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Aaron Smith @ Torres Strait QLD

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About Me

Aaron Smith
Aaron Smith
Journalist / Editor / Author / Photographer / Videographer

I am a multi award-winning journalist, an author published in four countries and the editor of a regional newspaper always looking for a good yarn that pursues social justice. My freelance journalism and photography has appeared in various publications in Australia and abroad, and I am also a professional writer for individuals, government and the private sector. I have also previously been a playwright with works produced by theatrical companies in various arts festivals. I am also a freelance TV Stringer for NITV, a Freelance Digital Journalist for SBS and CNN. I have a range of life experience from business, science, the arts, education and extensive travelling in over 60 countries.


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Previous Work

Joe Passi, Mabo Day Mer Island 2017

Yarrabah dancer, Laura Festival 2017

Lockhart River junior dancers, Laura Festival 2017

Sundowners Kalkutungu dancer, Laura Festival 2017

Torres News Front page: 25th Anniversary of Mabo Day

Torres News front page: ANZAC Day 2017

Torres News front page: TO react to dugong hunting bill

Torres News front page: PM Abbott's Torres Strait visit

'This is my home': Woman fears deportation after 56 years in Australia

Exclusive: 'I am not a criminal', PNG grandmother seized by Border Force after emergency surgery