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News Bloopers

Undergraduate student tutorial activity for the Video Journalism unit at the University of Canberra. Students reflect on the highlights and difficulties of attempting their first piece of video journalism. Programme was recorded on Monday 11th November 2013.

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Federal Election Gay Marriage, Public Service Cuts and Election Reporting

An undergraduate student tutorial activity for Video Journalism at the University of Canberra. The students compiled a programme looking at the impact of the federal election outcome on the A.C.T. The stories featured look at the impact of Public Service Cuts, the introduction of marriage equality legislation in the ACT and a behind the scenes […]

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Federal Election NBN and Public Service Cuts

An undergraduate student tutorial activity for Video Journalism at the University of Canberra. The students compiled a programme looking at the impact of the federal election outcome on the A.C.T. based on stories about the NBN and public service cuts. This was produced on Monday 11th November 2013.  

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Quiz Show: Pass Fail

Undergraduate student activity for the Video Journalism unit of the University of Canberra Journalism Course, 12 November 2013.

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Canberra’s Private Sector Adopts a Global Focus

CANBERRA’S private sector leaders are open to learning from the past, but aren’t in the business of dwelling in it. The Community Public Sector Union’s predictions that the Coalition government’s plan to cut 12,000 public sector jobs over the next three years will have similar economic recession implications as the Howard government’s cuts to the […]

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Going It Alone: Blind and Low Vision Australians Take to the Polls Anonymously for the First Time Ever

Justin Simpson with his Guide Dog, Yarrin after voting from home in the 2013 Federal Election.

THE FIRST time Justin Simpson was eligible to vote in a federal election was during the winter of 1987. Moving to Canberra from Newcastle to major in political science at university, Justin recalls the excitement and passion he felt for the political climate of the time. “It was a pretty dynamic and exciting time in […]

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Blind and Low Vision Australians Afforded an Independent Vote in Federal Election

Use of AEC Telephone Voting Service During the 2013 Federal Election

BLIND and low vision Australians, for the first time in an Australian Federal Election, were allowed the option to cast their vote anonymously and independently, using a telephone voting system, developed by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). The telephone-based voting system, which enables vision-impaired Australians to cast votes from any location, was available in all […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

The Final: France v Croatia – Live commentary

Welcome to live commentary of the World Cup final between France and Croatia. Our reporter Sam Burge will take you […]

3rd place play-off: Belgium v England – Live commentary

Welcome to live commentary of the 3rd place play-off between England and Belgium. Our reporter Laurence Kelson will take you […]

Bronze for Belgium, more disappointment for England

ENGLAND 0 BELGIUM 2 (Meunier 4’, Hazard 82’) By Caleb Lawrence Belgium has achieved its best World Cup result in […]

Defence in tatters – World Cup success difficult to repeat

By Etta McEwan When Germany’s defence of its World Cup title ended prematurely in the group stage of Russia 2018, […]

The penalty shootout – who will crack first

By Charlie Johns When Russian striker Fyodor Smolov stepped up to take the first spot kick in the quarter-final shootout […]

Comeback victories a rarity at this World Cup

By Emma McColl In a World Cup full of upsets and surprises, following the form guide has not always been […]