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Women in Media Canberra on 10 August 2015

WOMEN IN MEDIA CANBERRA “Thriving & Surviving:  The Everywoman’s Guide to the Media”  was  held on Monday, 10 August 2015 from 7 to 9 PM (AEST)  at the National Press Club in Barton, Canberra. Are you just starting out in journalism, media and communications?  Or are you loving your communications work but wondering about your next career step? Not

Heritage Learning Experiences in Canberra

A UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA RESEARCHER KEEPS HERITAGE ON THE MAP. It’s not every day that heritage curators meet their audience, but in mid-July this year several university researchers braved Canberra’s winter weather to do so. They presented their research findings at a heritage symposium for industry, government, university and not-for-profit delegates. The ACT and Region Annual

Australian artist and a poet recognised with Five Bells

AUSTRALIAN ARTIST JOHN OLSEN LAUNCHES BOOK ON FIVE BELLS Acclaimed artist, John Olsen, AO OBE, launched his new book My Salute to Five Bells in Canberra on 19 July 2015. He was in conversation with Dr Deborah Hart of the National Gallery of Australia as part of the launch. John Olsen painted a mural for

Strategic partnering working for New Zealand & China – Part Two

WITH A LITTLE NETWORKING – THE CONVERSATION REALLY WORKED. The new report New Zealand’s China Policy: Building a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership was officially launched in Canberra on 14 July 2015. This strategic partnering for New Zealand and China was conducted at the Australian Centre for China in the World (CIW), Fellows Lane at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Strategic partnership working for New Zealand & China – Part One

NEW ZEALAND & CHINA HAVE A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP – WITH AUSTRALIA’S SUPPORT. The new report launched by the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) of the University of Technology, Sydney says China looms large in New Zealanders’ awareness of international influences on their wellbeing. Professor Bob Carr of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI), and Mr Tony Browne, Executive Chairman of the

Sydney’s city arts project lives

SYDNEY’S CITY ARTS LIVES AMONGST HUSTLE & BUSTLE OF CONTEMPORARY LIFE. Outstanding city arts projects make the daily grind of peak-hour traffic jams seem bearable. The City of Sydney is seeking bold concepts for public art at Green Square, Sydney and invites artists or artist-led multi-disciplinary teams to submit concept proposals for the Connecting Project. This is a major public

Streetwise art finds Canberra gallery

‘STREETWISE’ PRINT-MAKING COLOURS A CANBERRA WINTER. The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) Contemporary Gallery’s exhibition on modern art culture called ‘Streetwise’ ( is warming Canberra’s body and soul.  ‘Streetwise’ offers a new twist on conventional print making where multi-forms of printing are used with a variety of materials. The ‘Streetwise’ exhibition is accompanied by the exhibition

Radio 2XX-FM management testimonial – Pt 2.

SOMETIMES IT’S ONLY AFTER THE EVENT THAT WE REALISE THAT OUR CONTRIBUTION MADE A DIFFERENCE TO THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT. Dr Simon Kravis is currently Co-Manager at Radio 2XX-FM in Canberra (see  2XX FM is one of Canberra’s independent radio stations with purpose-built studios in the heart of the city. Dr Kravis served on the Board

Three interviewers for one interviewee: Part Two

THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR INTERVIEWEE COULD HAVE READ LIKE THIS: The three interviewers – a Counsellor, a Journalist and an Oral Historian – seek willing Interviewee for quality Question and Answer time. Previous Interviewees need not re-apply. What did the Oral Historian say to the Interviewee? 1) If you have an interview with a Counsellor A

Three interviewers: Part One

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WERE THREE INTERVIEWERS.  One was a Counsellor, one was a Journalist and the other was an Oral Historian. And there was an Interviewee who had recently experienced a career change. The Interviewee was asked by each interviewer for an interview. Each interviewer promised to give him a good interview. They
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