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Waleed Aly

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

Julia Banks

Julia Banks is an author, writer, and leadership consultant, who works across the private, corporate and public sectors, and all levels of government....

Paul Barry

Some journalists might see upsetting the Packers and Murdochs as career suicide, but Paul Barry has built his highly successful and respected career o...

The Hon Peter Beattie

Mr Peter Beattie joined the Australian Rugby League Commission in July 2017 and was Chairman from February 2018 to October 2019. Amongst a wide-ran...

The Hon Julie Bishop

Chancellor Australian National University 38th Foreign Minister of Australia The Hon Julie Bishop is Chancellor of the Australian National Univer...

Anna Bligh

Anna Bligh is a respected Australian leader and former premier of Queensland. Since 2017, she has led the Australian Banking Association through a per...

John Brogden

John Brogden has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) since January 2015. The A...

Bob Brown AM

Bob (Robert James) Brown, was born in 1944 and educated in rural New South Wales, before becoming the captain of Blacktown Boys High School and gradua...

Nick Bryant

During his distinguished career with the BBC, Nick Bryant came to be regarded as one of its finest foreign correspondents and also its leading authori...

Professor The Hon Bob Carr

Former Foreign Minister Bob Carr is also the longest continuously serving Premier in New South Wales history. He served as Minister for Planning an...

Barrie Cassidy

Barrie Cassidy is one of Australia's most experienced political journalists, having covered federal politics since the late 1970s. In the late 1980s, ...

Lee Lin Chin

Television News and Current Affairs Presenter of many years standing with the highly regarded SBS prime time News. Lee Lin Chin possesses a thorough ...

Tasneem Chopra

Tasneem is an experienced Cross Cultural Consultant and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) trainer helping business, not-for-profits and government ...

Rt Hon Helen Clark

Rt Hon Helen Clark was Prime Minister of New Zealand for three successive terms from 1999-2008. She was the first woman to become Prime Minister follo...



Barry Cohen

Barry Cohen admits that what kept him sane through thirty years as a politician, was the funny side of his profession. As a raconteur with a bower bir...

Jeffrey Cole

Jeffrey Cole has been at the forefront of media and communication technology policy issues in both the United States and internationally for the past ...

Geoff Colvin

Geoff is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today's most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist...



Chanel Contos

Chanel Contos founded Teach Us Consent, a grassroots campaign in Australia that exposed how many school students experience and perpetrate sexual viol...

Arne Corneliussen

Arne Elias Corneliussen is a geopolitical advisor who supports business leaders, financial companies and policy makers. He is a political scientist an...

Rev. Tim Costello

Rev Tim Costello is one of Australia's most respected community leaders and a sought after voice on social justice issues, leadership and ethics. T...

Jon Dee

Jon Dee is an award-winning social entrepreneur, broadcaster and campaigner. With 37 years experience, Jon is a high-profile expert in the field of bu...

The Hon. Alexander Downer AC

Alexander Downer retired from politics in 2008 after an amazing 24 years and prior to that was a highly successful career diplomat. In every respect A...

Anton Enus

Anton Enus is an award winning broadcast journalist with more than 20 years of experience. His career spans television, radio and print coverage of in...

Professor Tim Flannery

Prof Tim Flannery is one of the world's most influential environmentalists. An author of best-selling books, presenter for numerous television documen...



Peter Garrett

Labor Member for Kingsford Smith Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Reconciliation and the Arts Peter was elected as the Labor Member for Kingsfor...

Brigid Glanville

Brigid Glanville is a former NSW Political Reporter for ABC television, radio and online. She commenced her new role in May 2019 as Deputy Chief of S...

The Hon. Nick Greiner

Nick Greiner was Premier and Treasurer of New South Wales from 1988-1992. Since his retirement from politics he has been heavily involved in the corpo...

Tim Harcourt

Professor Tim Harcourt is the Industry Professor and Chief Economist at the Institute for Public Policy and Governance (IPPG) at the University of Tec...



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...

David Hill

David Hill is unquestionably one of Australia's most sort after business speakers with experience spanning most industries from Government, the Media,...

The Hon Joe Hockey

With a quick wit, sharp mind and a wealth of international political experience, the Honorable Joe Hockey has become a widely recognized authority on ...

The Hon. John Howard, OM AC SSI

John Winston Howard, born 26 July 1939, served as Australia's Prime Minister between March 1996 and November 2007. He is the nation's second longest ...

Lucy Hughes-Turnbull AO

Lucy Turnbull is an urbanist, businesswoman and philanthropist with a longstanding interest in cities, and technological and social innovation. Fr...

Ronni Kahn AO

Ronni Kahn AO is a South-African born Australian social entrepreneur who founded the food rescue charity OzHarvest. She is a passionate advocate and a...



Patricia Karvelas

Patricia Karvelas is a prominent and highly respected Australian journalist, television and radio host, podcaster, political journalist, and commentat...

The Hon. Paul Keating

Paul Keating is one of the great Australian political leaders. Born in Sydney in 1944, Paul Keating was elected a Member of Parliament for the federal...

The Hon Jeffrey Kennett

The Hon. Jeff Kennett AC entered the Victorian State Parliament in 1977. He served in the Liberal Government in the early 1980's as Minister for Housi...

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

When he retired from the High Court of Australia on 2 February 2009, Michael Kirby was Australia's longest serving judge. He was first appointed in...



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...

Dr Simon Longstaff

Simon Longstaff began his working life on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory of Australia. He is proud of his kinship ties to the Anindilyakwa p...

Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald is host of The Project on Paramount/Ten and a host of ABC's Radio National Breakfast. Outside of Australia he has worked for Chann...

Wendy McCarthy AO

Wendy McCarthy has made her mark on this country in many extraordinary ways. For more than 50 years, she has been on the leading edge of feminism and ...

Kate McClymont

Kate McClymont is one of the country's best-known investigative journalists. She writes for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Kate is a nin...

Mark McGowan

30th Premier of Western Australia 2017-2023 Mark McGowan is the former Premier and Treasurer of Western Australia. Mr McGowan delivered seven state...

Catherine McGregor AM

Catherine McGregor AM is a freelance writer, broadcaster and author. She is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon from which she gradua...

Maxine McKew

Former Journalist, Politician, Author & Keynote Speaker Maxine McKew is an author and Hon Enterprise Professor of the Melbourne Graduate School of ...



Colin McLaren

Colin McLaren is the subject of a film being produced in Australia, of his life. In particular, the film follows the back chapters of his hugely succe...

Lisa Millar

Lisa Millar is the co-host of ABC News Breakfast, a regular on the ABC's popular Back Roads program and the voice of the smash hit show, Muster Dogs. ...

Paul Monk

Paul Monk is a historian, international relations scholar, former senior intelligence analyst (of China, Japan, North and South Korea and Taiwan), a f...

Dr Shireen Morris

Shireen Morris researches, teaches and publishes in constitutional law and constitutional reform, Indigenous constitutional recognition, as well as pu...

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM was a senior Australian public servant. He was Secretary of the Department of the Treasury between March 2011 and December ...

Shane Phillips

"We have to create our own destiny and develop our own tools to do it." Advocate for Aboriginal rights, Shane Phillips is a respected member of the...



The Hon Christopher Pyne

Christopher is Chairman of strategic advisory and public affairs consulting firm Pyne and Partners. Christopher is Chairman of Vision 2020, the na...

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...



Geoffery Robertson, QC

Geoffrey Robertson QC has had a distinguished career as a trial counsel, human rights advocate and United Nations judge. He has appeared in many celeb...

Jennifer Robinson

Jen Robinson is an Australian human rights lawyer at Doughty Street Chambers in London; specialising in human rights, media, public, and international...

Julianne Schultz AM FAHA

Dr Julianne Schultz is Professor Emeritus of Media and Culture at Griffith University's Centre for Social and Cultural Research. Her much acclaimed ne...

Jess Scully

Jess Scully is a national radio broadcaster, author, city-maker and advocate for the creative economy and the role of cities in a fair future. As Depu...

Natasha Stott-Despoja AO

Natasha Stott Despoja AO is an Australian politician, diplomat, gender equality advocate and author. Natasha is a former Senator, political party ...

David Thomas

David Thomas is well known in the Asia Pacific region for his experience, credibility and passion for identifying, building and facilitating business ...

Laura Tingle

The Australian Financial Review's political editor Laura Tingle has spent most of her 35 year career covering federal politics, writing on both econom...

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull

While studying at Sydney University the Hon Malcolm worked as a journalist and continued doing so when he studied at Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. ...

Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts

Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts, a proud Bundjalung Widubul-Wiabul Woman, is a Human Rights advocate, author, and writer with degrees in Law and Social Work....



Don Watson

Don Watson was educated in a country high school and at La Trobe and Monash Universities. After completing a Ph.D in 1976 Don Watson taught history an...

Jay Weatherill

Jay Weatherill served as the 45th Premier of South Australia and is the South Australian Labor Party's longest continuous serving Minister of the Crow...

Tim Wilson

Tim is one of Australia's most challenging opinion makers drawing on strong philosophical principles, backed up with evidence, while maintaining a rea...

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...