Female staff still the minority in higher education

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…

Peak hour overcrowding rife on Melbourne trains

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.…

Memes put new spin on public artwork

  Reflection According to Bloomberg Technology, photo/video sharing app Snapchat recorded 150 million users per day in June 2016. While the platform was originally created to send ‘disappearing’ photos to others, Snapchat’s evolution over the last five years has encouraged…

Video News Piece: ACL Injuries in Netballers

ACL tears account for 25% of all injuries in netball. So with 1.2 million people playing the game nationwide, Netball Australia has developed a new warm up program to prevent knee injuries. Here's my video news report for RMIT's City…

Radio News Bulletin (3:30pm, 10/5/16)

Here is today's 3:30pm radio news bulletin produced by RMIT Journalism and Professional Communication students. I was the Executive Producer of this particular bulletin and found it to be a really challenging, yet valuable, experience. While the final product isn't perfect, we were able to get a taste of…

Newcastle woman fined for reoffending drink driving

A 54-year-old Newcastle woman was fined a total of $1800 for drink driving offences this morning at the Melbourne Magistrates Court. Anne Hankey pleaded guilty to the charges of driving while suspended and drink driving. “I was aware my licence…

Queensland man fined for driving while suspended

A 27-year-old Queensland man has been convicted of driving while suspended and fined $1000 at the Melbourne Magistrates Court this morning. Ahmad Hablis pleaded guilty on the grounds he was “unaware" his licence was suspended at the time of the…