BushTV Crew : Behind the Scenes Shots

Hey BushTV crew, Thanks for signing up with your email. While I’m putting the Winton story together I wanted to share some pics from the trip. Thanks for your patience and interest. These images won’t be published on facebook (just this link) as I want to start publishing and sharing from here. Feel free to leave comments in the section below or email me. Enjoy the images and the Winton …continue…

The Murri Minute is Back!

After a few years out in the wild pastures the Murri Minute is back with a vengeance. It’s longer, meaner and far more deadly because now we have our our platform right here to broadcast! The Murri Minute This means we don’t have to put it on TV and pay commercial airtime rates to play stories that matter! This is the place we will publishing and promoting the Murri Minute. …continue…

Night Sky Photography Workshop

Tom Hearn is running a night-time photography workshop on the weekend of the 16/17th November for beginner to intermediate photographers. It will be held at the BushTV Retreat Shady Camp near Keppel Sands in Central Queensland and will involve you arriving Saturday mid morning and departing Sunday late arvo 17th Nov 2013.   We’ll use the rocky  cliffs and oceanic coastline of Keppel Sands and the Fitzroy Delta as our naked …continue…

Halls Creek girls build a ‘beautiful tomorrow’

A powerful story about friendship, loss and finding strength has won the inaugural “tomorrowgirl” short story competition, which is open to high school girls from remote Indigenous communities. The story was written by 14-year-old Shania Willett from Halls Creek in Western Australia. Entrants to the competition were asked to submit stories of at least 500 words on the theme of “my beautiful tomorrow”. The competition attracted a strong response from …continue…

The Big Kitchen

Fred’s Big Kitchen There’s something special about Fred Conway and his connection to country. Forget David Attenborough Uncle Fred is the real deal. Spend five minutes today refreshing your senses with Fred as he shares the exquisite Bidjara and the Karingbal sandstone country with us in Carnarvon Gorge Central Queensland. Fred spends his days taking tourists through his country and I had the pleasure of camping out with him for a night …continue…

My nightfishing series

As promised here’s my latest pics and I wanted to say a personal thanks for signing up to my emails to receive the best pics (some of which wont be available on facebook because I want to give you a more personal behind the scenes look at my work). And  feel free to email me directly and ask questions about the images or my work. Before I tell you the …continue…

Kowanyama Project – the building

Kowanyama is raising $6m to build a state of the art culture and research centre. The centre will house a museum collection of national significance that has untold value in the stories and traditional knowledge that surround the historic and cultural objects of this iconic collection. The mission of the facility is the protection of the property of ancestors and children by the transmission of cultural knowledge through new media. …continue…

Singing for a New Dreaming: Evolution of Shane Howard’s ‘Solid Rock’ by BushTV Creative June Perkins

Shane Howard, Irish Australian song-writer of ‘Solid Rock,’ and founder of Goanna, has spent a life time trying to understand and distil the collective Australian story. This journey has been because he strongly believes songs have great power to make a ‘new dreaming,’ for Australia. “If it’s a song of great power in the contemporary popular era it might filter through and become part of the traditional culture for a …continue…

HUNGRY TO CREATE? Then Become a BushTV Creative Today!!

Telling stories and making the world a better place is way of life for me and it also pays the bills! How do I do it? Well the answer is really simple. Every day I turn my creative ideas into project realities which are mostly cultural projects in remote Australia. Maybe you have an idea about a social change startup or a business or creative project but you don’t know …continue…

BUSHTV’S “BIG” PHOTO COMP THEME IS…WATER!

It’s finally arrived! Our finalists will now battle it out for the BIG COMP where the winner gets to come away on an all expenses paid BushTV photo assignment. The 9 finalists are listed below and can now enter one photo with the theme – WATER! Each finalist is to email tom at bushtv.com.au with their pic and then I will publish an album on our main facebook page for …continue…