FCA Members (Foreign Media) Stories

Latest Stories by FCA Members..

19 October 2022
Saving Vietnam’s Wildlife
Life is tough for the pangolin, a prime ingredient of Chinese medicine. Peter Hadfield travels to Vietnam to meet a local conservationist fighting hard for this ant-eating mammal.
Read More: Costing the Earth

BBC Story by Peter Hadfield

27 July 2022

‘Black Cockatoo’ shines light on Australia’s dark history

New play draws attention to largely forgotten Aboriginal sporting hero

SYDNEY — Mainstream Australia’s gradual realization of the breadth of its Aboriginal heritage continues to gather momentum in 2022, with an evocative new theatrical work shining a light on a little-known slice of sporting history.

An article by FCA Member, Geoff Hiscock, as published in Nikkei Asia
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4 June 2022
“live report” from Melbourne about the new labor government, China and the South Pacific.
Report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Member (in Japanese)

View Here: https://youtu.be/saDdv4r6SnI?t=910 

31 May 2022
South Australia Premier met the Japanese delegation from J-Air (Japan Airline ) in Adelaide on 31 May
Report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Member (in Japanese)

17 May 2022
report of ATE22 by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Member (in Japanese)

Also, read the latest Tourism Australia ATE 2022 update here

3 May 2022

Welcome back, world! Australia is open for visitors again.

The country had been closed to international visitors for almost two years. Now tourism restarts slowly but with promising new ideas.

An article by FCA Board Member, German foreign correspondent, Barbara Barkhausen which was published in a network for papers all over Germany.
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29 April 2022

as featured in “POLITIK AUSLAND” in the WELT
by Sonja Blaschke
Read More (in German)

28 April 2022
report by Hiroki Iijima – Former FCA Board President (in Japanese)
Availing the FCA Christmas party lucky draw 2 years ago, a fully paid trip to Cairns and Port Douglas, courtesy Tourism Australia, Hiroki made a report about Australia’s border opened and welcomed the return of international tourists (especially Japanese tourists)

27 April 2022

as featured in “POLITIK AUSLAND” in the WELT
by Sonja Blaschke
Read More (in German)

14 April 2022

Charred future: Australia two years after the bushfires

After the fires billions of animals are dead, the devastation is enormous. But the government still bets on coal. – as featured in the TAZ.de
by Urs Wälterlin
Read More (in German)

More stories by FCA Members, from Australia, in foreign languages, around the world..

20 February 2022

“KAVA story – Fiji”as featured in the German pressDER TAGESSPIEGEL

by Barbara Barkhausen
Read More (in German)

10 January 2022
produced by Liz Lacerda – FCA Board Member (in Portuguese)
As featured in the Fantastico on 10 October 2021.

10 January 2022

“He is eating the same horrible food as we are”as featured in the Brazilian Sunday night showFantastico

Novak Djokovic was held with refugees in Australia

by Liz Lacerda
Read More (in Portuguese)

26 August 2021
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)

25 July 2021
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)

16 July 2021

Corona Crisis in Paradise: A Race against Time

Just four months ago, Fiji, like many other Pacific states, had the pandemic under control. Even a travel corridor with Australia and New Zealand was in discussion. Now an outbreak of the delta variant has plunged the island nation into a serious crisis. The vaccination campaign becomes a race against time.

by Barbara Barkhausen
Read More (in German)

29 April 2021

Feature on South Australia space and research on crops


by Laurence Arthur
Read More (in French)

24 April 2021

Kangaroo Island, South Australia
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)

16 April 2021

Around 700 plant species worldwide pull metal out of the earth similar to a pump. They can supply rare metals and remove heavy metal residues from the earth. A researcher in Australia is the leading expert on this so-called agromining.

by Barbara Barkhausen
Read More (in German)

8 April 2021
The Hydrogen Project in SA (including Victoria’s projects)
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)

25 March 2021
Kangaroo Island, Australia 
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)


7 March 2021
79th Anniversary of then bombing of Darwin, Australia 
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)

19 February 2021
“LIVE” from Darwin, Australia 
report by Hiroki Iijima – FCA Board Member (in Japanese)

More Stories..

A new Australian method determines from which region ivory was poached.
This will help fight illegal hunting in Africa.

by Barbara Barkhausen
Read More (in German)


A reef as high as a skyscraper:
The discovery of a massive and until now unknown reef in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has attracted a lot of interest in German.

by Barbara Barkhausen
Read More (in German)

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