Tuesday, September 28, 2021


Meet the publishers

Business investing into business – The Koondrook and Barham Bridge Newspaper – Lloyd Polkinghorne

Ali Bohn. Tired of sitting in a mission brown office of cold, exposed brick, an axe-wielding statue that comes to life at night and partially chewed carpet (due to the castors on the swivel chairs, we didn’t have a plague of rats living in the office), The Koondrook and Barham Bridge Newspaper’s Lloyd Polkinghorne made the brave decision to do a full renovation of the office a couple of months ago.

Meet The Lord Howe Island Signal

Earlier this year, I paddled over to Lord Howe and found out the story of the mighty Signal from Stephen Sia, the Editor and owner of this beautiful island's independent newspaper.

Meet the Richmond River Independent

Community owned through the Richmond River Independent Community Association, the Richmond River Independent covers the Richmond Valley and Kyogle areas in Northern New South Wales. Ben Hawke spent some time on the job with the editor, Susanna Freymark, and Bob Mills, the Association President.


Meet Jesse Scott, GrainCorp’s Chief Innovation and Growth Officer

Jesse Scott, Chief Innovation and Growth Officer for GrainCorp, speaks with Fiona Fox from Australian Rural & Regional News about his background, his role at GrainCorp, GrainCorp's core businesses and some of its newer projects, including with FutureFeed and the Asparagopsis (red seaweed) industry, alternative protein and smart agriculture.


Col Hodges tells the story of the Bedgerabong Picnic Races 2021

Race caller Col Hodges chats with Fiona Fox about a good day at the races.

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