Rural & Regional Healthcare

If you read my blog frequently, you’ll know that I’m from regional Australia, where we have to deal with some pretty harsh conditions. I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining all the time, but something that really grinds my gears at the moment is regional healthcare in isolated parts of Australia. This post comes…

How much rain is too much rain?

Back in December last year, I wrote about how dry it was getting in a lot of parts of Australia. Well, a couple of months after that, my family received a lot of rain, which is a great thing, don’t get me wrong. But, at what point will it stop? The expression “when it rains, it…

Aussie Agriculture and Vegetarians: Best of Friends?

By Annabelle Amos Vegetarianism is on the rise in Australia, and I can’t help but wonder why this might be the case. I’m talking about proper vegetarians here, not “flexitarians”. These are fully-fledged, no-joke vegetarians who, according to the Vegetarian Victoria website, where vegetarianism is defined as: Vegetarianism is the practice of living on products of…

Internship – Final Reflection

This is my final post in relation to my internship with Channel 10. It is a reflection on my time with them, and how I feel about going ahead with broadcast journalism as my preferred career choice. Was the internship what you expected? To be honest, I didn’t have any expectations before heading into the…

Week Two – Intern Life

I haven’t had the opportunity to sit down and write about my last week interning yet. So here it is…. Day One – Schapelle Day Today was more rolling coverage of Schapelle Corby. Considering it was a Monday, it was still a really slow news day and nothing exciting really happened. There was an explosion…