About Glynis Quinlan

Glynis Quinlan is a journalist, public relations practitioner and trainer in writing skills who loves travel, photography and movies.

Glynis hails from the small country town of Kempsey on the mid North Coast of NSW and has lived in Canberra for the past 13 years (with stints in Maitland, London and Sydney before that).

Her working career began as a journalist for rural newspapers before she moved on to become a press secretary working for three different ministers in the NSW Government.

After that she worked in public relations including roles in both the business and not-for-profit sectors. From there, Glynis moved into adult education, teaching Military Communications at ADFA and Advanced Diplomas in Journalism and Public Relations at CIT.

Throughout her career, Glynis has continued to work as a freelance journalist, writing for publications such as The Australian and Vacations & Travel Magazine.

Glynis has been working part-time for Region Media for the past two years while also facilitating full-day effective writing courses for public servants.

She loves writing and believes the region has many great stories to tell.

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Tributes flow after Mogo Zoo’s ‘very wise’ silverback gorilla dies suddenly
Mogo Zoo is in mourning after its beautiful silverback gorilla Kibabu died suddenly on Saturday (25 August). Tributes are flowing in from interstate and around the world for the 41-year-old primate, described as “a very wise soul” by the zoo’s owner Sally Padey. Kibabu’s death was unexpected, with Ms Padey telling About Regional that he hadn’t been sick and didn’t...
Federation home on the market in the gateway to the Snowy Mountains
A character-filled federation home believed to have once been a blacksmith’s house offers an affordable option for those looking for a property in the gateway to the Snowy Mountains. The three-bedroom home at 1 Mulach Street, Cooma, is on the market for $390,000 and features original pressed ceilings, rose light surrounds, original open fireplaces and leadlight feature windows. Listing agent...
Pop Culture beats through Floriade 2018 in Canberra
Arts & Culture
The flowers have started blooming, the volunteers are getting ready and the fences at Commonwealth Park are up as preparations get into full swing for the start of Floriade on September 15. This year’s 30-day festival promises to take visitors on a trip down memory lane through the theme of Pop Culture. Icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson...
Viral video celebrates life and reflects on loss following Milton bushfire
A moving video told from the point of view of a premature baby boy fighting for his life is going viral as it honours the firefighters who fought to protect the family’s South Coast home and save their “new beginning”. The at times gut-wrenching video begins by tracing the story of the Paewhenua family as they tried to overcome the...
Original station master’s cottage for sale in a village once the haunt of bushrangers
On the market in a NSW village which was once the haunt of bushrangers and home to Banjo Paterson is one of Australia’s few remaining station master’s cottages. Located about an hour’s drive from Canberra along the Barton Highway, is the heritage-listed Binalong home, which was built in 1876 and lovingly restored in the last few years. While other station...
‘Tweenhills Chestnuts’ – home, orchards and business for sale 30 minutes from Canberra
If you love the smell of roasting chestnuts and like the idea of a rural lifestyle with income-producing orchards, then a home and property for sale in Hoskinstown presents a rare opportunity. ‘Tweenhills Chestnuts’ at 89 Pollack Road is just 30 minutes’ drive from Canberra and is well-known locally for its farm gate sales, its ‘pick your own’ offerings and...
Woman charged with elderly mother’s murder in Southern Highlands’ nursing home
A woman has been charged with murdering her elderly mother in a Southern Highlands' aged care facility on the weekend. About 9.35 pm on Sunday (August 5), police were called to an aged care facility in Bundanoon after the death of a 92-year-old woman at the facility. Officers from The Hume Police District made inquiries and at about 10.30 am...
Four-bedroom Captains Flat home comes with mature pines, mountain air and its own rehabilitated mine site
A four-bedroom home for sale in Captains Flat comes with the attractions of crisp mountain air, mature pine trees, a village lifestyle – and its own rehabilitated mine site. With a price guide of between $600,000 and $650,000, ‘Mikulov’ is a former mines office for the Lake George Mining Company and is truly a one-of-a-kind property steeped in local mining...
Toad and Mandy, our region’s newest celebrities talk to About Regional
Two down-to-earth dairy farmers from Candelo, south-west of Bega, have became the region’s newest celebrities when they won House Rules – a “life-changing” event which has given them a healthy bank balance and a fully renovated home. Last Monday night, Toad and Mandy took out the grand final win in the sixth season of Channel Seven’s hit program, House Rules...
Dash-cam footage reveals frighteningly close call on Monaro Highway
In an effort to highlight dangerous driving occurring “every single week”, a Cooma woman has released dash-cam footage of a frighteningly close call when a ute is faced with an overtaking car travelling right into its path on the Monaro Highway. The incident captured dramatically on camera took place around 5 pm on Tuesday (July 31) and shows the ute...
French-provincial inspired home for sale in rural Hall village
A six-bedroom French-provincial inspired home is on the market in the small ACT village of Hall. The large and stylish family residence is a rare offering with only a few properties coming onto the market each year in the village of just 270 people. Surrounded by open country, Hall tends to be a sought-after address as it combines the attractions...
Southern Highlands homestead for sale among green pastures, woodlands and waterways
Sitting among green pastures, woodlands and meandering waterways deep in the Southern Highlands is a stylish white homestead with a full range of modern conveniences and features. Located in the vicinity of the hidden ‘ghost town’ of Joadja with all its intrigue, the attractive property at 74 Jacks Valley Road offers the delights of panoramic rural views, a stunning backdrop...
Stunning resort-style home with beach access and extensive views for sale in Bermagui
A stunning resort-style home with direct access to Moorhead Beach and extensive ocean views is on the market in Bermagui. The home at 1 Narira Street sits on 2,129 square metres of land and has a private beachfront position. On the market for $1,780,000, it comes with a self-contained two-bedroom apartment and an attractive swimming pool. Listing agent Julie Rutherford...
Two-storey Goulburn home backing reserve offers spacious entertaining, pool and parents retreat
A spacious two-storey home backing onto a reserve is on the market in Goulburn and offers the attractions of a parents retreat, a heated swimming pool and a large outdoor entertaining area. The four-bedroom two-bathroom home at 15 Angela Place is set on a large 1,169 square metre block of land and has been designed with comfortable family living in...