Category Archives: People

Fresh young things

In an unassuming pocket of industrial Beaconsfield is a classy little restaurant bursting with energy and contemporary style. The restaurant O.MY is the creation of the Bertoncello brothers, Tyson, Blayne and Chayse. With wonderful, youthful enthusiasm (all are in their early 20s) the team create inspiring and creative dishes based purely on seasonal produce. Last year they … Continue Reading ››

Apple of our eye

Hannah Foster takes a walk among Hazeldean Forest Farm’s organic apple orchards. There are 10 different varieties of apples in the cider made by Hazeldean Forest Farm, all of them organically grown. Ten sounds a little excessive, but when you pop open a bottle of the farm’s Baw Baw Sparkling Organic Cider and pour out the champagne-like … Continue Reading ››

Steely Minimalist

A truly ‘classic’ home in an unassuming street on the edge of Bairnsdale has provided inspiration and synergy for the work of designer Jo Moulten.  Jo Moulten’s story can be told in two parts. This story is about her love for design and minimalism and her house that has influenced her latest work. It is an … Continue Reading ››

A Building Passion

Making things that stand the test of time is a core value for this Upper Beaconsfield son of an Italian immigrant. “Renaissance man: A man with many talents or areas of knowledge.” Oxford Dictionary Tony Fraraccio would blush to the roots of his short red beard if you suggested he was a Renaissance man, but the cap … Continue Reading ››