Today, I had the opportunity to work with The Age for their ATAR results day coverage.  As part of the experience, I attended the press conference of Education Minister James Merlino, and interviewed a Year 12 student from Maribyrnong Secondary  College about her results. Here is the section of the live blog that I worked on with Education Reporter Timna […]

Professor Belinda Tynan has been working in the education sector for more than 30 years. “I’ve been in higher education since 1998,” Professor Tynan says. “Prior to that, I was in education but I was a school teacher. So I’ve worked across the full dimension.” In her 18 years working in tertiary education, Professor Tynan […]

Overcrowding on Melbourne trains is on the rise during the morning peak, according to a new Public Transport Victoria (PTV) survey. PTV’s annual “Metropolitan Train Load Standards Survey Report” showed a 9% increase in morning peak congestion from 2015 to 2016. Across the six years surveyed, overcrowding has risen from 42 trains over capacity in 2011, […]

Not for the first time ever, the AFL and NRL grand finals will each feature a Victorian and New South Wales’ side. The rivalry between the two states has always been strong. From which sporting code is better to who has the best food scene, Victoria and NSW just don’t get along. But this weekend […]

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has confirmed salary cap concessions will be scrapped in 2017. Speaking on Fox Footy’s AFL 360 last night, McLachlan said sides like Greater Western Sydney, who have received concessions since their conception, will now have the “same salary cap as every other team”. According to the Herald Sun, GWS have […]

The 1pm News Bulletin aired on SYN 90.7FM (September 19th 2016).

Eddie Betts is something special. You don’t have to be an Adelaide supporter to see it. His dazzling six-goal performance in last week’s elimination final win against North Melbourne set the tone for the offensively-minded Crows. In fact, their dynamic forward line has set the tone for the whole year. Adelaide finished the season as […]