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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, […]

Acting for Change: by a Syrian, for the Syrians

By Laura Clements Evenings in the streets of Amman are especially pleasant during the summer months. A bit less so […]

Risking his life for his health

Fares Yousef Ahmed is a 21-year-old student at Qatar University. He is slight, at 57kg, but he hasn’t always been. […]

Q&A With Rami Sultan

Meet Rami Sultan. His huge smile and positive outlook are the first thing you will notice. Rami grew up in […]

Laith Mofleh, Gaza Refugee Camp Volunteer

To Australian audiences, refugee success stories are usually framed by the generous efforts of Westerners in a foreign country. They travel to the country in […]

Walking the talk: it’s not over for Beki Smith

Beki Smith doing the hard training yards along Lake Burley Griffin Source: Instagram/Beki Smith By Rochelle Riley Beki Smith was ready […]

I Heard It Through The Grape Vine

Wine making, to wine connoisseurs, has always been known as an art form. The wine making industry has evolved from […]