Dick Smith, Businessman and political activist

Dick Smith, AO (born Richard Harold Smith; 18 March 1944) is an Australian entrepreneur, businessman, aviator and political activist. He is the founder of Dick Smith Electronics, Dick Smith Foods and the Australian Geographic.  He was selected as the 1986 Australian of the Year.  Smith has also attempted a number of well-publicised practical jokes, including the “attempt” to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to Australia to obtain more fresh water. In the early 1980s Dick Smith served as the conductor aboard a London double decker bus which jumped 15 motorcycles. The bus, driven by Hans Tholstrup, was a humorous poke at Evel Knievel who had visited Australia in 1979 and jumped his motorcycle over buses. Dick Smith’s presence on the bus was a last minute decision by himself.


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Social media and family law

Social media and family law

It may be tempting to take Kanye West as your model and use social media to both attack your ex-spouse and vent about your hurt, disappointment, and hatred for all that is happening to you during a family law dispute but be warned in Australia this type of conduct has very real implications for family law cases. 

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