ACAJ AGM: President’s report

By ACAJ | Oct 4, 2016

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

By ACAJ | Oct 4, 2016

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

By ACAJ | Aug 23, 2016

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

By ACAJ | Aug 23, 2016

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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Prue Adams named the ‘Best Rural Broadcast Journalist in the World’

By ACAJ | Aug 23, 2016

Rural Media South Australia member and SA reporter for ABC Television’s Landline program, Prue Adams has been named the ‘Best Rural Broadcast Journalist in the World’ by the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists at its conference in Bonn, Germany. Prue was awarded the Rabobank Australian…

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