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As house prices fall in most capital cities around Australia, a host of regional towns are stepping into the spotlight, offering easy commutes, plenty of open space and the lure of one thing money can’t buy - time. Alex Brooks zeroes in on the areas...

Wilson da Silva is the editor and creator of Cosmos, a science magazine backed by Dr Alan Finkel. Finkel, the millionaire founder of Axon Instruments, has spent $US400,000 buying tickets for da Silva and himself in the hope of being the first Australian space tourists...

Designer and post-graduate student Tricia Hanlon, 67, is the oldest of seven children, including twin Zohl de  Ishtar, 53, a peace activist and post-doctoral research fellow. TRICIA: Of course Zohl is not her original name. I am never allowed to tell anyone her initial name. She would...

What’s easy on the eye in a property, isn’t always easy on the ear. Many of the features we’ve grown to covet – open plan living spaces, floor-to-ceiling glass doors, stone benchtops and shiny timber floors – can wreak havoc on a peaceful soundscape once...

NSW TrainLink is an Australian brand for the medium and long distance passenger rail and coach services of the New South Wales Government's transport authority, Transport for NSW. I have supported the marketing team to write web copy, email copy, case studies and media releases for...

Alex Brooks has experience editing and publishing lifestyle magazines in Australia, working for small and large publishers. Alex was a freelance editor on Sunday Life magazine as well as contributing stories to the Sunday newspaper colour supplement under the editorship of Alison Boleyn. She also freelanced...

Alex has worked to manage both low budget and medium budget video strategies. She has experience scripting videos and can present and do voiceover (if you twist her arm). She knows how to blend search and social video creation to optimise results for audiences and...

Making stories from data requires skills in data creation, preparation and analysis. The storytelling is actually the easy part! As a content strategist, I have always relied on data for insights to create a meaningful content strategy. Kidspot's fast audience growth was driven by data and...

  Justb was launched as a sharey, bloggy, lifestyley kinda place. It was an adjunct to Kidspot and Birth's parenting focus that spoke to a woman that wasn't defined by her parenting status. Justb was a simple wordpress website, with Facebook and Twitter supporting the platform. Alex...