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Patrick Staveley

Patrick Staveley

Aspiring sport journalist. NRL and Football are what I know best. Lifelong Parramatta Eels, Liverpool FC and Western Sydney Wanderers supporter and enthusiast.

Crash victims’ legacy saving young lives

The grief and regret of accident survivors have proved a powerful tool in reducing death and injury among young drivers.

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Families divided over marriage equality

Patrick Staveley looks at how the same-sex marriage postal survey has split Aussie couples, siblings and generations.

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Singing the praises of social media

Before the proliferation of social media, bands relied on traditional methods to attract audiences to shows – posters plastered on lightpoles and walls, media interviews and advertising, and word of mouth.

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Young travellers undeterred by terrorism

Increased terrorist attacks across Europe and, in particular the UK, have failed to scare off young Aussie travellers, who are still leaving our shores in droves.

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State of Origin – the top eight deciders

The 2017 State of Origin series will be another cliffhanger despite Queensland’s decade of dominance.

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Podcast: Talking football – Episode 1

Patrick Staveley sat down with fellow soccer tragic Ben Owusu this week to discuss the big stories from the footballing world over the past month.

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Eels feel the burn as NRL ratifies salary cap penalty

The NRL’s sword has finally fallen, stripping the Parramatta Eels of 12 competition points and imposing a thumping $1 million fine.

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