You are here

Penny Timms

Person

Penny Timms

Creator Affililation: 
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Penny Timms joined the ABC in 2007 as a weekend breakfast and sport presenter in Outback Queensland. She soon crossed over to the ABC's news department, and has worked at bureaus in Mount Isa, Townsville, and Darwin. Penny left the ABC in 2013 to travel to London where she worked as a freelance reporter and producer, including with BBC News. She relocated to the warmer climes of Sydney in mid-2015

Creator/Contributor
7
Pageview Total: 111

Audio program

08 Sep 2017

The respected journalist, producer, presenter and author, Peter Luck, has died after a long and painful illness.

His close friend and fellow journalist Mike Carlton says Parkinson's Disease had a devastating impact on Peter Luck, a man who he hopes will be remembered as one of the giants...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio program

17 Mar 2017

An increase in Australian investors wanting their retirement funds to go into the stocks of ethical companies means change is afoot within the nation's finance industry. 

The latest move has come from AMP Capital, which has announced it's banning investment in companies that manufacture...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio program

22 Feb 2017

The life expectancy for people living in the developed world continues to rise, with South Korean women soon expected to live, on average, beyond 90 years. Odds are also good for Australians, with a life expectancy of 84 years by 2030.

In Australia, the increase in life expectancy is...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio interview

Audio program

22 Jul 2016

Australia's agricultural industry estimates the economic impact of wild dogs nationally to be between $50 million and $60 million per year. One sheep producer fears the problem is intensifying, as wild dogs look for new areas to inhabit. A draft plan to tackle the problem is halfway through is...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 

Audio program

01 Jun 2016

An industrial fight between retail workers and their union is escalating. The Fair Work Commission has ruled that a workplace agreement, struck between a union and Coles, means some workers are worse-off than if they were under the award wage. Now, a worker from Woolworths says he's worried...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio interview

Audio program

30 May 2016

Medical experts are warning that Australia's understanding of medicinal cannabis is lacking. In an article presented in the Medical Journal of Australia, researchers say there are a number of missing links that will prove problematic if the drug is rolled out as a therapeutic good. But they say...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio program

There are calls for a national approach to overcoming childhood obesity, with concerns that some kids are missing out on important advice about exercise and nutrition. 

Experts say that part of the problem is that there is no Medicare Item Number, making it difficult for a GP to refer a...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s):