Posts by ACAJ

ACAJ AGM: President’s report

The Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists (ACAJ) held its Annual General Meeting on September 28, with Genevieve McAulay returned as president for a third term. The ACAJ committee has remained virtually unchanged apart from the Victorian representative Rebecca Jennings who will shortly be embarking on maternity…

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ACAJ’s Leigh Radford honoured with Fellowship

ACAJ’s international delegate, Leigh Radford, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. This was a unanimous decision by the Foundation board, in recognition of exceptional service and commitment to rural and regional Australia. As Head of ABC Rural and National…

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Canberra-based rural press club hosts first official event

The Canberra-based National Rural Press Club is the most recently established state club. The Club’s new committee is headed up by Fairfax Rural’ s Parliament House reporter Colin Bettles as chair and the Cattle Council’s Caitlin Boucher as Secretary. After almost four years representing the…

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Col Jackson wins NZ reporting award

Veteran Brisbane-based rural journalist Col Jackson has won an international award for best reporting on the 2015 IFAJ World Congress held in New Zealand. Col who is a long standing member of the Queensland Rural Press Club was announced the cash prize winner at the…

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