Written with Linsay Knight in association with the Powerhouse Museum Random House Australia 2012 ISBN 9781742755649
Hills Hoists, Vegemite and the Victa lawnmower – everyone knows they’re Australian inventions, but what many people don’t know is that we also have Australians to thank for the invention of Wi-Fi, for the Betacheck Blood Glucose Monitor, for dual-flush toilets, for spray-on skin for burns victims and for baby safety capsules.
These are just a few of the inventions created by clever Australians trying to solve problems. Now, with the help of the Powerhouse Museum, all Australians can read about them in this inspiring new book. Discover our nation’s most ingenious inventions, read about their makers, and learn how to turn a bright idea into a useful creation.
Nominated – IMAGinE awards, Museum and Galleries Association of NSW, 2013
More on the Carolinas later but Pam Vaughan (official photographer for the New England conference last weekend) has just sent me oodles and poodles of photos … so if you don’t want to see piccies of me in action – then look away now! There are photos of me with friends, of me panelling, photos […]