Sep 30, 2011

Emergency Services Around Me (Melbourne)

Austin Hospital

Phone: (03) 9496 5500
Location: 145 Studley Road,
                 Heidelberg VIC 3084

The Austin Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine, also known as the Emergency Department or ED, is a busy tertiary department attending 60,000 patients annually offering a wide range of clinical services.

The new purpose-built ED opened in May 2005 as part of the Austin Hospital's redevelopment and has 50 treatment areas including a six bed paediatric area, a Fast Track area, an eight bed Short Stay Unit, procedure rooms and resuscitation rooms.

The Department is accredited for two years advanced training with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and has paediatric logbook training. It offers registrar rotations in ICU, anaesthetics, obstetrics and gynaecology, toxicology, spinal medicine, ambulatory care, psychiatry and paediatrics.

The Department is also the acute spinal and trauma reception area of Austin Health.

In August 2008 the Victorian Poison Information Centre will be relocating to the Austin Hospital's Emergency Department.



Box Hill Hospital

Phone: (03) 9895 3333
Location: Nelson Road, Box Hill, 3128


Cheap Ways To Entertaining Kids

Having kids at home doesn't have to shrink our wallets and doesn't have to involve endless hours of TV or video games.  Libraries, beaches, parks and some museums are some of free ways we can keep our kids occupied with.

* www.papertoys.com 
A website full of paper folding models from famous landmarks to cars and even famous people

* www.coloring.ws  
A website of free colouring pages, games and puzzles

* www.origami-instructions.com
Shows how to make a range of items in origami, including a water balloon made of paper

* www.kidspot.com.au 
Search "science" to discover a list of science experiments for children of all ages to do at home

* www.abc.net.au/abcforkids 
Games and craft ideas for younger children

* www.lego.com 
Lego games and also create your own Lego models

* Information obtained from news.com.au.

Sep 26, 2011

Fairy Park in Anakie, Victoria

For General Enquiries & Bookings
Call: (03) 5284 1262 or email:
info@fairypark.com

Address
2388 Ballan Road
Anakie 3221
Victoria, Australia. 
 


Admission between 10 am to 4 pm.
Gates close at 5pm sharp.


Open Daily*

All year round. Rain, hail or shine.
We do not close for the winter.
Open all public holidays*

*except Christmas Day


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Direction:

Fairy Park is approximately one hours drive west of Melbourne.
Take the West Gate Bridge out of Melbourne following the Princess Freeway. Take the first Werribee exit marked C109 and follow this road through to the Werribee Racecourse. Along the Racecourse runs Bulban Rd. Spelt B-U-L-B-A-N. Follow Bulban Road to the end and follow the Fairy Park signposts at each intersection. 

Adventure Park in Geelong

Great family funs just a short distinace from Melbourne.

Park Open:
Saturday 1st October 2011 until Sunday 29th April 2012
Winter Closure: May through September
 

* Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, Open Melbourne Cup Day & Anzac Day.


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Directions
1249 Bellarine Hwy (B110) Wallington, Geelong.
Midway between Geelong and Queenscliff.
Adventure Park is only 1 hour south of Melbourne from the westgate bridge.
Melways page 469 G8

Costco Price List - Digital Camera

Prices were obtained in early Sep, 2011.

Fujifilm FinePix T200  10X 14MP 2.7" LCD - $169.99
Fujifilm FinePix S2950 18x 14MP 3.0" LCD - $199.99

Olympus VR-310 10X  14 MP 3.0" LCD - $159.98
Olympus TG-310 3.6x 14 MP 2.7" LCD - $249.99

Nikon S3100  5X 14MP 2.7" LCD - $139.99
Nikon L120  21X 14MP 3.0" LCD - $249.99
Nikon S9100 18X 12MP 3.0" LCD - $379.98

Canon IXUS220HS 5X 12MP 2.7" LCD - $259.99
Canon SX220HS  14X 12MP 3.0" LCD - $339.99