Alexander Meibusch

Journalist

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Journalist living in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mojo Correspondent
08/19/2016
Operation Unchain: Cambodian NGO frees mental health patients from captivity

This story looks at TPO Cambodia's fundraising campaign for Operation Unchained. You can donate to the campaign here. As a nation, Cambodia has endured an extraordinarily traumatic past. The horrors of the Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime have directly or indirectly affected every member of the population.

Canberra Times
10/02/2015
Jack Kynaston, trainer to the stars of tomorrow

Socceroo Tom Rogic and Olyroo Jason Geria have both spent plenty of time playing and training at Waramanga Oval. The oval has been home to Weston Creek Soccer Club (now Weston Molonglo Football Club) since 1971 and has hosted many talented players over the decades.

Melbourne Tribune
06/23/2015
Democratisation of Sound?

Since the development of the Internet, the music industry changed forever. The changes took place not only in the way that consumers access and store their music, but also the way in which producers reach their audience.

Canberra Times
10/05/2015
Bathurst memories in Canberra volunteer Michelle Luke's blood

After an uninterrupted 19 years volunteering at Bathurst 1000, Canberra's Michelle Luke has witnessed her fair share of iconic moments. Whether it be helping Mark Skaife take off after stalling on the start line or witnessing Russell Ingall and Greg Murphy get sideways while racing on a "demonstration" lap.

Canberra Times
09/29/2015
Western Districts' McGann frustrated with Cricket ACT twenty-20 format

Western Districts captain-coach Matthew McGann has criticised the format of Canberra's Twenty20 competition, concerned teams will have nothing to play for on the second day of the this weekend's pool stage. The tournament is comprised of two pools of five, in which each team plays three matches with the highest ranked teams from each pool going straight to a grand final on November 1.

Mojo Correspondent
07/19/2016
Cambodian turtle breeding program could save species

When you initially see the rows of tanks filled with baby Cantor's turtles (locally known as Rormich) at the Mekong Turtle Conservation Centre, it's hard to believe that up until 2007 the species was thought to be extinct.

Alex Meibusch Journalism
04/02/2015
Uncertainty could effect supply of Auslan Interpreters

Due to the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, demand for Interpreters for the Deaf and hard of hearing is set to soar in Victoria. But supply could be strained by RMIT's decision not to run the Auslan Interpreters course in 2015. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcbRR-MGk2A Currently, students who wish to become an Auslan interpreter must...

Canberra Times
10/02/2015
Canberra equestrian rider has eyes on Olympic dream in 2020

Canberra equestrian rider Claudia Hodgson has come heartbreakingly close to fulfilling her dream of competing at an Olympic Games on two separate occasions. But after a break from the sport while starting a family, Hodgson plans to use the Canberra International Horse Trials this weekend to ensure it's third time lucky at Tokyo in 2020.

Alex Meibusch Journalism
05/30/2015
Council Flags Changes To Renowned Skate Spot

The City of Melbourne Council has announced a $450 000 plan to disrupt skateboarding at Lincoln Square in Carlton. Lincoln Square has been a popular destination for local and visiting skateboarders for many years but the City of Melbourne Council has decided to act after complaints from residents and park users including noise, skating on...