Reporting for Investing News Australia

In 2019, Investing News Network (Vancouver, British Columbia) committed providing dedicate coverage of the Australian Resource, Technology and Cannabis industries, including the people, events, news, and information that make Australia such an exciting arena for smart investors. The INN Australia Desk includes editors, writers, production coordinators, and executives dedicated to independent financial education and news of interest and investors in Australian markets.

  • Scott is from Melbourne, where he obtained an arts degree majoring in politics at La Trobe University and a masters degree in journalism from the University of Melbourne.

    He worked in Melbourne, country Victoria and Far North Queensland in a variety of roles ranging from digital media intern to community reporter before he came to INN Australia.

  • Ronelle Richards is a freelance journalist and editor based in Melbourne. She covers news, business, finance, mental health, travel and anything else that piques her curiosity. Tweet her @ronellerichards

  • Ashley received an advanced diploma in Print and Digital Journalism from Humber College in Toronto. She has experience in copy-editing, marketing and production coordination.
  • Nicole is the Editorial Content Coordinator at INN, helping to create and manage educational content with a primary focus on gold. Nicole found her passion for all things finance while working in syndication and investor relations for a boutique investment banking company. Nicole has her BA in media studies and a postgrad in public relations. She holds a diverse writing portfolio covering topics such as finance, lifestyle and travel.
  • Danielle is a staff writer with INN. She graduated from the Master of Journalism program at Carleton University after completing her undergraduate degree in Media Studies at the University of Guelph-Humber. She's written for the Globe and Mail, the Canadian Press, the National Post and the Brampton Guardian. She spends her time covering the cannabis market for INN.
  • Jocelyn obtained her diploma in journalism from Langara College in April 2016, just prior to joining INN as a staff writer for the resource sector. Since then, Jocelyn has shifted to covering the life science space and has become managing editor for INN's technology, cannabis and life science divisions. Jocelyn is passionate about niche topics within the life science sector and enjoys shedding light on companies focused on unmet clinical needs.

    Prior to joining INN, Jocelyn interned at the Georgia Straight and blogged about the Vancouver Canucks. Before following her career in journalism, Jocelyn spent several years working in law firms. She thrives off the knowledge her background brings to her reporting.

  • A graduate of Durham College's broadcast journalism program, Olivia has a passion for all things newsworthy. She got her start writing about esports (competitive video games), where she specialized in professional Call of Duty coverage. Since then, Olivia has transitioned into business writing for INN where her beats have included Australian mining and base metals.
  • Amanda is a creative person who loves to learn and finds adventure in a good challenge. She has a diverse writing background, and since 2017 has been using this expertise to maintain INN's educational content, covering topics in the resource, cannabis, tech and life science spaces.
  • In 2018, Danielle joined the Investing News Network to leverage her skills as a copywriter and deep understanding of the resource industry. At INN, Danielle's talent as a writer has helped define client content across a number of industries, including resource, cannabis, life sciences, and technology.
  • Joseph holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He has been professionally writing engaging and informative content for the past four years. At Investing News Network, he works with client companies from a range of industries to generate content that educates investors on topics relevant to client activity.

How to Access Medical Cannabis in Australia

Recreational cannabis remains out of reach in Australia, but the country legalised medical cannabis in 2016, opening up access to the cannabis market for both Australians and investors alike.

Cannabis in Australia is used to treat a myriad of conditions, from epilepsy to neuropathic pain, but federal legislation has a strict hold on the distribution of cannabis in the country.

Patients can only receive medicinal cannabis products via a specialist and then may have to wait up to a month for government approval. However, there are signs that the limits to access are slowly lessening, including the approval of over-the-counter cannabidiol (CBD) products and new breakthroughs in government-sponsored medical cannabis research.

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Cannabis is used to treat illnesses, but federal legislation has a strict hold on how people can access medical cannabis in Australia.

Australia Mining Update: H1 2021 in Review

Click here to read the previous Australia mining update.

After an uncertain 2020 for the Australian mining industry, the resource market showed signs of a sharp recovery in the first six months of the new year.

Prices for iron ore are supporting resource exports in the country, with many ASX-listed mining companies also posting gains year-to-date.

Here the Investing News Network looks at what's happened in Australia's mining sector so far in 2021, and what could be ahead in the second half.

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The Investing News Network looks at what's happened in Australia's mining market so far in 2021, and what could be ahead in the second half of the year.

Investing in Lithium in Australia

After the country became the world’s largest lithium producer in 2018, many market participants are wondering if investing in lithium in Australia is a good option

Without a doubt, the energy revolution is here to stay, with forecasts for electric vehicle (EV) sales increasing every day. As a result, demand for lithium, a key element in the lithium-ion batteries used to power electric cars, is expected to triple by 2025 — reaching about 1 million tonnes in size.

For investors interested in getting into the space, here’s a brief overview of the basic facts to know about investing in lithium in Australia, including what stocks to keep an eye on.

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Interested in investing in lithium in Australia? Here’s a brief overview of the basic facts investors should know about the market.