Green Olive at Red Hill

The olive trees on Sue and Greg O’Donoghue’s farm take three years to bear fruit, but when they do, one tree can provide up to 35 kilograms of olives. Similarly, patience and passion are key ingredients to bringing a big idea to life.

Presentation Family Centre

We want to tell you about an accommodation facility that’s not open to the general public because, well, this place embodies the basic community spirit that we want to celebrate and preserve on the Peninsula. Since opening in 1989, Presentation Family Centre in Balnarring has given accommodation and support to tens of thousands of people including victims of domestic violence, financially disadvantaged families, those suffering physical or mental ill health, and refugees.

Adrian Bonomi

Architect Adrian Bonomi grew up in a genuine family home. Along with his parents and younger brother, he shared the house with his artist grandmother, who designed it, and grandfather, who built it. "It was a big, white, spack rendered, flat-ceiling, flat-roof house, which, for the 1950s was a bit out there when everything else was just brick veneer bungalows with pitched tile roofs.”