious menu focused on seasonal, locally grown and biodynamic produce amid shelves heaving with gastronomic books to give … Continue reading WRITING: The Book Kitchen
Presidents Cup Golf At one of the world’s foremost sporting events, Spotless achieved a global milestone in terms of sustainable waste management practices. The goal was to divert all waste from going directly to landfill. The 2011 Presidents Cup Golf tournament was held at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Spotless provided catering, cleaning and waste … Continue reading CASE STUDY: The environmental advantage