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What's On In Your State

Hi everyone! We have a mixture of books and great events this week. A big thank you to Jane and the Conscious Living Expo team in WA who have offered us 5 double passes to their event on November 4-6 in Perth and to motivator Toni Powell for offering tickets to her inspirational workshops in QLD!

In South Australia we’ve purchased tickets to a fund raiser for the Melanoma Research Foundation, Aussie entertainment icon Peter Cousens has a show at Mounties coming up -he has offered a double pass to members and for you Queenslanders, you don’t need a reason to be happy because you live in Queensland (lol), but Toni Powell has an entertaining workshop titled "Have Happier Relationships" which is a mix of cutting edge science, real life story and simple practices. Scroll down to check it out

We had an overwhelming response to our book giveaway last week. Congratulations to the following members:

Chris has won - More Please! – Manu Feildel with Clarissa Weerasena

Gwen has won - Ah Well, Nobody’s Perfect – Molly Meldrum with Jeff Jenkins

Eileen has won - Australian Lighthorse – Phillip Bradley

To win any thing on this page simply email me at by Wednesday November 2, 2016 and include the prize you'd like to win, your name, address and contact number.

If you’re holding an event in your community, please let us know so we can share with other members!

NSW – Peter Cousens - My Musical life -  WIN TICKETS!

Peter is the only Australian to have played the Phantom on  London’s West End and so the Phantom ‘comes to town’ with the AM All Star Band singing highlights from some of the world’s greatest musicals including: The Phantom of The Opera, Les Miserables, Aspects of Love, South Pacific, Miss Saigon, Carousel, Jeckel & Hyde, West Side Story, The Man of La Mancha. The show is on Saturday, December 10, 2016, 7:30PM at The Mounties Group at Mounties Showroom


The Conscious Living Expo is Australia's most exciting and extensive showcase of products, services and information for health & wellbeing and sustainable living.

It is the longest-running health and lifestyle convention in Australia and it's coming to Perth for three jam-packed days this November.

Held at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 4th to 6th of November, this anticipated event will bring together over 120 exhibitors, feature the participation of several renown keynote speakers and offer a vast range of interactive activities, seminars and workshops with celebrity clairvoyants, mediums and top psychic readers. Come and discover new and exciting ways to uplift your body, mind and spirit with interactive demonstrations of natural therapies, including the chance to experience a reiki, aromatherapy and massage treatment.

VICTORIA – A Beautiful Game - Mark Nicholas  - WIN THE BOOK!

Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel Nine's commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge of and perspective on the game around the world. As both a former player and now a professional observer and commentator, he knows all the key figures in the sport and has witnessed first-hand some of cricket's greatest moments.

His book is a passionate, personal and deeply insightful account of the game he's been so close to throughout his life. Informed by Mark's own experiences and observations, and filled with wonderful anecdotes, larger than life characters and an extraordinary breadth of cricket knowledge, it shows exactly why cricket really is the world's beautiful game.

QUEENSLAND– Have Happier Relationships – WIN TICKETS!

I had the pleasure of speaking to Toni Powell today and she definitely has a gift for storytelling. Toni is an author, recovering worrywart, mother, grandmother and was once the subject of an ABC Australian Story episode “Let There Be Light”. Toni speaks regularly at conferences and events such as Happiness and Its Causes and The Positive Schools Conference. Toni has offered us 4 double passes to her upcoming workshops in Queensland. Tickets to these events are valued at $249 each and come highly recommended

“A perfectly pitched workshop. Stories backed by science and Toni's personal disclosure. Practical and useful, heady stuff!” Kathy Hopkinson, Organisational Change Manager, Brisbane 

"Toni is an amazing presenter with a style that is so engaging and easy to listen to for a day. She talks from experience. Her content is valuable." Brigitte Dane, Teacher, Sunshine Coast

Brisbane – 2 x Double Pass to Win!

  • Have Happier Relationships -Saturday, Nov 5

Sunshine Coast:  - 1 x Double Pass to Win to each of the below workshops!

  • Have Happier Relationships -Saturday, Nov 12
  • How To Enjoy Life - Sunday, Nov 13

To find out more about Toni's amazing workshops and online courses click here


TASMANIA –Playing To Win – The Definitive Biography of John Farnham –WIN THE BOOK!

Teen idol. King of Pop. Voice of the common man. Australian of the Year. Friend. Icon. Superstar. John Farnham is the quintessential Aussie legend. As a teenager he gave up an apprenticeship to chase his musical dreams, hitting the big time with 'Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)'. A family man at heart, and the most loyal of friends, John was sometimes uncomfortable with the spotlight and for many years struggled to take his career to the heights that those close to him, including Molly Meldrum and Glenn Wheatley, felt it could reach.

NORTHERN TERRITORY- Sweet Celebrations – Elise Strachan –WIN THE BOOK!

From YouTube sensation Elise Strachan of My Cupcake Addiction comes a collection of amazing cakes and desserts for any skill level and any occasion, with tips on presentation and theming.

The creator and host of My Cupcake Addiction-one of the world's most widely viewed online baking shows-shares her most dazzling and delicious dessert recipes and ingenious entertaining tips so you can throw the perfect party.

ACT – Fifteen Young Men – Australia’s Untold Football Tragedy-WIN THE BOOK!

On a calm Saturday during the Queen's Birthday weekend in 1892 the young men from the Mornington Football Club boarded a boat bound for home. None of them would make it back alive. Most of the world's greatest sporting disasters are well recognised — Manchester United (1958), Marshall University (1970) and a provincial Uruguayan rugby team (1972) — but few know about Australian sport's most mournful day. It happened on a calm Saturday during the Queen's Birthday weekend in 1892.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – Hacksaw Ridge Fundraiser for Melanoma – WIN TICKETS!

Everyone is invited to join the Australian Melanoma Research Foundation (AMRF) in helping raise desperately needed funding to help research into melanoma continue, by supporting the special screening of Mel Gibson's latest movie, Hacksaw Ridge on Sunday, at 3.30 pm, on 6 November, 2016 at Wallis Cinema, Mitcham.

AMRF has chosen Hacksaw Ridge, because it is an incredible movie based on the inspirational true story of Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who during the bloodiest battle of Okinawa, during World War ll, singularly saved 75 men without firing a gun. 


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Peter from QLD commented:

By all means. I have photos on facebook & phone. Please advise if you need me to forward on. Keep Smiling 

Peter from QLD commented:

What continues to frustrate me is governments, politicians, media and bureaucrats (the political class) of all types are really big on social laws, rules and inititiaves resulting in big government but continually ignore the ECONOMY and the need for small government. Bring on the independents who seem to understand the silent majority hopes & aspirations. 

Nick from NSW replied to Peter:

Hi Peter, can I post your comment in the Fiftyup Club newsletter this week? If yes, do you have a photo I could use? Kayley 

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