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Ms Elizabeth Hart



Elizabeth is a former regional press journalist, subeditor, and in 2009 chief of staff for the Star News Group. She joined the journalism program at James Cook University in North Queensland in 1999 and joined Monash University in 2001. In 2004 on behalf of Monash University she led the training team for the media unit of the Iraqi Special Tribunal, an AusAid-funded project. She is a foundation member and past president of the Community Newspaper Association of Victoria and has given presentations by invitation to municipal seminars at South Gippsland and Warragul councils.

Research interest

Community and regional journalism

Current research project

Ferals of the Fourth Estate: perspectives on not-for-profit community newspapers and newsletters in country Victoria:PhD in progress

Recent publications


Elizabeth has taught various journalism and related units including:

Expert media commentary