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Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer AM is an author, journalist and broadcaster who has anchored programs for ABC TV, Network Ten, Channel 9, Sky News and Radio 2UE.

Renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice, and commitment to equality, she also has a wicked sense of humour.

Currently, she works as a weekly columnist for Fairfax, presentation trainer for Outspoken Women and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, and media trainer at Spicer Communications. She appears regularly as a commentator on ABC TV and Channel 9.

Tracey is the national co-founder of Women in Media, Outspoken Women and NOW Australia, and works as a presentation and media trainer for the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

In 2018, she was named one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence, and Agenda Setter of the Year by Women’s Agenda. She was also awarded an Order of Australia for her 30 years of media and charity work.

Tracey has written, produced and presented documentaries for NGOs in Bangladesh, Kenya, Uganda, Papua New Guinea and India, and the National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia. She is an Ambassador for ActionAid, World Vision, NSW Cancer Council, QUT’s Learning Potential Fund and SISTER2sister, and Patron of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance.

Her first book, The Good Girl Stripped Bare, became a bestseller within weeks of publication in 2017, while her TEDx Talk, The Lady Stripped Bare, has attracted more than five million views.

Tracey’s essays have appeared in dozens of books including Women of Letters, She’s Having a Laugh, Father Figures, Unbreakable, and Bewitched & Bedevilled: Women Write the Gillard Years.

She is currently working on a book and documentary about the #metoo movement, which she spearheaded in Australia through award-winning investigative journalism.

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