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Genevieve Jacobs

Genevieve Jacobs has been a journalist for 30 years, working in print and radio. Her career began with rural newspapers on the South West Slopes, she has freelanced for national magazines and spent a decade with ABC Radio Canberra. She works with a w...
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Ian Bushnell

Ian Bushnell is a career journalist and a former News Editor and Chief of Reporting staff at The Canberra Times, where he was at the centre of some of the capital’s biggest stories. A Canberra resident since 1995, he and his partner have raised thr...
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Ian Campbell

Ian comes from a long background in radio, starting in community radio at high school in Wollongong. Until March 2016 Ian was Regional Content Manager and Breakfast Presenter for ABC South East NSW - covering towns like Bega, Merimbula, Batemans Bay,...
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Tim Gavel

Sports commentator with ABC Grandstand for over 30 years Tim Gavel has called a range of sports including NRL, Super Rugby, Wallabies, Rowing World Cups, Rugby World Cups, Socceroos, Matildas, Opals, Boomers, WNBL, NBL, International Netball, Men's a...
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Glynis Quinlan

Glynis Quinlan is a journalist, public relations practitioner and trainer in writing skills who loves travel, photography and movies. Glynis hails from the small country town of Kempsey on the mid North Coast of NSW and has lived in Canberra for the ...
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Lachlan Roberts

This Canberra born and bred journalist sits on a variety of sidelines, keen to reflect the depth of local and regional sport. When he isn’t cheering on the Raiders, Liverpool, or Essendon, Lachlan loves to investigate, write, listen and analyse. Go...
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John Thistleton

John Thistleton’s 30-plus years in the print media began at Cowra, and includes stints in Young, Wellington, Leeton, Crookwell, Queanbeyan, Goulburn, and, over 12 years, the Canberra Times. As a reporter and managing editor John has watched the med...
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Maryann Weston

Maryann Weston is a professional writer, journalist, and communicator, working in private enterprise and for government. She has developed successful communications, marketing and public relations strategies and innovative and engaging media campaign...
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Alex Rea

Alex Rea has worked in print media and the arts for three decades, including 12 years as Editor of the Braidwood Times. Born and raised in Canberra, Alex has a keen interest rural and regional communities....
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Branka Prodanovic

Branka is a young communications professional with a writing and content creation background. She is a happiness enthusiast and avid foodie who loves to explore the nation's capital, one spoonful at a time....
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Nina Gbor

Nina Gbor is a personal stylist who advocates for sustainability in the fashion industry. Styling people to look and feel beautiful in their own unique way is what she does. She coined the phrase ‘get off the fashion trend-mill’ which means indiv...
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Nathan Gubler

Nathan, a.k.a. DJ Nate the Great, presents LocalNLive - a radio show dedicated to Canberra's local music - on 2XXFM each Thursday. He is also a local musician himself....
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Rebecca Vassarotti

Rebecca Vassarotti is an independent consultant who works with the local and national community sector. She sits as a community member of ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal, working in areas including guardianship and energy and water. She is a bo...
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Wendy Johnson

Wendy Johnson has a Master’s Degree in Journalism, an Executive Certificate in Event Management and a few other quals under her belt. She has a nose for news and loves writing about the people who make Canberra a very special capital indeed. Wendy ...
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Zoe Pleasants

Zoe is local writer who moved to Canberra in 2003. Once she got here she set about uncovering what this town has to offer, and found that a great way to do this is by writing about it. Over the years Zoe has developed a keen interest in Canberra’s ...
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Ariel Larkey

CBR - Canberra Born and Raised. Lived in big-city Spain: Madrid. Lived in small-town France: Annonay. I love languages, literature, music and movies. Foodie. Traveller. Dogs are the best people. Rugby League. Soccer. Tennis. Parkour....
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Emma Davidson

Deputy CEO at Women's Centre for Health Matters in Canberra. Emma has spoken at TEDxCanberra and TEDxAdelaide about the importance of listening to marginalised women, and at the Now Hear This storytelling night about the diversity of the Canberra com...
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Sophia Brady

Sophia is a marketing & communications professional with a passion for sharing the best of the Canberra Region....
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Jane Speechley

Jane Speechley is an experienced freelance writer whose natural curiosity and interest in cars mean she knows enough to hold a decent conversation. While happily admitting her Toyota 86 makes promises her street driving can’t quite keep, she’s re...
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Michelle Robertson

Michelle Robertson is CEO of the RSPCA-ACT. In addition to her for-purpose and community sector experience, she holds varied executive experience gleaned across a broad range of business sectors. Michelle shares licks and cuddles from their rescue do...
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Tuggeranong Arts Centre

Tuggeranong Community Arts Association has been operating out of the Tuggeranong Arts Centre for over 20 years. Our programs, including Fresh Funk and The Messengers Program, invite the community to practice and appreciate art and its relevance to lo...
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Belconnen Arts Centre

Belconnen Arts Centre is a place to celebrate, undertake creative journeys, share stories and make memories. Opening in September 2009, it has swiftly established itself as an essential and driven community arts organisation. The core philosophy of B...
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RSPCA ACT

RSPCA ACT is an independent, non-government community-based charity providing animal care and protection services. We are based in Weston Creek in the ACT....
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Guest Contributor

The RiotACT occasionally publishes work from guest contributors who are not regular contributors, and thus do not have profiles. This profile and all content published under this profile has been approved and uploaded by The RiotACT editorial team....
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Mirjana Wilson

Mirjana Wilson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) which is a Community Sector organisation that provides 24/7 direct crisis intervention and case management supports to the ACT Community. Mirjana has a long ...
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Andrew Barr ACT Chief Minister

Andrew Barr is the Chief Minister of the ACT. A longtime Canberran, he has been a Labor Party member for the seat of Molonglo in the ACT Legislative Assembly since 2006, and was elected as Chief Minister in 2014. He holds the portfolios of Treasury, ...
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Tara Cheyne MLA

Tara is the member for Ginninderra (covering most of Belconnen) in the ACT Legislative Assembly and Government Whip....
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Elizabeth Lee MLA

Assistant Speaker | Shadow Minister for Disability | Shadow Minister for the Environment | Liberal for Kurrajong | ACT Legislative Assembly...
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Andrew Leigh MP

Andrew Leigh is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner in the ACT. Prior to being elected in 2010, Andrew was a professor of economics at the Australian National University. He holds a PhD in public policy from Harvard, having g...
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Bryan Martin

Bryan Martin writes for Region Media about food and wine each month. He is the winery manager at Clonakilla and runs the Ravensworth label....
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Mark Parton MLA

Liberal Member for Brindabella in the ACT Legislative Assembly. Shadow Minister for Housing and Gaming and Racing. Keen cyclist. West Coast Eagles AFL fan and kitchen man....
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Rachel Stephen-Smith MLA

Member for Kurrajong and Minister in the ACT Government. Interests include life in #HeartofCBR, community, progressive politics, planning, design. Also horses....
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