Each year Grattan Institute releases a summer reading list for the Prime Minister. It recommends books and articles that the Prime Minister, or any Australian interested in public debate, will find stimulating over the break.
Our city fringes are growing at a rapid rate. But if these new neighbourhoods do not keep up with the shifting profile and changing needs of their residents over time, they will become less desirable places to live and won’t undergo the renewal that is essential to a successful city. However, we can do things now to ensure that our new suburbs are flexible enough to thrive for decades to come.
Higher education tuition subsidies are generally too high. They benefit students who already gain a great advantage from higher education. It is time to find a funding model that makes better use of public funds.
My Brivis HX23 Heater broke down this week. H01 Code #69. This code was not even listed in the User Manual! Searching around the web and here is what I found: Secret Reset: This is not in the User Manual. On the networker controller press FUNCTION > 1 > 4 keys and the screen will go blank and come back on after 30 seconds, this has rebooted the main PCB and reset the fault code. Use this with caution as too much gas build up could cause an explosion. Use it only after the unit has enough time to air out the gas build up. What is Code #69 or any other unpublished codes? The best way to find out is to open up the heater unit. There is a little LCD on the PCB showing what error exactly is. (Note: Opening up the unit may void your warranty.)
I didn't know that there are free tennis courts for public in Melbourne. Recently, cycling around the neighbourhood, I found a free public tennis courts next to a playground. This is awesome. Here are some of them: Canterbury Gardens, Allambannan Drive, Bayswater North (2 x plex pave multi use courts. Only one of the courts has a net. BBQ, playground and toilets.) Glen Park Reserve, 40 Glen Park Road, Bayswater North (1 court. Playground, shelter, tables, BBQs, water tap, toilets, oval, basketball court, outdoor gym, learners bike track.) Middlefield Reserve, 28-32 Middlefield Road Blackburn North (1 asphalt court. Next to small play ground and half basketball court.) Boronia Radio Controlled Car Club Track, Cnr Dorset Road and Park Crescent, Boronia (1 court which is not available after 6pm on Wednesday evenings) Koonung Park, 30-34 Ferneaux Grove, Bulleen (there are 3 courts - 2 x hard court, 1 x synthetic grass. Available during daylight hours. The floodlights on