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Online Media Training: Cross cultural political participation

12 April 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST


Online Media Training: Cross cultural political participation

Exploring best practice reporting around political engagement and election participation by multicultural communities.

Join us to hear our panel of experts explore the challenges of reporting on the Australian electoral process as perceived by an increasingly diverse society. This session will provide guidance and insight to support journalists seeking to explore the issues important to diverse communities and the spectrum of political perception by those communities. The webinar will include practical tips and common pitfalls. It’s a must-watch for anyone covering this year’s federal election.

Our speakers are:

  • Nour Haydar, Political Reporter, ABC
  • Trish Prentice, Senior Researcher, Scanlon Research Institute
  • Host: Anthea Hancocks, CEO, Scanlon Foundation

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

This event is FREE however spots are limited and registration is essential to secure your place.

The Walkley Foundation provides scholarships, fellowships, mentorships and training to support and encourage journalists of all backgrounds. If you would like to join us in supporting quality journalism and an equitable and inclusive media, please consider adding a donation to your event registration, or donating directly here.


Nour Haydar is a federal political reporter based in the ABC’s Parliament House bureau in Canberra. Originally from Sydney, she joined ABC News in 2017 and covers national stories for television, radio and online.

Trish Prentice is a researcher with a particular interest in social cohesion. She has worked in Australia and overseas in the government, academic and not-for profit sectors, including in Cairo, Egypt, working for an organisation specialising in Arab-West Understanding and in Geneva, Switzerland for a human rights advocacy group. Trish has managed research projects in Indonesia, Singapore and Pakistan and written on various topics, including intercultural marriage, religious community responses to the COVID 19 pandemic and the contributions of small business owners to neighbourhood cohesion. She is the author of an upcoming essay on the political participation of Australians from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Anthea Hancocks is the CEO of the Scanlon Foundation and CEO of the Scanlon Foundation Research Institute. The Scanlon Foundation is a private philanthropic organisation dedicated to social cohesion and the transition of migrants into Australian society.



12 April 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
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275 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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