About Me

I am a Sydney-based freelance journalist, editor, podcast host and producer, with bylines featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the Star Observer and City Hub Sydney. I have covered the 2022 federal election and the 2021 NSW local government elections, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the COP26 climate conference, and worked as a fact-checker and analyst during the 2022 federal election.

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What to expect from the Year of the Water Tiger and how to bring luck

Strength and bravery: this is what is needed to tackle the challenges in the Year of the Water Tiger, and to find the prosperity forecast in the Lunar New Year.

The Year of the Water Tiger promises a welcome change from 2020 and 2021 as celebrations for Lunar New Year return on February 1 after two years of COVID cancellations and postponements.

Ryde and Fairfield will be in full swing after missing out last year (see below), while larger events return to the city after last year’s scaled-down

More Clover: Sydney's longest-standing Lord Mayor speaks ahead of her fifth council election

More Clover: Sydney’s longest-standing Lord Mayor speaks ahead of her fifth council election

First elected to the now-defunct South Sydney Council in 1980, Clover Moore – then a mother lobbying for improved playgrounds and reduced through-traffic in her Redfern community – is now the longest-standing Sydney Lord Mayor, and the first woman popularly elected in the City’s 179-year history.

Ahead of the December elections, Clover is still hungry (excuse the pun) for Moore.

“I want our transformi

Dedicated lanes for driverless cars an opportunity to fix transport network in NSW: report

Dedicated lanes for driverless vehicles on NSW roads would enable the state to be better prepared for the introduction of fully automated cars, according to a new report which also warns the transport network is not ready to cope with the technology.

The University of NSW Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation found transport networks unprepared for driverless cars would disrupt the experiences of all users, suggesting dedicated autonomous vehicle lanes could improve the overall sa

Sam Kerr wins Women’s Super League title and historic Golden Boot Award

The forward scored one goal and was involved in three others as Chelsea defeated Reading FC 5-0 to retain the domestic title and maintain supremacy in the English domestic league. The win proved crucial for The Blues, who had to secure a result from the game in order to see off a fast-finishing Manchester City outfit.

Chelsea's pairing of Kerr and Fran Kirby proved lethal in the title-clinching affair, with the pair combining for three goals.

Kerr was also pivotal in her side's final goal o

At his first swimming carnival, Ricky came last. Now he’s aiming for Paralympic gold

When Ricky Betar competed in his first swimming carnival at age 9, he came last. When he joined a squad, he couldn’t keep up for the first six months.

Today he is in Tokyo ready to compete at his first Paralympic Games.

Betar, 17, is the son of an Australian father and Japanese mother. He was born in Osaka, about 400 kilometres south-west of Tokyo and arrived in Sydney, to be closer to family, before his first birthday. But he remained connected to his origins, and is aware of the significance

Olympic Flag Bearer duties an ‘honour and a privilege’ for Patty Mills

It's a privilege that Mills doesn't take lightly.

"As a proud Kokatha, Naghiralgal and Dauareb-Meriam man it's incredible. A very passionate moment I can feel in my bones," Mills said.

"It's about identity, it's about being proud of who you are, and being passionate about that, so it's obviously an honour."

Tokyo 2020 will be Mills' fourth Olympic Games, and the 32-year-old is relishing the responsibility he will undertake as a leader for both the Australian Men's Basketball team and the wide

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