Anders Furze

Anders Furze is a freelance writer and editor. Formerly a film critic and journalist, his work has been published in outlets including The Australian Financial Review, Guardian Australia, Domain and Meanjin. When not writing, you can find him watching movies and studying a law degree part-time.

Bronte Ryan

Bronte is a communications and media professional. She has previously worked at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, and as a broadcast journalist in Victoria and enjoys sourcing and creating engaging stories.

Cath Vallence

Cath is a senior communications and marketing professional at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions. She has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism, brand marketing and PR and has worked with some of Australia’s biggest brands creating content and social strategies.

Declan Boffa

Declan Boffa

Declan is a Communications Advisor at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions. He has previously written for Hewitt Sports Network and the Western Region Football League.


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The Newsroom team sources and provides the latest news, features and stories from across the breadth of the Victorian Government's relationships with the state's business, trade and investment communities.

Georgina Jerums

Georgina Jerums

Georgina has written across business, travel, property and marketing for two decades, interviewing the likes of Gough Whitlam, Julia Gillard, Alan Joyce and Cathy Freeman. A former reviewer with The Age Cheap Eats, you'll often find Georgina on a quest to locate the perfect single origin espresso or loaf of sourdough. "There's plenty of competition given this IS Melbourne we're talking about," she says.

Gillian Saxon

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Gillian is a freelance food and travel writer, photographer and former editor who has produced content for publications including Kudos Quest Business Travel Magazine, Latte Magazine, Broadsheet and James Halliday Wine.

A self-confessed travel junkie, foodie and avid hiker, you find her angling to combine all three in the quest for the ultimate weekend.

She currently works as Change and Engagement Lead of the Flexible Working Transition Project at the Victorian Public Sector Commission.

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