This newsletter is a bit different to my previous musings. What an incredible year this has been, and continues to be. So many people facing hardships…
Antoinette Lattouf on media diversityListen now (30 min) | From a young age, Antoinette Lattouf can remember wanting to tell stories. “I was fascinated by human stories and journeys and…
Isabella Higgins on the vital need for Indigenous voices in the newsListen now (30 min) | This journo has bravely told her story of the racism she’s experienced and overcome growing up as an Indigenous woman in…
Trent Dalton, from journo to authorHe’s the kid from Brisbane’s tough outlying northern suburbs who went on to win two Walkley Awards for his powerful feature writing. Now Trent Dalton…
Launching The Journo Project: A Tribute to Australia's Best JournalismListen now (54 sec) | If you’re craving compelling stories told by a multi-award-winning journalist—one who detests click bait as much as you do and…
Truth and Press FreedomIt’s an important turning point for The Journo Project, my loyal subscribers. The prestigious publication Griffith Review has commissioned me to produce…
Nas Campanella on empowering rather than patronising in disability reportingThis week’s Journo Project features Nas Campanella, who is thought to be the only blind newsreader in the world. Nas is a journalist and radio…
Mel Manley on reuniting trafficked children with familiesThis latest episode comes to you from Eumundi—the bohemian hamlet in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. I’ve brought back an incredible yarn from Mel…
Dinesh Palipana on finding his life's purposeDr. Dinesh Palipana's refusal to accept the loss of his dream is paving the way not only for him, but for people with a disability around the world to…
Becky Dart on learning to be like the bambooIt’s a giant grass that many Australians would be familiar with seeing, but not so familiar with eating. Bamboo is nutrient-rich, and is in fact a…
How Hedley Thomas made a world renowned podcast without social mediaListen now (39 min) | Thanks for joining me on the journey of Streets of Your Town—The Journo Project. Where every week I will speak face to face and…
Brian Courtice on recognising an ugly pastWelcome to series 3 of Streets of Your Town podcast! In this series I will continue my wanderings around the country, well as far as I can in this new…