LA in the Media - Issue 8, 20 June - 3 July 2015


"Unmistakably Australian": The first Open Gardens Australia Gallery of Gardens has been designed to embrace visitors and encourage exploration.

Saturday 20 June 2015 [ABC, Gardening Australia]

Fact Sheet: The Natural Gardens

SERIES 26 Episode 15 John visits a garden that appears to have sprung naturally from the earth In terms of garden design, the sorts of spaces that display rugged simplicity are known as ‘naturalistic.’ Naturalism is the antithesis of formality. There’s no geometry, no straight lines. Read more

Saturday 20 June 2015 [The Sydney Morning Herald]

Capital Life: Stepping Up will lure ceramicists from throughout the world to Canberra

Ceramicists to flock to Stepping Up Canberra is gearing up for a big arts event next month, one that will see ceramicists from all over the world converging on the capital. Read more

Tuesday 23 June 2015 [The Weekly Review]

Fun and Games at Box Hill

Circuit track. Photo: ANDREW LLOYD / ASPECT STUDIOS We give much thought to the layout and design of our homes. But how much notice do we take of the public space beyond our front door? Read more

Tuesday 23 June 2015 [Property Council of Australia]

Destiny to deliver more sustainable suburbs in Perth

Property Council of Australia A group of industry bodies, including the Property Council, call for more infill development and greater housing density to reduce congestion, increase housing affordability, improve liveability and protect Perth’s natural capital. Read more

Tuesday 23 June 2015 [Southport Visitor]

400 homes plan for Parrs Lane Aughton due to be dismissed

Two applications are set to be refused by West Lancs planning committee on Thursday Read more

Wednesday 24 June 2015 [The Courier]

Musician Todd Cook returns to Ballarat

Cook returns to Ballarat with his three latest releases and a selection of new material to perform at The Main Bar on Saturday. THE Australian landscape will be brought to life through sound as Todd Cook takes to the stage in Ballarat this week. Read more

Wednesday 24 June 2015 [The West Australian]

Backlash brewing against planning DAP's

A backlash is brewing against Development Assessment Panels with councils claiming local planning schemes years in the making are being bypassed so developers can exceed plot ratio. Read more


Wednesday 24 June 2015 [Chicago Entertainment]

MCA announces cross-disciplinary 2015/2016 performance series 

Museums are not just about what hangs on the walls or rests in glass cases. Performance has become a major element in their programming, and Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art has been in the forefront of such activity for years. Read more

Thursday 25 June 2015 [Australian Financial Review]

David Jones new owners consider revamping food halls

by Michael Smith There is no doubt David Jones's once charming but prehistoric food halls need updating, but a serious push into gourmet food by the retailer's new South African owners is still a long way from reality. Read more

Thursday 25 June 2015 [Wauchope Gazette]

Wauchope goes green

The Wauchope community is banding together to install planter boxes in High Street. WAUCHOPE is about to become a greener place, or at least High Street. Read more

Thursday 25 June 2015 [CityNews]

Bergman and other arts this weekend

ARC CINEMA presents a retrospective program of 10 Ingmar Bergman classics curated by David Stratton. BERGMAN fans attending these sessions will also have a chance to win a book about the director, written by Mareet Koskinen, courtesy of the Swedish Embassy. Read more

Friday 26 June 2015 [Fidelity]

US to investigate imports of corrosion-resistant steel

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The Commerce Department opened an investigation Wednesday into a complaint by American steel producers, asking the government to impose duties on low-cost corrosion-resistant steel products imported from six countries. Read more

Monday 29 June 2015 [The Daily Telegraph]

City to consider proposal to use TasRail for heritage tourism

TRAM proponent John Kelly will meet with Hobart City Council representatives tomorrow to discuss the possibility of reinstalling the city’s old trams on existing TasRail infrastructure within the next two. Read more

Saturday 27 June 2015 [The Canberra Times]

Gallery of gardens Australia design chosen for National Arboretum open gardens Australia legacy. 

Zoom in on this story. Explore all there is to know. The first Open Gardens Australia Gallery of Gardens at the National Arboretum will feature a grassed marquee space, silver bowl bird bath and seating area designed by Canberra landscape designer Neil Hobbs. Read more

Saturday 27 June 2015 [Customs Today]

US imports consists 30% steel products from Chine, India. 

WASHINGTON: Commerce Department opened an investigation Wednesday into a complaint by American steel producers, asking the government to impose duties on low-cost corrosion-resistant steel products imported from six countries. Six petitioners, including United States Steel Corp. Read more

Tuesday 30 June 2015 [The Moorestown Sun

Moorestown Council meeting talks hockey meeting and David Gentile dedication ceremony 

The Moorestown Township Council meeting on June 22 provided council with an update on the Lenola Jeff Young Memorial Park hockey rink and the announcement of a dedication ceremony for David Gentile on July 13 at 6:30 p.m. Read more

Tuesday 30 June 2015 [The Australian Financial Review

Flight Centre, Challenger, Estia Health set to soar as we grow old

by Michael Smith The impact of ageing on the investment landscape is often overlooked in the race for short-term gain. Australians, along with a large percentage of the global population, are living longer than ever. Read more

Tuesday 30 June 2015 [The Fifth Estate]

Our picks of jobs this week

Australand has an opening for a NSW-based sustainability manager – development. The position is for a sustainability professional with at least five years’ experience, with the successful candidate responsible for managing and implementing sustainability strategies across development projects. Read more

Tuesday 30 June 2015 [Domain]

Green rooftops grow communities in high-density areas

Taking cues from 'green' urban cities like New York, Singapore and Copenhagen, Melbourne developers are thinking beyond the environmental benefits of green spaces and rooftops. Read more


Wednesday July 1 2015 [Business Wire]

MRO Acquires AMRAS Corp. and AK copy

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MRO, a leader in the secure, compliant and efficient exchange of Protected Health Information (PHI), announced today it has acquired the assets of two medical record service companies, AMRAS Corporation and AKCopy, both located in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Read more.

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