McPherson Media Work

Country News pieces


The Country News has a circulation of 55,000 and its audience is the agriculture and farming community of the Goulburn Valley and surrounding areas.
It’s inserted weekly into the Shepparton News and other McPherson Media Group newspapers.

Editor: Geoff Adams
Publisher: McPherson Media Group

Click on the links below to view some of my written articles.


Easier to be Aussie.

Carbon tax welcomed.

Environmentalists block farmer’s permit application.

Cotton grows south.

GM crop controversy.

New egg standard.

Robot’s milking cows in Dookie.

Champion auctioneer sold on Canadian style.

Mud, mud and more mud.

Irrigators concern over G-MW’S Connections Project.

Man’s best friend

‘Man’s best friend’ is a weekly feature of one of the region’s farmers and their farm dog.

Charles Smith and Trixy.

Chris Flynn and Buckley.

Robert Powney and Locky.

Footy feature: ‘More than just footy’

Series one.

Series two.

Series three.


Graduation Day.

And just like that, I officially graduated my Bachelor of Journalism at Monash University in May, 2014!



I haven’t updated my blog in awhile, but I’m now employed as a cadet journalist at the Shepparton News.

I currently report for its weekly publication the Country News and write for its features department. This includes writing for publications such as the women targeted ME magazine and the GV Bride and Groom magazine.

Feature, Published Work

Love Bytes

Published with Fairfax Media’s Life&Style online:

It was a miserable and rainy night in Perth. But for Arriadne, this particular night was just as miserable and lonely as the one before. Arriadne, now 55, was in the middle of a divorce and her only outlet for socialising and entertainment was through the online game Words with Friends on Facebook. This is when an ad for online dating popped up on her screen.


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The Beast

Directed by Iain Sinclair
Written by Eddie Perfect



The Beast’s promotional banner pictures a lady’s lower half, dressed in city attire, standing in a field as she wields an axe. A lone cow is blurred in the horizon. Cue to the dramatic opening scene and you have three friends and a hopeless skipper stranded out at sea. It’s hilariously chaotic as the group frets for survival. And if they were to survive, the friends pledge to live better lives. Confused at the completely different themes? Somewhat. But it doesn’t matter because the crowd is already laughing.

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