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Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly is a broadcaster, author, academic, musician and one of Australia’s most respected and versatile media talents. He is co-host of network TE...

Monica Attard

Monica Attard spent 28 years at the ABC, working across radio and television. She was the ABC's Russia correspondent at possibly the best time in mode...

Julia Baird

Julia Baird is a journalist, broadcaster and author based in Sydney, Australia. She hosts The Drum on ABCTV and writes columns for the Sydney Morning ...

The Hon Peter Beattie

Peter Beattie was the 36th Premier of Queensland for nine years and leader of the Australian Labor Party in that state for eleven and a half years. Hi...

Allen Blewitt

Allen Blewitt was global Chief Executive of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) from December 2003 until September 2008, based...

Nick Bryant

Nick Bryant served as a BBC correspondent in Washington and South Asia before arriving in Sydney in 2006, where he was the BBC Australia correspondent...

David Bussau, AM

David Bussau is a pioneer of microfinance, having founded Opportunity International Australia and co-founded the Opportunity International Network. ...

Annabel Crabb

Annabel Crabb is a writer and broadcaster with the ABC. She is the host of the popular, long-running political cooking show Kitchen Cabinet and recent...

Alan Dupont

Professor Alan Dupont is one of Australia's best known strategists, Asianists and thought leaders with an established international reputation for his...

Amanda Ellis

Amanda Ellis is Deputy Secretary for the International Development Group, managing New Zealand's international aid and development program and advisin...

Stan Grant

Stan Grant is the Indigenous Affairs Editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and special advisor to the Prime Minister on Indigenous consti...

Eleanor Hall

Eleanor Hall is the voice of ABC radio current affairs at lunchtime. She hosts the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's award winning daily lunchtim...

Dr John Hewson OA

Dr Hewson is an economic and financial expert with experience in academia, business, government, media and the financial system. He has worked as an e...

Sohail Inayatullah

Professor Sohail Inayatullah is a political scientist/futurist at Tamkang University, Taiwan and the University of the Sunshine Coast. He also co-teac...



Peter Irvine

Managing Director of Gloria Jean's Coffees, Peter Irvine has a background in advertising. Peter joined Australia's third largest advertising agency...

David Irvine OA

“Companies can thrive if they pay attention to their surrounding circumstance” An Australian at the cutting edge of global trends affecting societi...

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly is the author of six successful books. The Unmaking of Gough (1976), later titled The Dismissal (1982), The Hawke Ascendancy (1984), The En...

Peter Khalil

Peter Khalil is a consultant for Hawker Britton and also holds the position of a non-resident Adjunct Associate Professor at the Centre for Internatio...

Susan Latimore

Susanne Latimore is Australia's most experienced 24 hour television news presenter. As part of the team that launched Sky News in Australia, Susanne h...

The Rt Hon Helen Liddell

Helen Liddell arrived in Australia to take up her position as British High Commissioner, on July 8 2005 to news of the London bombings. A former Cabi...

David Marshall

David Marshall is one of the National Capital's high profile business leaders, having headed up Canberra's Austereo stations FM104.7 and 2CA for six y...

James McGregor

James McGregor is an American author, journalist and businessman who has lived in China for more than 20 years. He is a senior counselor for APCO Worl...



John Peters

John Peters came to the world's attention in January 1991, when his bruised and battered face flashed onto television screens around the world. O...

His Excellency Dr.Jose Ramos-Horta

Before serving his country as President, Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta was known internationally as a peacemaker. In exile from his country for the better part...



Ben Roberts-Smith

Ben Roberts-­‐Smith served with distinction in the Australian Army and Special Air Service Regiment. His service spans over 19 years and include...

Jacinta Tynan

As well as being one of Australia's most experienced news presenters (currently with Sky News Australia), Jacinta is also a successful author and colu...

Professor Michael Wesley

Michael Wesley is Professor of International Affairs and Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. He has pub...



Jason Yat-sen Li

Jason has an Arts/Law degree with first class honours from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Law from New York University Law School, where he...