Crabb and politicians make a meal

CRABB AND POLITICIANS MAKE AN INTERESTING MEAL TO READ ABOUT. Annabel Crabb has joined up with Wendy Sharpe (the recipe consultant) of ABC TV show’s ‘Kitchen Cabinet’ to share favourite food to make and take home. That’s also the title of the book: Special Delivery:  Favourite Food to Make and Take. It’s now available via the Australian …

Women in Media Canberra party

WOMEN IN MEDIA CANBERRA: BREAKING NEWS AND GLASS CEILINGS The Women in Media (WIM) Canberra Committee certainly know how to hold a party. On 24 November 2015 one of Canberra’s earliest Christmas parties of the season started with champagne, canapes and lots of girl talk.   The Women in Media Canberra Committee brought together the talented women of Canberra’s media and …

Women in Media break Santa’s ceiling

WOMEN IN MEDIA (WIM) LIKE TO BREAK NEWS, GLASS CEILINGS, SANTA’S EXPECTATIONS AND THE CANBERRA CONVENTIONS THAT OTHER JOURNALISTS MIGHT JEALOUSLY GUARD.  After a spectacular year, WIM is bringing together the talented women of Canberra’s media and communications industries. The date for this event is 24 November 2015 which is possibly the earliest Christmas party of …

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 …

MEAA ACT branch election 2015 results declared

THE MEAA ACT BRANCH ELECTION 2015 IS COMPLETED. The results for the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (aka MEAA or the Media Alliance) for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) branch election 2015 have been declared.  The ACT branch election was uncontested as the number of nominations accepted did not exceed the number of positions to fill them. The following members of the MEAA ACT …

Media coverage and Martin Place siege prompts public safety review

MEDIA COVERAGE AND MARTIN PLACE SEIGE = SAFETY REVIEW The siege at Martin Place last year received unprecedented media coverage sparking a government review in Australia of public safety. The chocolatier café reopened in Martin Place, Sydney last Friday attracting more media coverage and public interest. Last 15 December a gunman held customers and  staff hostage for 17 …

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 …