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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The National Times was relaunched in 2009 and features analysis, commentary and opinion from Fairfax Media's established print and online mastheads.

April 2010

Lest we forget about indigenous disadvantage

It's ANZAC Day, but where is the remembrance for the indigenous fallen?

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

May 2010

If the shoe fits: the precarious world of the online custom cobbler

It is not every day that a blokey developer quits his day job to sell custom-designed shoes online. In fact, such a move might seem like entrepreneurial madness. Matthew da Silva talks to Mike Knapp, co-founder of Shoes of Prey.

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

November 2009

Sydney cafes seeking edge with extra bytes

Cafes and other physical retail businesses aren't generally thought to be reliant on high-tech gadgets. But as Matthew da Silva discovers over one too many espressos, wherever hot milk signals profitability, a house laptop is never far away.

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Urban Land, the magazine of the Urban Land Institute.

November 2017

"Upcycling" Assets: Planning for Regenerative Growth

Barrie Barton of Right Angle Studios speaking at right at a ULI Australia event in Sydney.

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Australian Horticulture, a Rural Press publication, serfved the ornamental horticultural industry from 1903 to 2012.

July 2011

A new buzz in the suburbs

Convincing urban residents to put beehives in their gardens used to be tough, but now business is booming for beekeepers. Matthew da Silva reports.

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