Olbrycht-Palmer Media Group (OPMG) is a Sydney-based independent news organisation dedicated to giving readers all sides of a story. We offer analysis on key issues, both national and international, while giving you the power to make up your own mind.

OPMG believes strongly in the role of quality journalism in democracy. This is why we will always remain independent, and put news before profits.

We aim to inspire critical engagement with the world we live in and set the stage for those important conversations.

Think big with news you can trust.

The Team

  • David Olbrycht-Palmer

  • Joseph Olbrycht-Palmer

    Chief Editor

    Joseph is a co-founder of OPMagazine. He is a journalist, public relations consultant and communication student at Western Sydney University, and has a particular interest in geopolitics, political science, and the mechanics behind news. He ran a popular blog on the Ukrainian civil war and social and economic collapse while living in Ukraine and has experience in digital and broadcast journalism.

  • Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer

    Managing Editor

    Mozart is a co-founder of OPMagazine. He is a lawyer, musician and twice graduate of Western Sydney University. He takes an analytical approach, applying strong critical thinking skills to arguments on all side of debates. In his spare time he enjoys Formula One, and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of British sitcoms.

  • Brendan Raymond


    Brendan is a co-founder of OPMagazine. He holds a Bachelor of Music, Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation, and a Diploma in Christian Studies. He enjoys engaging in various topics, and tends to see multiple sides to the same issue. He is an avid reader, writer, and lover of life, and also rather likes spring.

  • Grace Olbrycht-Palmer


  • Dylan Costa


    Dylan Costa is a Communication student majoring in Journalism. His main interests are in the fields of sport and music, but he accepts the challenge of learning new fields. He likes to watch as much NRL, football, cricket, Supercars and darts as possible in his spare time.

  • Elise Sherry


    Elise is currently studying a Bachelor of Communications majoring in creative writing at the University of Technology, Sydney. Whenever she isn't watching a good film, reading a great book, writing, or visiting art museums, she is on the hunt for good, vintage wines.

  • Greg Dewberry


    Greg has worked in the security industry since 1996, and has been Operational Security Officer at the Sydney Opera House since 2004. He formerly worked in customer service in retail banking. He has qualifications in risk management and workplace health & safety. He is influenced by the likes of Larry Pickering, Mark Latham, and Kirralie Smith.

  • Matilda Elliott


    Matilda is a current Bachelor of Communication student majoring in journalism. She has a keen passion for anything music-related, and a special soft spot for David Bowie. Curious and wanting to find out as much as she can about a certain topic is something Matilda really enjoys, as well as hula-hooping and off-beat humour.

  • Sam Elliott


    Sam is a communications student majoring in journalism. She loves nothing more than experiencing music — be it through earphones or at gigs, Sam is always on the lookout for new and exciting artists. Sam is a cheerleader with an excited and joyous personality paired with a relaxed demeanour who loves a laugh.

  • Yiannis Chambers

    Director, Week in Brief

    Yiannis is a co-founder of OPMagazine. He is a current Diploma at Law student, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Games Development from the University of Technology, Sydney. His interests range from politics to programming, and everything in between. He enjoys a good argument, Celtic music, and mediocre impersonations.

  • Dylan Zardain


    Dylan is a Communications student who loves learning about everything and anything. He enjoys writing and has knowledge of a wide range of topics. Dylan is always researching new things and finding ways to expand his knowledge.