An Interview with Jamie Toomey

Transitioning from TAFE to a career in the media industry can be a challenging prospect for many media students. The directions that your career can take you on can seem overwhelming and you may need time to explore what you really want to do. Recently, journalism student Heather Middleton interviewed Jamie Toomey, a former TAFE […]


Aboriginal connections to country, culture and family

Flynn Dunbavan spoke with Wongaibon man Wayne Fazldeen about connecting with his culture. Featured image: Aboriginal Rock Art, Anbangbang Rock Shelter, Kakadu National Park, Australia According to, it shows Namondjok, a Creation Ancestor, with his wife Barrginj below, the Lightning Man Namarrgon to the right, and a group of men and women with ceremonial headdresses underneath. […]


Q&A: Paola Totaro, gun for hire

Paola Totaro (@p_totaro) is an Australian freelance journalist living in London. She writes for numerous media organisations including Fairfax, News Corp, The Guardian, The Independent, the BBC and Tina Brown’s Women in the World in the New York Times. One of Paola’s powerful stories this year reveals the exploitation of immigrants working in the lucrative tomato industry in […]


Interview: Neil Perry, chef for all seasons

By Nick Hicks Whether you’re a foodie, stay-at-home Mum, builder or chef in the hospitality industry, odds are you’ve heard of prestigious “three hatted” chef Neil Perry — Member of the Order of Australia and idol of young chefs everywhere. Perry owns and operates six restaurants with partner Trish Richards. Before his signature restaurant Rockpool […]