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The media team supports CDU with internal and external communications activities and helps to raise the profile of the University by highlighting the research, activities and initiatives undertaken by its staff and students through a range of media channels.

The team regularly meets with staff members of the University to source and write news and feature stories.

All media staff support the implementation of effective internal communications within the University and work primarily to improve awareness of the University and to raise its profile.

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For journalists

Journalists should contact the media team for help in researching a story, obtaining expert comment from an academic, arranging a photo opportunity or for any other media enquiries regarding the University.

The media team can also assist with gaining permission to film on campus.

For staff

As a staff member, you have access to support and assistance with media management issues, including preparing for interviews, establishing working relationships with the media, general media liaison and the internal communication and writing style guide for CDU.

The media team can also assist with media monitoring, media training and any other CDU media-related activities. Please contact us, if you require assistance with your enquiry.

CDU News Page
Any changes to news items on the CDU website should be directed to

Media Hints
The Office of Media and Communications media team can assist staff with dealing with the media enquiries, including preparation for radio and television interviews.

The team can help reduce your use of jargon and acronyms to ensure journalists and audiences understand your intended message.

The media team can also assist you with identifying your key messages and how to ensure you get your point across without becoming bogged down in questions about unrelated topics.

Media Monitoring
A media report is distributed to interested staff each week day morning.

To be included on the recipients' list, email

Media Policy
Applies to all staff who deal with the media and the public in order to promote University activities.

Media and Public Commentary Policy (PDF 83KB)

Media Training
If you are a senior staff member or you expect to be doing a lot of media work in the future, because of your research, then formal media training may be of assistance to you.

Contact the CDU Media Manager for more information.

Submit a story lead
If you have an idea for a story, the media team can work with you to identify the best means of promoting it to a broad range of audiences. More information can be found on the Submit a story lead website.

Talent Release
Talent Release Form (Doc 45KB)

Writers' Style Guide
A guide for people who write for everyday publications. Go to the Style Guide website for more information.

Contact us

Media and Communications
Casuarina campus
Orange 12.3.20

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