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Friday, October 23, 2020

WWTA: Country Road’s ‘Our World Edit’

Country Road’s world

Aussie retailer Country Road have launched the ‘Our World Edit’, an online guide that highlights the brand’s most sustainable design practices. The Our World Edit includes products from all the brand’s key categories – and includes verified Australian cotton and merino, responsibly sourced cellulose, Australian and organically grown fibres and recycled materials – and helps customers to make more informed purchasing decisions. Country Road recently unveiled their new-look Canberra Centre store, with a fit-out that includes fixtures and tables made from recycled yoghurt containers, carpet made from fishing nets, and wall cladding crafted from recycled paper.

Canberra Fair – Keep Strutting

Presented as part of Rise Canberra, Canberra Fair – Keeping Strutting is an innovative and vibrant fashion meets food experience at Canberra College Performance Arts Theatre, Phillip on Saturday 29 August 5-8pm. Take in the fashion runway and enjoy live entertainment, workshop, the outdoor Foodie Fair featuring local food trucks – and more. The event will be live streamed from 6pm to 7pm.

For more details and your chance to win prizes, visit risecanberra.com/whats-on/keep-strutting

Heart of the Neighbourhood

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Greg Page of The Wiggles is on a mission to set a new world record and save some lives in the process. The beloved ‘yellow Wiggle’ suffered a cardiac arrest on stage earlier this year while performing a bushfire relief concert with The Wiggles. The survival rate for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is just 10%, and Page has teamed up with some celebrity friends, Surf Live Saving NSW and online neighbourhood club Nextdoor to try and break the world record for the most people trained in CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillation) in one virtual class. The Aussie neighbourhood with the most registered attendees will win a song about their neighbourhood composed by Page, a free AED for their area and a celebration thrown by Nextdoor.

For more information or to register for free, visit nextdoor.com.au/heartoftheneighbourhood

Jurlique turns 35

Skincare brand Jurlique is celebrating 35 years of natural skincare. Founded in 1985 in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, by Ulrike and Jurgen Klein, Jurlique has grown to open over 570 stores across the world, including 12 spas in Australia. Over its 35-year lifespan, the brand has worked to reduce its environmental footprint and implement a number of initiatives including planting over 12,000 native trees at the Jurlique Farm, reducing water usage by 25% and, since 2016, sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill.

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