02 AM | 28 May

Women’s Health Congress

The Scientific Program Committee is calling for abstracts from those wishing to present at the 3rd International Congress on Women’s Mental Health.  Melbourne, Australia is the host city for the Congress, to be held Sunday 16 – Thursday 20 March 2008.

Please visit the Congress website www.iawmhcongress2008.com.au to download your copy of the First Announcement and Call for Papers document.  Abstracts and posters are to be submitted online.

01 AM | 28 May

Cabaret – the 12 step program

‘Helping us live and work the Twelve Steps to better Cabaret’

Written and performed by

Queenie van de Zandt with Mark Jones on Piano

Queenie van de Zandt’s addiction to cabaret has taken her from performing, at the age of 17, in her first cabaret; “The Essential Lloyd Webber” (at a venue in the country town of Queanbeyan, on a stage covered with bright green carpet), to teaching cabaret at the Victorian College of the Arts.

In CABARET – THE 12 STEP PROGRAM, Queenie van de Zandt, (“…the spectacular musical theatre and cabaret performer…” Sunday Telegraph), reveals the secrets to creating a successful cabaret while she simultaneously performs a successful cabaret (and just a tip, one of the secrets is not designing a set which consists of pinning all your record covers of Andrew Lloyd Webber shows at interesting angles onto a curtain).

Yes – it’s a cabaret, within a cabaret, about a cabaret (and if you’re confused, just stop being so selfish and think about how she must feel).

If you’re addicted to cabaret and love a combination of listening to great singing, having lots of laughs and getting a certificate of attendance at the end of it – this show will definitely be your “Music of the Night”.

“…a new star of Australian comedy theatre… and…what a fabulous singer she is…” Sunday Telegraph

“…good to see van de Zandt back in town and in fine voice and humour.” The Canberra Times

“Queenie van de Zandt is not only a great cabaret singer, she is hilarious, too.” Herald Sun

­­­­LISTING INFORMATION Venue: The Butterfly Club, 204 Bank Street, South Melbourne Dates: Saturday 9, 16, 23, 30 June and 7 July Times: 10.30 pm Tickets: $20 full / $15 concession and for groups of 8 or more Bookings: www.thebutterflyclub.com <>

Information: 9690 2000

05 AM | 27 May

Myths of Innovation

The Myths of Innovation http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596527051

By Scott Berkun ISBN: 0-596-52705-5 Pages: 192

In The Myths of Innovation, bestselling author Scott Berkun takes a careful look at innovation history, including the software and Internet Age, to reveal how ideas truly become successful innovations-truths that people can apply to today’s challenges.

Using dozens of examples from the history of technology, business, and the arts, you’ll learn how to convert the knowledge you have into ideas that can change the world.

05 AM | 27 May

FReeZACentral Workshops

FReeZACentral Workshops // 2007 Music Industry Workshops //

Want to work in the music industry?

The FReeZACentral music industry workshops are back! All around Victoria in June and July, FReeZACentral is holding free, accredited training days for young people aged 15 to 25 who are interested in a music industry career. This year’s FReeZACentral workshops are happening in Croydon (June 23), Leongatha (June 26), Ararat (June 30), Wangaratta (July 3), central Melbourne (July 7), Swan Hill (July 11), Werribee (July 14) and Hamilton (July 18).

For the past three years, FReeZACentral has been nurturing the skills, talents and passion of the next generation of music industry professionals. Over 500 young people attend the FReeZACentral workshops each year. Of the workshop participants statewide, 50 young people in the 18-25 year age bracket are chosen for the FReeZACentral mentoring program, which matches young people to an experienced music industry professional in their chosen field, whether they’re performers or aspiring sound engineers, marketing professionals, event managers or music business operators.

Workshops are free and include free lunch. Register online at www.freezacentral.vic.gov.au or call 03 9380 1277.

Visit the Myspace at: www.myspace.com/freezacentral

04 AM | 27 May

Aussie Bum

Applications Close: Thursday, June 07, 2007 www.aussiebum. aussieBum has quickly become an international success story selling its swimwear, underwear and soon lesiurewear to many of the world’s leading department stores and enjoy an international online audience who tune in each week to watch aussieBum in action either via iTunes, MySpace, YouTube and our own internet site.

aussieBum is recognised locally for its international success by winnning the Aust. Export Awards 2006 Sml- Med Manufacturer of the Year. As bandwidth increases globally (with the exception of Australia), aussieBum is increasing its online video content; AUSBUM.tv We’re looking for a very technically and talented male or female who is prepared to take on the challenge to produce content our customers worldwide can relate to, tune into and most importantly enjoy.

Your role will include travelling with the aussieBum team for each photo shoot assignment and event we support locally and overseas and record the reality to what actually occurs. You will video record the often amusing events ‘behind the scene’s’ and create ‘must see’ episodes that are delivered online and to our media partners worldwide. To do this well, you need to be focused and well organised and work independently of what is going on around you. Visit our internet site to get a taste of the types of webisodes we currently produce (only we expect you to do it 10 times better). Once this footage has been captured you will return to our main office to edit the footage into episodes surfers can view on a weekly basis.

You will be using the latest Adobe FCP software, Mac system, Sony Camera recording equipment. You are also competent is using other associated applications Motion etc. You will work closely with the principal of the company and be involved in all aspects of production, editing to content management.

This is a dream role for someone who loves every aspect of film making from start to finish and has a flare for getting the job done and producing work that gets people talking. Plus someone who wants to travel and work in a company with a global audience.

Sean Ashby sean@aussiebum.