PHOTO: Another big crowd to see Santa riding high in the Hobart Christmas pageant. (ABC News: Erin Cooper) MAP: Hobart 7000 More Tasmanians than ever are continuing the 37-year-old family Christmas tradition of bringing their children to the Hobart Christmas pageant. Offering everything from sausage dogs to Chinese dragons, this year's pageant drew large crowds to the CBD, … Continue reading Christmas pageant in Hobart: The family tradition continues to strengthen
Dessert cafes have proven to be one of the longer-lasting food trends of the decade. While rainbow bagels and turmeric lattes may come and go, dessert cafes are spreading like wildfire. It seems that after eating dessert for centuries, humans finally realised we could dedicate entire eateries to just the sweet stuff. Even then, Hobart … Continue reading Utas’ Sweet New Offering
The head of the Royal Hobart Hospital's staff association has welcomed the Tasmanian Government's commitment to more beds across the hospital, although the total figure still falls short of demand. Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson used the first day of the new parliamentary session to announce an additional 31 beds, including nine "treatment recliners". Three … Continue reading Tasmanian Government’s Royal Hobart Hospital commitment welcomed by Frank Nicklason
Tasmanian teenager Ariarne Titmus has revealed her world championship swimming success came off the back of a bout of food poisoning. The 16-year-old represented Australia at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest last week, winning a bronze medal with the 4 x 200m freestyle relay team. Her performance in Budapest also ranked her fourth in the … Continue reading Swim star Ariarne Titmus reveals food poisoning setback before world titles
“I’d just pretend. I couldn’t do it. I’d take sick leave, whatever. I’d make up any excuse at all.” Alisha knew she could not functionally read or write. She was one of a large number of Tasmanians who lack the literacy skills they need. Tasmania’s illiteracy rate is the highest in the country, with one … Continue reading HEJ255 News Unit: Piece Four
Four males have been charged with assault after a racial abuse incident in Moonah yesterday. The youths allegedly verbally attacked an African women and her partner, and physically abused two passersby on Charles Street just after 10AM. Police say the attack had “a racial overtone”. “There was some racial overtone to it in terms of … Continue reading HEJ255 News Unit: Piece Three
‘Everyone Belongs’ is the theme of Harmony Week 2017, and using the power of storytelling, the Hobart Human Library is living up to it. The Library is a collection of human “books” from diverse backgrounds, each telling their story of discrimination and stereotyping through face-to-face conversation. As part of statewide Harmony Week celebrations, the Library … Continue reading HEJ255 News Unit: Piece Two
Business confidence is unexpectedly positive on the North-West Coast, according to a statewide survey released today. The Tasmanian Survey of Business Expectations shows positive business confidence. Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO Michael Bailey said the North-West result is pleasing. “We’ve been surprised to see the North West coast remain pretty resilient because it … Continue reading HEJ255 News Unit: Piece One
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igbBQdj62lI&feature=youtu.be Written, filmed and edited for the Media Projects unit HEJ260 as part of my degree. These packages were my first attempts at videoing and editing. Completed June 2017.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fximzdvu2KE&feature=youtu.be Written, filmed and edited for the Media Projects unit HEJ260 as part of my degree. These packages were my first attempts at videoing and editing. Completed June 2017.