A radio news feature Simone pitched, produced, voiced and edited for SBS World News Radio, Melbourne. The package can be heard by clicking here. Image: RMIT
While interning at SBS The Feed in Sydney in March 2018, Simone was involved as an extra in several comedic sketches in between completing other tasks, such as researching and assisting reporters. You can watch them below. Trumps Trade Tariff: Fight Tariff with Tariff Child Marriage in the USA: How's that still a thing? Code … Continue reading The Feed on SBS VICELAND
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‘Conflict diamonds’ are still being funnelled out of the Central African Republic (CAR) via Cameroon despite a short-lived international embargo, where they have helped fund a genocidal war that has killed thousands of people since 2013. By Simone West This article was written on November 7, 2017 Diamonds marked #RCA [CAR] #diamond on … Continue reading Blood on our hands – ‘Conflict diamonds’ are still leaking out of the Central African Republic via Cameroon
Wednesday 17 May marked International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Universities in Melbourne celebrated the recent developments, including the opening of gender neutral bathrooms. The facilities are a small victory for the queer community, who have been rallying for these inclusive spaces for quite some time. Mish Daniel Forder, Queer Officer at MONSU Caulfield … Continue reading Opening of Gender Neutral Bathrooms at RMIT
Out of the darkness, cicadas sing in scattered groups. The small audience at La Mama are privy to the living room of an old widow and a framed photograph of her late-husband on the bookshelf. A Frederick McCubbin painting hangs on the wall of the family home, all combining to make the space feel sad and nostalgic. … Continue reading REVIEW: LA MAMA THEATRE PRESENTS ‘THE MAGNOLIA TREE’
The self-proclaimed “weapon” is back for a knockout 2017 season of ‘Good Talk’ – an hour where the comedy veteran, Tommy Little, does not shy away from crude and raw anecdotal stories. This establishes the show as a fearless account of the blunders of life. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is in its 31st year, with 2017 marking Little’s … Continue reading MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL | TOMMY LITTLE – ‘GOOD TALK’