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Add Abdi Aden

Abdi Aden

Abdi grew up in Mogadishu until the outbreak of Somalia’s devastating civil war separated […]
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Add Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot is not only the Academy Award winning animator of Harvie Krumpet, but […]
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Add Alice Pung

Alice Pung

Alice Pung is an award-winning author, journalist, lawyer and educator from Melbourne. Her non-fiction […]
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Add Alice Zavslasky

Alice Zaslavsky

Alice Zaslavsky has made a career out of crafting connections through food, as teacher, […]
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Add Ally Watson

Ally Watson

Ally Watson is the founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl, a social […]
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Add Amal Awad

Amal Awad

Amal Awad is a journalist, screenwriter and author. She is a columnist for SBS […]
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Add Andrew Rule

Andrew Rule

Crime and racing is his beat. Writing and speaking is his craft. Since starting […]
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Add Angela Pippos

Angela Pippos

Angela Pippos is a journalist, presenter, producer, documentary-maker, author and one half of Her […]
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Add Anna Goldsworthy

Anna Goldsworthy

Anna Goldsworthy is a prize-winning classical pianist and writer. She an engaging speaker and […]
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Add Anna Krien

Anna Krien

Anna Krien is the author of Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport, Into the Woods: […]
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Add Anne Edmonds

Anne Edmonds

Anne Edmonds is one of Australia’s most exciting new stand up, character and banjo-playing […]
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Add Arabella Forge

Arabella Forge

Arabella Forge is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), television presenter and food writer. She […]
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Add Belinda Hawkins

Belinda Hawkins

Belinda Hawkins has reported on national and international events for ABC TV and SBS […]
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Add Ben Cryan

Ben Cryan

Ben Cryan achieved the unachievable. After falling from his surfboard onto a coral reef […]
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Add Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law writes books, TV screenplays, columns, essays and feature journalism. Most recently, Ben […]
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Add Beverley Wang

Beverley Wang

Beverley Wang is a broadcaster and journalist based in Melbourne. Her journalism experience ranges […]
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Add Bri Lee Sydney-based writer and author Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee

Bri Lee is a Sydney-based author, freelance writer, and speaker. After graduating from the […]
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Add Brook McCarthy

Brook McCarthy

Brook McCarthy is a digital marketing trainer and business coach with 15 years’ experience […]
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Add Bryan Dawe

Bryan Dawe

From the grim educational pickings of working class Port Adelaide in the 1950’s and […]
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Add Cameron Daddo

Cameron Daddo

For the actor a good chunk of time is spent auditioning for parts. For everyone […]
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Add Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. Her first book, a […]
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Celeste Liddle

Celeste Liddle is an Arrernte woman, an opinion writer, a trade unionist and public […]
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Add Chris Turney

Chris Turney

Chris is an Australian and British professor of Earth science and author of three […]
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Add Claire Dunn

Claire Dunn

Claire Dunn is a writer, educator, journalist and barefoot explorer. Claire worked for many […]
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Add Claire Madden

Claire Madden

Claire Madden is a social researcher, media commentator, keynote presenter, TEDx speaker, business consultant, […]
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Add Clare Bowditch

Clare Bowditch

Clare Bowditch is one of Australia’s most successful ARIA Award-winning songwriters, a Logie-nominated actor […]
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Add Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford is a Melbourne based writer, speaker and feminist thinker. She is the […]
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Add Damon Young

Damon Young

Dr Damon Young is a philosopher and writer. He is the author/editor of twelve […]
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Add Daniel Witthaus

Daniel Witthaus

Daniel Witthaus has spent the past two decades challenging homophobia one cuppa at a […]
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Add Danny Blay

Danny Blay

Danny Blay is a policy advisor and trainer preventing family violence and violence against […]
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Add Danny Katz

Danny Katz

Danny Katz is a Canadian-born author and newspaper columnist who writes for The Age, […]
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Add David Astle

David Astle

Renowned as the “Sergeant Pepper of cryptic crosswords,” David Astle is the Dictionary Guy […]
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Add David Hunt

David Hunt

David Hunt is a writer, satirist and historian. He is the author of Girt: […]
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Add David Nyuol Vincent

David Nyuol Vincent

David Nyuol Vincent is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. He was trained […]
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Add Deng Adut

Deng Adut

Deng Adut is an internationally renowned criminal lawyer, a community leader, refugee, author and […]
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Add Donna Campisi

Donna Campisi

Donna Campisi is an adventurer at heart. She’s an inspiring speaker, author, blogger, and […]
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Add Arne Rubenstein

Dr Arne Rubinstein

Dr Arne Rubinstein has been working with teenagers and their families for over 30 […]
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Add Dr Leslie Cannold

Dr Leslie Cannold

Dr Leslie Cannold is an author, teacher, ethicist and commentator. Her book What, No […]
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Add Dr Matt Beard

Dr Matt Beard

Dr Matt Beard is a dad, husband and moral philosopher with an academic background […]
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Add Dr Michael Hewitt-Gleeson

Dr Michael Hewitt-Gleeson

Dr Michael Hewitt-Gleeson is the Principal of the School of Thinking (SOT). He is […]
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Add Susan Carland

Dr Susan Carland

Dr Susan Carland is an academic, author, and social commentator. She has a PhD […]
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Add Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie

Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie

Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie has been playfully preparing humans for the future since 2003. A […]
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Add Randa Abdel-Fattah

Dr. Randa Abdel-Fattah

Dr. Randa Abdel-Fattah is a prominent Australian author, academic, human rights advocate, former lawyer […]
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Add Eddie Ayres

Eddie Ayres

Eddie Ayres is a musical adventurer, teacher, writer, broadcaster and transgender man. He was […]
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Add Eddie Perfect

Eddie Perfect

Eddie Perfect is one of Australia’s most diverse, respected and prolific writer/composer/performers, having made […]
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Add Esther Mackay

Esther McKay

Esther Mckay is a retired forensic investigator, bestselling author and social justice campaigner. She […]
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Add Frances Whiting

Frances Whiting

Frances Whiting is Queensland’s best-known and best-loved newspaper columnist. For five years her weekly […]
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Add George Megalogenis

George Megalogenis

George Megalogenis is one of Australia’s leading political and economic thinkers. He is an […]
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Add Georgie Stone

Georgie Stone

Georgie Stone is a transgender advocate who has overcome prejudice, bullying, and legal barriers […]
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Add Mary Delahunty

Hon Mary Delahunty GAICD

Mary Delahunty has a strong and respected voice in public affairs, media and the […]
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Add Jacinta Parsons

Jacinta Parsons

Jacinta Parsons is a broadcaster, radio maker, writer and public speaker who currently co-hosts […]
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Add Jamila Rizvi

Jamila Rizvi

Jamila Rizvi is an author, presenter and political commentator. She is Editor-at-Large for the […]
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Add Jane Caro speaker

Jane Caro

Jane Caro AM, is a Walkley Award winning Australian columnist, author, novelist, broadcaster, advertising […]
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Add Jane Clifton

Jane Clifton

Jane Clifton is a genuine show-business all-rounder. Actress, singer and, more recently, published crime […]
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Add Jane Elms

Jane Elms

The modern world is full of stressful complexities which often seem overwhelming and contribute […]
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Add Jane Gilmore

Jane Gilmore

Jane Gilmore was the founding editor of The King’s Tribune, which started as a […]
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Add Jane Gleeson-White

Jane Gleeson-White

Jane Gleeson-White is freelance writer and speaker based in Sydney. She has an honours […]
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Add Jason Ball

Jason Ball

Jason Ball is the 2017 Young Australian of the Year for Victoria, best known […]
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Add Jess Hill

Jess Hill

Jess Hill is an investigative journalist who has written and researched domestic abuse since […]
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Add Jesse Fink

Jesse Fink

Jesse Fink has worked in journalism and publishing for over 20 years in various […]
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Add Jill Stark

Jill Stark

With a passion for equality, social justice and mental health, Jill Stark is fascinated […]
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Add Jirra Lulla Harvey

Jirra Lulla Harvey

Koorie woman, adventurer and strategist, Jirra Lulla Harvey provides an optimistic vision for the […]
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John Marsden

John Marsden is the author of titles including So Much to Tell You, Letters […]
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Add Judy Horacek

Judy Horacek

Judy Horacek is an award winning Australian cartoonist, children’s book illustrator and writer, known […]
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Add Justin Heazlewood

Justin Heazlewood

Justin Heazlewood is an award-winning triple-threat of writer, musician & comedian. As The Bedroom […]
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Add Kate James

Kate James

Kate James is an author, coach and mindfulness teacher who helps her clients discover […]
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Add Kate McLennan

Kate McLennan

Kate McLennan is an award-winning comedian, actress and writer. Her recent projects include co-writing […]
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Add Khadija Glba

Khadija Gbla

Differences in culture and background are simply that – differences. Not better or worse, […]
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Add Lauren Burns

Lauren Burns

Lauren Burns created sporting history by winning the first Olympic gold medal for Taekwondo […]
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Add Linda Jaivin

Linda Jaivin

Linda Jaivin is one of Australia’s most versatile writers. The author of eleven books, […]
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Add Luke Ablett

Luke Ablett

Luke Ablett is a former AFL player. He played 133 games with the Sydney […]
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Add Luke Atkins

Luke Atkins

Luke Atkins is an ultra-endurance runner and personal safety expert. Luke has represented Australia […]
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Add Luke Ryan

Luke Ryan

Luke Ryan is a Melbourne-based writer, comedian and two-time cancer survivor. His first book, […]
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Add Luke Kennedy

Luke S. Kennedy

Luke S. Kennedy was formerly an obese alcoholic and drug addict. He was leader […]
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Add Maggie Hamilton

Maggie Hamilton

Author and researcher Maggie Hamilton writes books and for magazines; gives frequent talks and […]
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Add Maria Katsonis

Maria Katsonis

Maria Katsonis is a Public Policy Fellow at the University of Melbourne where she […]
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Add Mariam Issa

Mariam Issa

Speaker, author, storyteller, community builder. At age 30, Mariam Issa moved to a suburb […]
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Add Mariam Veiszadeh

Mariam Veiszadeh

Mariam Veiszadeh is a lawyer, diversity & inclusion practitioner, advocate and a social commentator, […]
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Add Mark Dobson

Mark Dobson

Mark Dobson has mentored communities of elite performers for over 20 years. He has […]
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Add Mark Isaacs

Mark Isaacs

Mark Isaacs is a writer, a community worker, a campaigner for social justice, and […]
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Add Mark McCrindle

Mark McCrindle

Mark McCrindle is an award-winning social researcher, best-selling author, TedX speaker and influential thought […]
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Add Matt Wicking environmentalist

Matt Wicking

A creative and inspiring speaker, Matt  Wicking is a long-time advocate for environmental and […]
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Maxine McKew

Maxine McKew has a background in journalism and politics. For many years she was […]
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Add Michael Robotham

Michael Robotham

Michael Robotham is an internationally celebrated crime writer whose books have been translated into […]
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Add Michelle Gallaher

Michelle Gallaher

Michelle Gallaher is a Melbourne-based award winning entrepreneur, author and advocate for the Australian […]
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Add Michelle Law

Michelle Law

Michelle Law is a writer and actor based in Sydney, Australia. She writes for […]
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Add Mike Rolls

Mike Rolls

For Mike Rolls, adversity is a part of life, it’s not a question of […]
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Add Nakkiah Lui

Nakkiah Lui

Nakkiah Lui is a writer/actor and Gamillaroi/Torres Strait Islander woman. She was a cowriter […]
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Add Nevo Zisin

Nevo Zisin

Nevo Zisin is a Jewish, queer, non-binary activist, public speaker and author of Finding […]
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Add Nick Bracks

Nick Bracks

Nick Bracks is a mental health advocate who speaks candidly on his struggle with […]
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Nyadol Nyuon

Nyadol Nyuon is a lawyer, community advocate, writer, and accomplished public speaker. Nyadol Nyuon […]
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Add Peter Charleston

Peter Charleston

Counselling and Coaching Psychologist Expert in blending professional and personal development B.A., Grad. Dip. […]
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Add Phil Barker

Phil Barker

Phil Barker is the author of The Revolution of Man, a manifesto for a […]
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Add Rabia Siddique

Rabia Siddique

Rabia Siddique is an international humanitarian lawyer, retired British Army senior officer, former war […]
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Add Rachel Berger comedian

Rachel Berger

Rachel Berger is one of Australia’s most highly regarded, adept, and adaptive comedic talents, […]
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Add Rebekah Robertson

Rebekah Robertson

Rebekah Robertson is an advocate for transgender rights and the mother of Georgie Stone. […]
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Add Ruth Clare

Ruth Clare

Ruth Clare is a Melbourne-based author and speaker. Her memoir Enemy: A Daughter’s Story […]
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Add Sally Morris

Sally Morris

Sally Morris is on a mission to prevent suicide and improve the mental health […]
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Add Sally Rugg

Sally Rugg

Sally Rugg is the Executive Director of Change.org, Australia’s largest social change platform. Sally […]
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Add Sally Warhaft

Sally Warhaft

Sally Warhaft is a Melbourne broadcaster, anthropologist and writer and the host of the […]
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Add Samantha Floreani Code Like A Girl

Samantha Floreani

As Program Director at Code Like a Girl, Samantha Floreani plays a key role […]
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Add Samantha Gash

Samantha Gash

Authentic. Personable. Empowering. Marathon runner Samantha Gash’s heartfelt story brings people on a journey […]
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Add Sami Shah

Sami Shah

Sami Shah is a multi-award winning writer, comedian and the co-host of Breakfast on […]
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Add Sammy J

Sammy J

Sammy J is an award-winning comedian, writer and musician. A proud nerd, he abandoned […]
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Add Sean Dooley

Sean Dooley

Sean Dooley has written for TV comedies like Full Frontal, Hamish and Andy and […]
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Add Sean Fyfe

Sean Fyfe

Sean Fyfe’s career achievements include being the Tennis Australia National Academy Women’s Coach and […]
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Add Shelley Ware

Shelley Ware

Shelley Ware is a proud Yankunytjatjara and Wirangu woman from Adelaide, South Australia, who […]
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Add Sian Prior

Sian Prior

Sian Prior is probably best known as an ABC radio presenter, a columnist and […]
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Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country: A memoir of Exile and […]
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Add Tammy Van Wisse

Tammy van Wisse

Tammy van Wisse is sheer inspiration. She has swum one-and-a-half times around the planet, […]
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Add Tanya Ha

Tanya Ha

Tanya Ha is an award-winning environmentalist, best-selling author, broadcaster, science journalist and sustainable living […]
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Tara Moss

Tara Moss is an author, journalist, TV documentary presenter, speaker, human rights advocate and […]
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Add Tasneem Chopra

Tasneem Chopra

A cross-cultural consultant, Tasneem Chopra has recently been appointed an Anti-Racism Champion by the […]
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Tim Costello

Rev Tim Costello directs Ethical Voice and is one of Australia’s most respected community […]
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Add Tommy Dassalo

Tommy Dassalo

With his youthful exuberance, charming storytelling and wickedly sharp turn-of-phrase, Tommy Dassalo has fast […]
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Add Tony Nicholls

Tony Nicholls

Tony Nicholls is an accomplished live broadcast journalist who has held roles over the […]
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Add Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson has worked as a professional MC and speaker for more than fifteen […]
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Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer AM is a multiple Walkley Award winning author, journalist and broadcaster who […]
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Tristan Miller

Tristan Miller has had an incredible story, for such a regular guy. He dealt […]
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Add Vanessa Doake

Vanessa Doake

Vanessa is a co-founder & COO of Code Like a Girl, a social enterprise driving […]
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Add Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Author, academic, broadcaster, rock musician, former human rights lawyer and AFL mascot, Waleed Aly […]
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Add Zoya Patel

Zoya Patel

Zoya Patel is a writer and editor, who has been vocal on issues relating […]
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