Speakers Profile - Andrew Denton

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Andrew Denton is an award-winning writer, performer and producer. His TV programs include The Money or the Gun, Enough Rope, Election Chaser, CNNNN, Hungry Beast and The Gruen Transfer.

He pioneered documentaries on difficult subjects done in a different way including The Year of the Patronising Bastard, about disability, and Angels & Demons about mental illness.

His 17-part podcast series about voluntary euthanasia, Better Off Dead, released in 2016, went to the top of the iTunes charts.

It was followed by a second, 13-part, series, released in 2021. Both have been extensively referenced in parliamentary debates and have helped inform more compassionate end-of-life laws in Australia.