SpineOut : August 2011
the last bit Need to talk to someone? Just want to chat to figure out things? There is always someone out there who is keen to listen and help. Here are a few who are happy to listen ... Copyright © August 2011 Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd Red Dog, now showing. Highly recommended! out on the town NSW WHaT: australian Surf Festival WHen: 13 - 27 august WHere: Port Macquarie The longest running surf event in Oz celebrating our iconic surf culture, including surf art, film and music. WA WHaT: Skills West expo WHen: 19 – 21 august WHere: Perth Convention & exhibition Centre Find information on your potential career! Queensland WHaT: Brisbane Writers’ Festival WHen: 7 – 11 September WHere: Brisbane city Brisbane Writers’ Festival is celebrating reading, writing and new ideas. Join in the fun with other readers and writers. NT WHaT: Stone Country Festival WHen: Saturday 27 august WHere: Darwin The Gunbalanya community specially welcome you to spend time with them and share their culture. WHaT: Desert Harmony Festival WHen: From 26 august WHere: alice Springs The annual celebration of our vibrant Indigenous culture. Victoria WHaT: australian Shoe Fair + Bags & accessories Fair WHen: 28 – 30 august WHere: Melbourne exhibition & Convention Centre Shoe and fashion lovers unite! There will be weird and wonderful, expensive, cheap, tacky and stunning works of art on show. from bullied to a-list In Don't Peak At High School: From bullied to A-list, a new book by Fiona Scott-Norman, some of Australia's most successful and high profile achievers share the stories of how they were bullied while growing up. In an extract from the book, Sydney Swans AFL star player Adam Goodes shares his experiences of growing up. Just want to chat to figure out things? There is always someone out there who is keen to listen and help. Here are a few who are happy to listen ... It’s true. The more you understand about an issue the more you’ll feel empowered to do something about it. Use ActNow to find information on social, political, environmental lifestyle and topical issues for a non-judgemental and true snapshot of the bigger picture. If you’ve always wanted to get involved or find more information on all those dinner table topics – ActNow will have the answers and suggestions on what you can do! power on ‘I used to think my family was so different from everyone else’s. all my friends’ families seemed so nice. Being around my family stressed me out. Sometimes I didn’t want to go home.’ Have you got questions about your family or someone else’s family? Bursting the Bubble has answers – maybe even someone who can help you. VISIT THeM Here Something up at home?