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Working on the iconic Australian soap Home & Away as the Director’s Assistant and then as a scriptwriter gave Jennifer Smart many inside tips as to what really happens on set. Discover a few truths about one of Australia’s greatest exports.
If you're hanging out for the next season of your favourite TV show, why not pick up a book? We've picked 12 TV shows and books that are perfect to read in between seasons, episodes or even the ad breaks.
Australia’s largest and most diverse blogging competition, the Best Australian Blogs Competition, has officially launched today.
by Random House Australia on 5 March 2014
The theme of this year's International Women’s Day is 'Inspiring change', and the Royal Women’s Hospital is hoping to inspire women to change their attitudes to their health and reduce the number of Australian women whose deaths are avoidable with the publication of their book, THE WOMEN’S HEALTH BOOK. Here is four small changes you can make today.
In nominating what I believe to be the best three spy thrillers ever written, I have to declare a vested interest here – as I AM PILGRIM has been out for more than six months now, a number of reviewers and readers have been kind, or deluded, enough to compare it to my three candidates.
by Random House Australia on 4 March 2014
Here are five things you may not realise about the enigma that is the busiest man in publishing.
by Random House Australia on 3 March 2014
Carol Wall is the author of MISTER OWITA'S GUIDE TO GARDENING, a moving story of the unlikely friendship between two people. It has been picked as a part of our Random 10 – Titles to Bookmark in 2014.
by Colin Fassnidge on 3 March 2014
Colin Fassnidge is the Head Chef at the Four in Hand and part owner of 4Fourteen. He is also a judge on the television show, My Kitchen Rules. His long-awaited debut cookbook, FOUR KITCHENS: BEAUTIFUL, MOUTH-WATERING, RESTAURANT-QUALITY FOOD TO COOK AT HOME, is out now. Take a look at the Colin's four tips for hosting a succesful dinner party.
Find out which books the Marketing and Publicity Director and Head of Digital at Random House Australia picked as his Top Five from 2013.
In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8), we’ve picked our Top 10 Inspiring Women. From political leaders to fashionistas to comediennes and CEOS – the one thing these women all have in common is that they've stepped out of their comfort zone, overcome obstacles and achieved success.