MATT da SILVA

Journalism portfolio

 

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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.

March 2012

Lockyer grower dares to be different

Figs like these grow on four hectares of Rod Dalton's Lockyer Valley farm, where the grower also cultivates persimmons and stone fruit. Matthew da Silva reports.

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

October 2009

Young entrepreneurs of the world, unite!

You don't have to be a Vulcan to grok the good stuff that can come out of an international mind-meld as big as Global Entrepreneurship Week. Matthew da Silva sits down with the organisers and profiles some inspiring young entrepreneurial attendees.

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

July 2010

Harnessing all that energy

Silex Systems pioneered laser uranium enrichment and is buying solar power assets at a rapid pace. Now it must build value for shareholders. Profile by Matthew da Silva.

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

March 2011

A Eureka moment

Unions plan a social enterprise that provides employment for workers whose brown-power jobs are impacted by a carbon price. Profile of the Eureka's Future cooperative by Matthew da Silva.

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Crikey brings its readers the inside word on what's really going on in Australian public life.

February 2012

New think tank for regions fulfils hung parliament promise

Those parts of the national debate that touch on the regions - mining, tourism, agriculture, manufacturing and transport among them - look set to get a tweak with the establishment of a new think-tank dedicated to regional issues.

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