General Training Reading Sample 45
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Your Chinese Horoscope 2003
Astrologer Neil Somerville suggests the Year of the Goat will be one of healing. It was a Goat year that the first human organ transplant was performed and it appears that there will be more medical breakthroughs
--- Maggie Hamilton
Start Me Up
For someone leaving the safety of full-time employment to face the risks and challenges of running their own business, Start Me Up by Toney Fitzgerald is not a bad learning tool.
--- Graeme Berwick
The Autobiography of Pat Cash
The book covers Pat Cash's tennis career from junior Davis Cup member to Wimbledon champion. Cash also frankly shares his opinion on all matters relating to professional tennis.
--- Joanne Dover
GARDENS BY THE SEA
Gardens by the Sea showcases gardens all over the world. Some are grand, some are humble, but each of these stunning creations bears witness to the gardener's dedication in the face of the harsh realities of seaside living.
--- Gordon Bain
Walking Home with Marie-Claire
This is a story about Pauline in Grade 6 at a primary school in the 70s. She meets a new friend, Marie-Claire with a very unusual family. But why won't Marie-Claire let Pauline meet her family? The book portrays the lives of families struggling to understand each other's points of view.
--- Merle Morcom
Splendours of an Ancient Civilisation
This book is the perfect coffee table book for lovers of Ancient Egypt. Its appeal lies in the colour photography and the illustrations. They include detailed close-ups of the most impressive and well-known objects and buildings of the time.
--- Myffanwy Bryant
Never Count Out the Dead
Police Officer John Sully is tricked into driving thirteen-year-old Shay Storey to an isolated spot, where her mother, Dee, is waiting to kill him. Sully miraculously survives and Dee flees to Mexico, where she abandons her daughter. Sully is contacted by a journalist who offers to help him catch Dee and find her daughter.
--- Phillip Knowles
Fresh Flavours of India
This is a mouth-watering book packed with innovative ideas that reflect the author's passion for his homeland's cuisine. The author offers dishes from contemporary India with straightforward recipes that burst with flavour and aroma.
--- Gordon Bain
[Reviews are adapted from reviews first appearing in Good Reading (magazine)]
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What is Dial-A-Law?
Dial-A-Law is a library of pre-recorded messages to provide general information on specific topics of law. You can call this service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and listen to any tape from our complete library of pre-recorded messages.
Dial-A-Law provides information, not legal advice. Each legal problem is different so if you have a legal problem you should talk to a solicitor. If you don't have a solicitor, the Legal Referral Service can refer you to a solicitor in your area.
While the Dial-A-Law information service is available 24 hours a day, the Legal Referral Service is open only during normal business hours.
What if I need a solicitor?
If you listen to a Dial-A-Law message after business hours, you can phone the Legal Referral Service during business hours the following day on the number given to you at the end of the message.
If you listen to a Dial-A-Law message during business hours and decide you want a referral to a solicitor, press the appropriate number when prompted and you will be automatically transferred to the Legal Referral Service.
You will be given the names of up to three solicitors in your suburb who practise in the specific area of law you require. You can simply arrange an appointment with one of these solicitors. Then you must contact the Legal Referral Service to obtain a referral letter. You must hand this to the solicitor at the beginning of your interview He or she will give you an initial interview of up to 30 minutes free of charge.
During the interview the solicitor will tell you if you have a legal case, what is involved, approximately how long it should take to solve the problem, and how much it is likely to cost. Then, if you and the solicitor agree, you may hire the solicitor to handle your problem at his or her normal fee.