The 19 year old who nearly won Rob Oakeshott the election

First published by Star FM Local News on July 6, 2016 Jack (right) with Oakeshott and two of his children.   When the students of University of Technology Sydney return from mid-semester break later this month, there’ll doubtless be plenty of stories to tell – of travels to Europe, days spent binge-watching Netflix most likely.… More The 19 year old who nearly won Rob Oakeshott the election

Organ donation deserves a family conversation

 First published on Star FM local news on August 2, 2016 Families are being urged to talk about organ donation this DonateLife week, following a community awareness event at Port Macquarie Base Hospital this morning.   The event was attended by Organ Donation experts from the Mid North Coast Local Health District, including Clinical Nurse… More Organ donation deserves a family conversation

Innovative suicide support program launched in Port Macquarie

First published on Star FM Mid North Coast on July 14, 2016 Left to right: Lifeline MidCoast Life Matters Co-ordinator Lee-Ann Ford and CEO Catherine Vaara, Lifeline USA’s Shari Sinwelski and Lifeline Research Foundation Executive Director Alan Woodward at Rydges Hotel this morning. An American program designed to help support suicide attempt survivors is about… More Innovative suicide support program launched in Port Macquarie

Saints fans rejoice: Our boys are home again

First published by The Footy Almanac on April 24, 2016 “They’re coming home.” So read the headline on the AFL website last December, as it was announced the Saints had secured funding from the Victorian government to help them return to training at Moorabbin. Five months later, the concept of St Kilda being “home” when… More Saints fans rejoice: Our boys are home again

Beat Eats edition #4

  First published on April 21 by Beat Magazine Wabi Sabi Garden 17 Wellington Street, St.Kilda East. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12pm-3pm, from 6pm Saturday-Sunday 6pm Miki, the convivial owner of Wabi Sabi Garden, likes to call her restaurant “Kakurega”, or “Hidden Little Palace”, which is appropriate. Wabi Sabi stands as the lone eatery on Wellington Street, off St.Kilda… More Beat Eats edition #4