Posts Tagged ‘media’

Travel Europe and get paid? Easy, right?! – Guest blog at Modonews

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in European Bazaar, Festivals, Frontpage Blog, Media, News

So what are some of the tricks behind organising a big project as a journalist. Well, I had no idea prior to diving head first into arranging my upcoming European Bazaar festival extravaganza!

I’ve just guest blogged over at Modonews, about some of the things I’ve learnt in the planning. A little glimpse into the goals and the goings-on behind the scenes at One Small World.

Selling the furniture – Privatising Australia

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in News, Politics, Society

With the incoming Abbot government came a promise of a Commission of Audit – a wide-ranging assessment of Government assets – ostensibly to fulfil their electoral promise on cutting down on wasteful government expenditure.

(Anyone that had their ears open to Joe Hockey prior to the election would not have missed his constant bleating over the Labor Government spending $180,000 on studying ergonomic chairs – a number that was in fact wrong by several magnitudes, according to the Department of Human Services – but let’s not get caught up on that.)

The Media as a Mirror – Our World Today

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Charity, Media

When I set out with this blog I wanted to shine a light on the positive and uplifting stories that I know are out there but that are generally buried under doom, gloom and financial figures. I wasn’t sure if my life was an exception but I was pretty positive that I had no reason to be miserable all the time, I didn’t have to fear for my life at every corner, and my neighbours were actually nice people. Yet this is not what the media was telling me!