The Greens and Katter Party candidates in Rudd’s Griffith Kingdom: @JanBowQLD

By Jan Bowman 28 July 2013 My first attempt at citizen journalism was my June profile of the Griffith electorate. Since then I have spoken with staff in both Kevin Rudd’s and Bill Glasson’s local electorate offices and sent emails with my details seeking interviews or response to questions.  Electorate staff have been polite and helpful and have promised to pass my details on to their candidates. I have learned that follow-up calls are important and I will keep trying. As the PM, Mr Rudd has constant national and local coverage, and is supported by his own media team.  Dr Glasson likewise is getting considerable coverage in the Courier Mail […]

RuddWatch: @JanBowQLD sets the scene in Griffith

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Seat profile by Jan Bowman 19 June 2013 From the well-to-do apartment blocks of Kangaroo Point and the entertainment and culture hub of South Brisbane to the tin and timber Queenslanders of East Brisbane, Coorparoo and Greenslopes, Griffith is a diverse inner city electorate with a sitting member who may have the highest profile of any election candidate. When I settled in the West End two years ago I fell in love with the vibrant culture – its street art, the wonderful Avid Reader bookshop and its great coffee and cafes. For an inner city suburb it […]