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Sam Duncan

Journalist / Writer

Location icon Australia

Portfolio

News Features

The Australian
Simple steps can break down barriers to participation

When 13-year-old Daniela Di Toro lay in a hospital bed after a wall fell on her at a school sports carnival, leaving her paralysed from the waist down, sport was the one thing that gave her a sense of control and encouraged her to dream about possibilities again.

Magazine Writing

Mansion Magazine
Brief Encounter

Replacing a home originally designed by Glenn Murcutt would be daunting for any architect. The stunning result could not have been achieved without very special clients.

The Deal Magazine
Watch this space

Busy cities are safe cities. It‘s a little counterintuitive, but Madonna Locke, an urban designer whose work has influenced the safety of city precincts in the UK and Australia, confirms that it’s the case. But she adds the caveat: “as long as they’re not too busy”.

The Deal Magazine
Negotiating the void

Reactions to new-found freedom after leaving the defence forces can be unpredictable, as Sam Duncan discovered.

News Stories

The Australian
Small brewers await trickle down

Small-business tax cuts will help microbreweries employ more staff, adding momentum to a shift from the biggest brewers.

The Australian
Pyne, Ciobo backed in roles

The Morrison Government’s reshuffle in defence portfolios has been welcomed by the Australian Industry Group Defence Council.

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