Archives for March 2009

Beneath the Waves/Michael Gordon with Layne Beachley

This is the biography of a feisty, highly courageous and inspirational woman, Australian world champion surfer Layne Beachley. It charts the huge personal and professional challenges she has faced in her successful bid to rise to the top in a man’s world and break through the glass ceiling of surfing. I admit I underestimated this […]

Library resources for a multicultural Australia

When people think ‘SBS’—Australia’s national multicultural, multilingual broadcaster—they think ‘SBS TV’ but did you know that SBS actually began as a radio network in 1975 five years before SBS TV went to air? SBS Radio Sydney Library Manager Paula Grunseit tells us about SBS radio’s role, charter and diversity. SBS Radio, established in 1975 as […]

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