Gary Mudler, one of the faces of Petersham. Photo: Millie Dondas BY TROY WALSH Then, flowing past my window, like a tide in its retreat … … But, Ah! to dreader things than these our fair young city comes – Taken from ‘Faces in the Street’ by Henry Lawson The aubergine and green-coloured minimalist […]
Andrew Garland, 28, is a media student at Petersham TAFE. Tamara Black, 21, studies Sport Science at the University of Western Sydney. The two had been together for two years when Andrew had a near-fatal motorcycle crash in November 2010. INTERVIEWS BY ANDREW GARLAND. Andrew: “To those in the know, there is very little in life […]
ANZAC gates, Petersham Park. Photo: Tina Zunic Petersham, in Sydney’s inner west, is the HQ of The West Street Journal. The slideshow below is the beginning of a work in progress – to document Petersham’s people and its streetscapes. All photography by students enrolled in the Diploma of Communications at Petersham TAFE.
By Andrew Garland Hi, my name’s @AndriouxGarland and I’m a twitter addict. I’m fairly new to Twitter. In fact, it was forced upon me as part of my journalism and communications course at TAFE. With Twitter, it wasn’t that I didn’t fully understand the concept. I just didn’t really care. So when @babelfishes insisted we start an […]
A country far from home opens AMANDA PARKINSON’S eyes to a world vastly different from her own. Egypt’s ancient culture and diversity of landscapes was the perfect stage for an introduction to the Middle East. Featured photo: Egyptian sunset. Photo: Pixabay/CC
Apostle birds, Gulargambone, NSW. Photo: Brett Donald/flickr BY AMANDA PARKINSON Farming is changing. Most farmers are used to the tweeting of birds on their land, but Australian farmers are doing a lot of the tweeting themselves. Farming group AgChatOz is an organisation whose aim is to use social media site Twitter to connect rural […]
BY STEPHANIE MANKINN The RSPCA is demanding the Australian Government release the cause of death of 263 cattle on board the MV Ocean Shearer, destined for Egypt earlier this year. “A 1.6% mortality rate at sea is very high for cattle and the RSPCA urges the Australian Government to release the details of what happened […]
By Amanda Parkinson Skaters and local council have united to push for a skate park in the $6 billion Barangaroo redevelopment, but local opposition has forced the proposal to be refused twice now amidst fears it would spark antisocial behaviour and noise complaints. Locals fear their community will be ‘tagged’ with graffiti and become a local […]