In this episode we go to New York to meet Aussie entrepreneur Meggie Palmer, whose start-up “PepTalkHer” is making its mark in one of the toughest cities in the world
We meet Marie Scoutas, the amazing Greek Australian carving out her dream life in New York. We find out about the favourite Streets of Her Town, near Union Square in the heart of Manhattan.
In this episode of ‘A Middle Ground’ Nance Haxton speaks with Professor Caitlin Byrne Director of the Griffith Asia Institute at the launch of Australia’s Pacific Partnerships announcement by Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
ABC Bundaberg presenter Scott Lamond interviews me about the silver and bronze trophy I won at the New York Festivals Radio Awards for my radio documentary on Blackbirding. My radio documentary reported on the calls for better recognition of what more than 60,000 Pacific Islanders went through when they were brought from their island homes to Australia to work in horrendous conditions on sugar farms.
In this segment I chat to Kelly Higgins-Devine on Brisbane ABC about my finalist nomination on the New York International Festivals Radio Awards, and talk about my stories on Lockhart River and blackbirding – Australia’s slave trade.
On Griffith University’s podcast, “A Middle Ground”, we speak with investigative journalist Chris Masters.
We go to the beautiful and remote Aboriginal township of Lockhart River, nestled overlooking the rainforest and Great Barrier Reef in far north Queensland’s Cape York.
We meet authors Jas Rawlinson and Nicole Gibson, and discuss that most difficult of subjects – our mental health – and how we need to take away the stigma of talking about suicide.
What happens when the sisterhood turns on it’s own tribe? Time to crack out the bikinis and go down to the beach in protest I say! I loved being part of this panel on the amazing Kelly Higgins-Devine’s ABC Brisbane evening show, in this segment of “What Do you Reckon?”, joined by the wonderful Akua Afriyie Ahenkorah.
An Aboriginal community in far north Queensland could hold the key to cleaner and more reliable power supply for isolated indigenous communities throughout Australia and the Pacific.The small township of Lockhart River on Cape York Peninsula is nestled in bushland, 800 kilometres north of Cairns, surrounded by pristine beaches and rainforest.
It’s idyllic, but incredibly remote. So much so it’s not even on the national power grid. Lockhart River relies on expensive and dirty diesel fuel to keep the lights on, and power the town’s businesses and homes. Until now. And it all comes down to solar power.
In this special edition collaboration episode with Miro Magazine we meet Artistic Director of modern dance ensemble Expressions Dance Company Natalie Weir, and find out about how her latest co-production with Hong Kong’s City Contemporary Dance Company “4 Seasons” is building bridges between the two cultures.
We meet Marcus Brady, or That Tourism Guy, who takes us on a bushwalk through his favourite streets of the tiny town of Speewah, deep in the far north Queensland rainforest.
In this special episode collaboration with Miro Magazine we meet renowned contemporary fine artist and street artist Matt Stewart and emerging digital creative force Spectator Jonze. They’ve combined their artistic forces to raise money and awareness about mental health as part of the Arts&Minds project.
From the Wandering Journo at Stories that Matter Studios this is The Streets of Your Town, the podcast that takes you on an audio journey through the theatre of the mind highlighting a different slice of Australian life each episode. In episode 3 we take you to the famous beaches of Australia’s Gold Coast.
In this episode of Remarkable Tales, join the 37 Griffith University students who were embedded in the Griffith University Commonwealth Games pop-up newsroom for three weeks.
The Royal Ballet came to Brisbane and Nance was there to review their performance of “Woolf Works” for the international theatre magazine Miro.
From the Wandering Journo at Stories that Matter Studios this is The Streets of Your Town. The podcast that takes you on an audio journey through theatre of the mind highlighting a different slice of Australian life each episode. In episode 2 we meet entrepreneur Kathryn Lyons, on a world-wide mission to make toilets accessible for all.
The new Griffith University podcast “Remarkable Tales” will regularly highlight the impact of Griffith University in the wider community. In this episode, listen to the amazing musical creations of Brisbane performer and DJ extraordinaire Busty Beatz who tells us about the show she’s part of called Hot Brown Honey.
This is one of my arts radio stories that was played on ABC Radio on the incredible conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra Allondra de la Parra.
This is one of my arts stories on Opera Underground – played on ABC Radio’s national current affairs program AM – about the incredible Brisbane company which performs in a former water reservoir that it describes as “the perfect acoustic environment”.