2016 News Group Meeting – Sydney, Australia
The first day saw various presentations contributed by the Secretariat, our members as well as our partners.
Overall, AVN has shown progress in terms of increase in the number of members, better quality and quantity of news items exchanged, as well as more training activities. AVN has launched its first capacity building workshop in February 2016, which will be offered as requested by the members.
The third and final day of the meeting was a visit to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) which runs one of the top journalism schools in Australia. Presentations were made on the future directions in journalism and media studies education. The visit concluded with a tour around the UTS studios, media labs and the student led Radio station- 2SER.