My chat with PETA US

This morning I woke up nice and early (5:30am!) to have a chat with PETA US representative Alanna Wagy about the Australian wool industry and their most recent campaign. I question whether or not PETA were trespassing on property because the footage was obtained without the permission of farmers, and whether or not the benefits…

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…

COMU3005: WEEK 11 – Australian Indigenous Art

This week, the focus question threw me a little bit because I was under the impression we already display Indigenous art. But I thought about this further – we don’t have a museum dedicated only to Indigenous work. Yes, there may be an entire level of the National Art Gallery in Canberra used only for…

Week Ten: Drag Queens and Australian Popular Culture

In my experience, drag isn’t explicitly prevalent in Australian pop culture. However, in saying this, depending on where you go it is quite visible. When going into certain clubs and venues (particularly in city areas), there is a high visibility of drag, mostly because the surroundings in which they’re present are seen to be as…