Our new site: better for mobile

Welcome to the new Sydney TAFE Media student news site. We’ve redesigned it to make it easier to read on your mobile.

To celebrate our redesign we will be publishing a collaborative project by our Diploma students: the Sydney TAFE Story Map. You’ll be able to explore this map in both virtual and real worlds, and we hope you’ll discover things about Sydney you didn’t know before. The finished project will be published in November, but you can see a preview here. You can find out more about the members of the Sydney TAFE Story Collective on their Facebook page and Instagram.

The menu at the top of the page will take you to some of the other stories our Journalism and Radio Broadcasting students have produced. You can also find our social links in the sidebar, and more info about our courses here.

Verity Chambers
Editor, Sydney TAFE Media

Upcycling food: Hidden Harvest

The Hidden Harvest team. Photo: Facebook

Hidden Harvest is a community-based not-for-profit organisation that raises awareness about food waste and its related environmental and social problems by “upcycling” food that would not normally reach the consumer’s plate. REMI DASKEY @remidaskey interviewed Berbel Transe, the driving force behind Hidden Harvest, to discuss the bigger issue on everyone’s plates.

Keeping time: the Town Hall clock



Before the wristwatch there was the town clock. It was the centrepiece of community life, heralding every quarter-hour.
Sydney Town Hall’s clock was installed at the top of the building in 1884, just prior to the boom of the wristwatch at the dawn of the 20th century. More than 130 years later the chimes of the clock can still be heard above the din of the traffic noise.