Peter Dannock @peterdannock

Peter Dannock last shared their writing West Gate Bridge
When the partially complete West Gate Bridge collapsed in October 1970, thirty-five people were killed when one of the box-girder spans collapsed while the bridge was under construction.

The West Gate Bridge workers were a highly unionised workforce. Safety concerns over the construction method of the bridge, and disputes over workers'...
Peter's Pantry
🍡 38 Teas
🍺 35 Beers
πŸ§‡ 28 Waffles
πŸ₯Ÿ 25 Dumplings
πŸͺ 27 Cookies
🍣 31 Sushis
β˜•οΈ 34 Coffees
πŸ₯ƒ 41 Whiskeys
πŸ“ 28 Strawberries
🍫 28 Chocolate Bars
🍍 30 Pineapples
🍊 34 Tangerines
πŸ₯© 27 Steaks
πŸ₯š 32 Eggs
πŸ₯“ 28 Bacons

Aussie Rules
Pre-season hype

Three weeks out from the start of the new Australian Football League (AFL) season, the team captains are all talking about their team’s prospects for this year.

The teams that ended last year at the top will say that they are confident in repeating that success this year, and maybe they...
2022-02-19 08:15:07

Lentil as Anything

A little gloss has been rubbed off the image of the socially conscious restaurant, Lentil as Anything, as it goes out of business by the end of February amid deep financial problems and allegations of mismanagement.
The restaurant has no set prices, and everyone is welcome to come for...
2022-02-18 09:25:35

Project controller

What is the difference between Project Management and Project Control? Project Control is a subset of Project Management whose primary focus is managing the project’s cost and schedule. Project Management directs the project team’s work while the Project Controller advises the team and the Project Manager of possible cost and...
2022-02-17 09:30:57

Winding back the rules

The Victorian government is finalising a significant easing of public health restrictions that will rewind most rules and spur economic activity before winter's expected resurgence of COVID-19 cases. The Premier is expected to make announcements later this week that will signal meaningful changes towards normalising the virus.

The state government is...
2022-02-16 09:54:24


One of the home chores I would have to do as a teenager was to mow the lawn. We had an old petrol lawnmower with a ripcord that would rarely start the first time, and you were forever cleaning the spark plug because it was fowled up.

I was always frustrated...
2022-02-15 10:02:56

Family planning

I am a bit old to be worrying about the sort of family planning you might be thinking about, but I am sure a little coordination between my family members through the use of a shared calendar wouldn't go astray.

For as far back as I can remember, we have always...
2022-02-14 09:47:54

Zoom Zoom
Long live the MX-5

Mazda says its MX-5 roadster could one day be powered by hybrid technology or synthetic fuels to avoid getting sidelined in the electric-car era. As the automotive industry accelerates towards the modern electric-car era, the question remains whether a sporty petrol-powered vehicle such as the Mazda MX-5 will still exist...
2022-02-13 09:05:51

Save the koala

Australia is now on the brink of losing both the Great Barrier Reef and the koala, an utterly shameful example of our stewardship of this continent and its creatures since European settlement. Australia has the worst record of mammalian extinction on earth, and the rate of habitat loss and extinction...
2022-02-12 10:10:50


With many commercial jets grounded due to the massive drop in air travel, it looks like the world's fleet of Boeing 747 passenger aircraft is now being retired. It has been a slow death for the "Queen of the skies", as airlines switch to buying medium-sized twin-engine planes instead, such...
2022-02-11 10:14:57

Zoom Zoom
Paying the price

I sometimes can't understand why getting a suitable mobile phone holder for my car is so hard. I have tried so many different types, and none seem to suit my needs.

I am a little particular when putting a phone holder in my car. Due to the small interior size of...
2022-02-10 09:34:50