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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

Radio 2XX-FM management testimonial – Pt 1.

IT’S NOT EVERY DAY THAT WE RECEIVE A BOUQUET FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE BUT RADIO 2XX-FM BOARD MEMBERS WERE AMAZING TO WORK WITH. Attending a Not-for-Profit (NFP) board of directors’ event has definite advantages if it’s with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in Canberra ACT. We learn about worthy causes and sample a range of community service

Geosciences Australia Oral History Project is on the map

THE GEOSCIENCES AUSTRALIA ORAL HISTORY PROJECT IS ON THE MAP … thanks to Dr Martin Woods and Ms Julie Senior. The minutes of the Australian and New Zealand Map Society’s (ANZMS) Annual General Meeting held on 28 April 2015 in Canberra A.C.T. might well have put the Geosciences Australia Oral History Project on the map …

Hack Attack’s investigative journalist at University of Canberra

AN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST’S EXPOSE INTO THE PHONE HACKING SCANDAL IN THE UNITED KINGDOM IN 2011. On 28 May 2015 Nick Davies revealed his story of an investigative journalist’s quest in search for the truth while in conversation with Matthew Ricketson, Professor of Journalism at the University of Canberra. Nick Davies’ book Hack Attack (2014) tells the

An industrial election for the Media Alliance in 2015

MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND ARTS ALLIANCE (MEAA) ELECTION NOTICE The Fair Work Commission has made arrangements (Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009) with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) for elections to be conducted in 2015 for various office positions. All positions are honorary.  The full details are listed here: http://www.aec.gov.au/About_AEC/AEC_Services/Industrial_Elections/files/meaa-election-notice.pdf A.C.T. BRANCH REQUIREMENTS Branch President (1) 

Definitive meanings of health-related words

USING HEALTH-RELATED WORDS CORRECTLY IS IMPORTANT. An article in The Conversation (07 January 2015, 10.11pm AEDT) prompts writers and readers and experts to use health-related words correctly. This is an important part of public health education. “Explainer: what’s the difference between an outbreak and an epidemic?” is authored by Arinjay Banerjee.   He’s a Ph.D. candidate in

Scientists need your support

‘HOW DO WE MAKE SCIENCE MORE INFLUENTIAL?’ This is the primary questions asked by scientist Professor Michael Clarke’s at the 2nd Biodiversity Forum held at the Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne. His keynote address on 17 October 2014 ‘How can science be more effective in influencing policy affecting biodiversity – lessons from fire ecology?’ was part of the bio-scientist’s
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