MATT da SILVA

Journalism portfolio

 

My news stories, feature articles and opinion pieces have appeared in a range of niche, industry and general interest publications. Refresh the page for a different selection of stories.

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Good Fruit and Vegetables is a publication of Rural Press, Australia's largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information.

June 2012

Love of the land pays off

Tina Lamattina began farming in 1983 in the town of Cranbourne, in Victoria, at the family property of her new husband, Russell, whose parents had started tending land in now-suburban Dingley in 1955 after migrating from Italy.

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Ethical Investor sets the agenda, facilitates thought-leadership and builds audiences for Australian business and investors in the sustainability arena.

September 2010

Knowledge maketh the man

Having fallen out with the Liberal Party, Guy Pearse is now thinking about converting a broad knowledge of climate science and federal politics into a career with the Greens. Profile by Matthew da Silva.

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Anthill magazine was launched in 2003 to cater for demand for entertaining business news.

September 2009

Open data or bust: the road to the digital public square

In Australia, we naturally applaud moves toward greater openness and transparency in government, but is the bureaucracy ready to reveal all its cards by making hard-to-find data available in web and mobile device software applications?

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Good Fruit and Vegetables is a publication of Rural Press, Australia's largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information.

June 2012

Labour issue a passion for Denise

As the industry development manager with Bowen Gumlu Growers Association, Denise Kreymorg spends part of her time thinking about how to develop a skills base in agriculture in the Whitsunday region.

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Anthill magazine was launched in 2003 to cater for demand for entertaining business news.

March 2010

So what happened on that Startup Bus to SXSW?

Two days of desert highways, roadside dining, sleep deprivation and feverish coding by 25 strangers delivered two web startups and a whole lot more, writes Matthew da Silva.

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