Posts in category: life

Michael Gorey has lived almost everywhere in Australia.

I’ve been everywhere man!

I’ve been everywhere man! The map shows the 16 towns and cities I’ve called home through my 51 years on this planet from Gippsland to Queensland.

I don’t remember anything about Warragul because I was a year old when my parents moved from there to nearby Traralgon in 1968.

Warragul is special

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Communications should be at the heart of decision making

Communications should be at the heart of decision making.

My first exposure to local government was reporting council meetings as a cadet journalist in country Victoria during the 1980s. A lot has changed in newspapers and municipal governance since then.

Journalists don’t use typewriters any more and digital cameras have made darkrooms

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Journalists should have life experience

Journalists should have life experience.

Does a journalist’s background matter? Not for the individual journalist, reader or listener it doesn’t, but a publishing enterprise benefits from having a diverse group of people. This is even more important today than it was 20+ years ago.

In previous eras, journalists were reporters. Their key

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