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Check out a sample of news, lifestyle, and entertainment pieces I wrote as a journalism intern and contributor.


Style Magazines | August 2015 to March 2016

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Non-fiction books every woman should read

'Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story.' Sorry, Mark Twain. If you had gotten to read these books, you’d probably have a very different view on the matter.

There’s Something About Carrie…

With Carrie The Musical set to terrorise the Powerhouse this month, we chatted to director Zoe Tuffin about bringing telekinesis, teen trauma and tunes to the stage.

How to move on from a break-up in the digital world

Social media break-up hacks for when you want to see other profiles.


ABC Online | May 2015

Brisbane Cirque du Soleil-inspired street art project unveiled by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk unveils Brisbane's newest street art project along Coronation Drive in a world-first collaboration with Cirque du Soleil.

Calls for stronger beach safety warnings following University of Queensland research into beach dangers

New research calls for stronger safety warnings on Queensland's beaches, after Gold Coast visitors were shown to underestimate beach dangers.


Brisbane Times | june 2014 to march 2015

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Rising mental health problems for tropical nations

An Associate Professor in psychiatric neuroscience has warned tropical countries may suffer a significant increase in disease burden from mental health problems.


Lord Mayor's business awards include ninjas and trampolines

Graham Quirk has named a diverse selection for the 2014 Lord Mayor's Business Awards.


Government back down on uni fee changes likely: rally told

Queensland's university students believe the federal government will have to back down on its planned changes to university loans, fees and grants to university, a rally was told in Brisbane's CBD today.

Tourism firms must adapt to bring growth

Tourism businesses must adapt to new customer expectations if they want to grow in Queensland, a global expert on the ‘sharing economy’ says.


Queensland researcher warns of car hacking threat

The increasing computerisation of vehicles has left them open to attack from hackers, a Queensland researcher has warned.


Hear and Say pushes limits of what is possible for children

A leading paediatric Auditory-Verbal and Implantable Technologies organisation has a new facility under construction in Ashgrove.

ADF investigates noise impacts on children near RAAF bases

Defence at RAAF bases have shifted priorities from pilots to preschoolers as emerging research suggests children may be more sensitive to aircraft noise than adults.


Queensland cancer survivors struggle unnoticed

A Queensland-first research study reveals around 80 per cent of Queensland cancer survivors are missing out on post-treatment support.


Source of instructions changes performance: study

People follow instructions better if they know those who gave them: study.