Background Briefing: The Goolding Inquiry

During one of our tutorials, our class was given a scenario based on the British television show The Thick of It, in which one of the episodes was about “The Goolding Inquiry”. Basically, the scenario was about an inquiry set up to investigate the “Government’s” involvement into the suicide of a National Health Services housing campaigner…

Media Law Exercise

In one of our tutorials, we were given an exercise which involved “striking” through any material within a scenario that could be legally unsafe to publish. The scenario was about a robbery and the attack of a young shop assistant at a pharmacy in Box Hill, with information beginning from the time when police found…

Article on a Councillor

During one of my lecture’s, our tutor organised for a Councillor from the City of Moonee Valley, Jan Chantry, to come speak to us in order for us to learn a little bit more about the structure and governance of Local Government. As she spoke to us about her role and Moonee Valley’s plans etc.,…

Festival Makeup ft. Harriette Jolly

The combination of  sweaty crowds, temperamental weather, transition from day-to-night and lack of personal hygiene can make it all too difficult to stay looking good throughout a festival, particularly those of the 3-day nature. You can go from looking like… Images by Emily Knect via Vogue US http://www.vogue.com/slideshow/13254203/best-coachella-street-style-2015/#1 To this.. Image via FashionTag http://thefashiontag.com/2013/08/27/contact-lenses-tips-music-festivals-opticalexpress/ So maybe lathering…

Musicianship with Matthew

Matthew Jolly known as “Sleepy Ghost” and in the band “Sleepless” has had a local music career in Adelaide, which has spanned for over three decades. From being picked up by Triple J in 1991, to becoming a full-time teacher and doing side gigs for the public, I had a chat with him and photographed his…

Light of the Night

Ever wanted to truly light up a festival? Simple solution, be a ‘disco ball’. Well, don’t actually dress up as the inanimate 1970s object John Travolta was dancing under in Saturday Night Fever… unless you’re going to some retro festival.  Image by Marla Oseka https://au.pinterest.com/ponygirl4/activities-for-seniors/?from_navigate=true via Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/ But what if there was an outfit that could make you shine in…

Online and Teaser Writing

For our third tutorial exercise, our class was given a lengthy scenario based on a football awards night. It was presented in the style of author, Sir Terry Pratchett’s fantasy novels, with its use of jargon and characters. Due its odd language and context, it was difficult to not only understand the story and its underlying ethical…