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Our top stories of 2022

This has undoubtedly been an exciting year for Women in Media, and it’s thanks to our committee and community members who have worked tirelessly to contribute.

From the rollout of exciting new projects to the return of our WiM National Conference, we have been committed to sharing your stories every step of the way.

So, as the new year dawns, let’s take a look back at our top stories of 2022.

Using her platform to fight for change in her sister’s honour

Virginia Tapscott’s life was sent into a devastating spin on June 18, 2020, when her sister died from a drug overdose after suffering repeated sexual abuse from childhood into her teens.

While dealing with unimaginable personal grief, Tapscott fought for change to honour her sister Dr Alexandra Tapp, known as ‘Ally’ by loved ones.

Slow-burn podcast to find the truth in real-time

It reads like a feature film synopsis. “A much-loved mother, teacher and friend boards a plane for an overseas adventure and is never seen again. Marion Barter, former wife of Australian soccer great Johnny Warren, went missing in 1997. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are bizarre. Her daughter has never given up hope of finding her. This is her quest.”

And for the past three years, 7News Freedom of Information editor Alison Sandy has joined that search for answers in The Lady Vanishes podcast.

Meet the 2022 Relaunch Project cohort

Women in Media is excited to reveal the successful group of women who will be embarking on the Relaunch Project in 2022.


Women in Media held its fourth national conference at Bond University on September 9 and 10. Check out the highlights.


Women in Media sat down with Caroline Jones Women in Media Young Journalist’s Award recipient and agricultural reporter Brooke Littlewood to find out more about her role, achievements, and perfect day at work.


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