So, I’ve spent the last two weeks interning at the Australia Talks program at Radio National. My cunning plan to not post anything until the last day has got some of you wondering what I’ve been up to, I can see. So…on with the show! I was a bit worried after my first day, as(…)
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So I’m in the middle of the third day of my internship at the Ipswich News, and I’ve run out of things to do for a bit. It’s probably time to write this blog post then as I won’t get home until at least 7pm. My first day (Tuesday) was pretty slow, as there was(…)
I went to a cocktail party last night, organised by the University of Queensland’s Journalism and Communications Students (JACS) and the UQ United Nations Student Association (UNSA). The party was at Era bistro on Melbourne and Merivale Sts in South Brisbane. I was quite nervous when I arrived; I don’t like approaching people in the(…)
Government front bench, Legislative Assembly On Tuesday May 11, JSchool students visited the Parliament of Queensland, when we toured Parliament House and attended three seminars. First of all was the tour of the former Legislative Council chamber, the Legislative Assembly chamber, and the O’Donovan Library and Collection. Brett Nutley, the Indigenous Liason Officer, led(…)
One of the great things about the Gallery of Modern Art at Southbank is that photography is encouraged. I went in yesterday to have a look around, and Michael Parakowhai’s giant rabbits Cosmo McMurtry and Jim McMurtry caught my eye. Cosmo McMurtry sits, head cocked to one side, to your right as you walk(…)
I saw a rumour on Twitter this morning about a media conference at 10am at the LNP HQ in South Brisbane about the resignation of two LNP MPs. So I leapt out of bed, put on my shirt and tie and headed out to the bus. When I got there I was told there(…)
My version of a story from President Obama’s interview with Kerry O’Brien on ABC-TV last night .