Ric Jay

Ric Jay
A background in senior News and Current Affairs management, political reporter, ABC foreign correspondent, war correspondent, communications advisor for not-for-profits in Asia and the Pacific, communications director of the Noosa de-amalgamation campaign. Editor of Noosa Matters.

When ‘comms’ crosses the line to become spin

In government at all levels, there’s a blurred line around what is considered a ‘reasonable’ use of taxpayer funded communications teams, and what is simply self-interested politics – campaigning at our expense. We’ve all seen enough Federal and State Government

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Noosa Coffee gets personal, and green

Noosa has always been a place that applauds locals who take a shot at doing things differently, especially if our environment benefits. Maree O’Connor, founder of local start-up Coffee Cuff, is making a personal statement about the massive number of

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When ‘comms’ crosses the line to become spin

In government at all levels, there’s a blurred line around what is considered a ‘reasonable’ use of taxpayer funded communications teams, and what is simply self-interested politics – campaigning at our expense. We’ve all seen enough Federal and State Government

Read More »

Noosa Coffee gets personal, and green

Noosa has always been a place that applauds locals who take a shot at doing things differently, especially if our environment benefits. Maree O’Connor, founder of local start-up Coffee Cuff, is making a personal statement about the massive number of

Read More »