Veuve Clicquot announce innovative T2 'tea queen' as Business Woman of the Year

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, Maryanne Shearer, CEO of T2 (pictured right) was announced as the Australian winner of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2012.

The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award Lunch was held at Café Sydney and attended by the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO and one hundred of Australia’s most powerful and successful business leaders. The lunch celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Award.
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Loyal victory lunch makes mega bucks for charity with Emdur, Stefanovic, Bell, Fearnley, Waugh & Hackett at the helm

The Investec LOYAL team celebrated their victory of the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race over a mega luncheon held at The Darling Hotel, raised over $400,000 for charities, including its main beneficiary, the Humpty Dumpty Foundation.

The past and present 'supersailors' that were present included this year’s crew members Anthony Minichiello, Karl Stefanovic, Kurt Fearnley, Phil Waugh and Skipper Anthony Bell.
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And some body image news just in from Peter Garrett

Australia’s fashion, media, entertainment, and advertising industries will be recognised for initiatives that promote positive body image through the first national awards of their kind.
Minister for Youth Peter Garrett today announced the opening of nominations for the 2012 Positive Body Image Awards, acknowledging that young people today are under an unprecedented amount of pressure to conform to a particular appearance. Details of the initiative were issued in a media release, post-ballot, this afternoon . . . .
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Bonds in search of 35,301 Aussie bods

Tomorrow (Tuesday) Bonds launch their Birthday Project which is seeking to find one Australian who was born on every day since Bonds opened on July 1, 1915. That’s 35,301 peeps.
Bonds are launching the national campaign to find one person to represent each of the 35,301 days since Bonds has been part of the lives of Australians and are encouraging friends, parents, partners, children and grandparents.
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Media release: Sarah Murdoch steps down as Top Model host and EP, media release just in

Media Release: Monday, December 12 2011
AUSTRALIA’S NEXT TOP MODEL: FOXTEL announced today that Sarah Murdoch has decided to step aside from her role as host and co-executive producer of the FOX8 series, Australia’s Next Top Model. Brian Walsh, FOXTEL’s Executive Director of Television, said: “Sarah has made a remarkable contribution to Australia's Next Top Model and was instrumental in propelling the programme to its most successful season ever, in 2011. We would like to thank Sarah for her passion, commitment and incredible support of the series. Naturally we are disappointed to lose her, but the show goes on.

“Australia's Next Top Model is, and remains, FOXTEL’s most enduring and successful local production. With the next cycle we promise another exciting series on FOX8 with more world locations, more beautiful girls and more of the best television that only the likes of Alex Perry and Charlotte Dawson can deliver. We wish Sarah continued success in her future endeavours,” Walsh said.
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