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Include a Charity

A mere 7.5 per cent of Australians leave a gift to charity in their wills, but a campaign to raise awareness hopes to boost bequests by 2020.“It was time to really give something back to a country and a city that has been so incredibly welcoming to me and so generous,” says Gabriel Farago of his bequest to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.Farago came to Australia from Austria as a 16-year-old, with a good education and fluent in many languages. ... Read more →
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Will Bequests to Charities

Nearly 100 charities have teamed up this week to encourage more Australians to leave a gift to charity in their will.While 89 per cent of Australians support charities in their lifetimes, currently only 7.5 per cent leave a bequest to charity. Include a Charity is hoping to see that figure increased to 12 per cent by 2020, to make an additional $440 million available to charities.One couple who have decided to support a charity after their deaths are retired Leura barrister and ... Read more →
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Zoo Story: Elsa and the Springbok; a Writer’s Journey 4

Taronga ZooWithout doubt, Sydney’s Taronga Zoo is one of the most spectacular zoos in the world. Situated right on the harbour, it enjoys breathtaking views over the city, the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.Because it’s only a short walk from our Sydney apartment to the zoo, I go there often either to write, or just to stroll through the beautiful grounds. As you can imagine, I have many friends I like to visit along the way… Here are a ... Read more →
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Good old friends; a Writer’s Journey 3

Riding boots and a hat; two good old friends. This is about the hat, not the boots, and the hat has a name – Dubbo. Curious? This is its story. Dubbo is an Akubra. ‘An Akubra?’ I hear you ask, ‘what’s that?’  Well, let me tell you: An Akubra is an Australian icon. It’s a wide-brimmed bush hat worn by stockmen, graziers, horsemen, farmers, hunters and adventurers like me who love the outdoors. Founded in the 1870s, the original modest hat-making factory ... Read more →
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Zoo Magic; Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo

Impressions of a stroll through Taronga Zoo with my camera. These spectacular exhibits are part of the Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo 2017 - Lights For The Wild exhibition.Come with me and enjoy! I will let the images do the talking ...  Read more →
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