The Create Foundation’s June survey found that what most foster care children want is to be with their brothers and sisters. Sadly, over a third of children in foster care are separated from their siblings, and over a third of children aren’t placed with all of their siblings. I spoke to the lead researcher with the Create Foundation, Dr Joseph McDowall, about what this means, and ways Australia can improve.
I spoke to acting National Director of Uniting Justice Australia, Rosemary Hudson-Miller, about Nauru’s new immigration laws. These changes mean asylum seekers can be deported without notice, and without appeal. Continue reading Uniting Justice raises concerns over Nauru law changes
A short vox pops showing what half a dozen people at Cedar Creek Hall in the electorate of Dickson thought of the 2013 federal election. This piece was aired as part of 4zzz’s election coverage.
Attached is a radio newscast I edited for my first radio assignment at the University of Queensland (UQ). The task was to compile a 40 second news package ourselves, then include packages from three other people and edit them into a single newcast. The focus was on news at UQ. My interview is the second news item in the piece.