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Baker Paul Allam07/23/14
Paul Allam has been a chef and baker for over 18 years. Along with his business partner David McGuiness he has established Bourke Street Bakery in Sydney, a successful bakery and cafe with multiple locations. He's also opened an eatery in Sydney and...
The woman who changed her brain - Barbara Arrowsmith Young
Barbara Arrowsmith Young overcame her own significant learning disabilities and went on to create a program for students based on neuroscience research. She created a suite of cognitive exercises designed to strengthen specific functions of the brain.
Stephen Cleobury CBE is Director of Music of the Choir of King's College Cambridge. The Choir are in Australia and are about to embark on a national tour with Musica Viva.
Andrew Solomon is a writer and activist working on politics, culture and psychology. He writes regularly for the New Yorker, Newsweek, and the Guardian. He is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Cornell University and Special Adviser on LGBT Affairs to Yale...
Lord Norman Fowler
Lord Norman Fowler is a former British Member of Parliament. He was a member of Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet for eleven years from 1979 until 1990. For six years he was Secretary of State for Health and Social Security. In 1986 he led the high-profile...
Professor Kathleen Burk
Kathleen Burk is Professor Emerita of Modern and Contemporary History at University College London. Her most recent book is "Old World, New World - the Story of Britain and America" about the history of relations between Britain and America from 1497...
Hetti Perkins is an art curator, currently resident curator at Bangarra Dance Theatre, creative director of the Corroboree Sydney festival, and curatorial advisor to the City of Sydney on the Eora Journey - Recognition in the Public Domain project....
Actress Miranda Otto
Miranda Otto is an Australian actress known for her film roles in the second and third installment Peter Jackson's films "The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers" and "The Return of the King", and for her numerous performances in Australian films...
Wesley Enoch is a renowned Australian playwright and director for the stage. He is the current Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company. He has directed numerous works for the major State Theatre Companies in Australia including the plays...
Social psychologist and author Adam Alter
Adam Alter is the author of "Drunk Tank Pink (And other unexpected forces that shape how we think, feel and behave)" (2014). In the book he discusses his research about the everyday cues that subconsciously transform and inform our behaviour. He's...
Professor Gordian Fulde
Professor Fulde is Director of Emergency Services at St Vincent's Hospital Darlinghurst in Sydney. He is an active media spokesperson on alcohol and drugs in the community and the issues and implications that arise from their abuse.
Rabia Siddique is a Criminal and human rights lawyer, a retired British Army officer, published author and mother of triplets. In a terrifying ordeal that garnered worldwide attention she assisted with the rescue of two SAS soldiers from Iraqi...
Dr Tom Calma AO
Dr Tom Calma AO is is an Aboriginal elder who has been involved in Indigenous affairs at a local, community, state, national and international level and worked in the public sector for 40 years. He is currently on a number of boards and committees...
American History Professor Jack Rakove
Rakove is William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies at Stanford. A professor of political science and, by courtesy, law, he is one of the most distinguished historians of the early American republic. He is an author and a...
Gabriel Gate is one of Australian television's best known and most loved faces. A TV cooking show pioneer, he is also the author of over twenty hugely successful cookery books, and for the last ten years his "Taste le Tour" segment has brought the...
Vale Mary Rodgers, composer
Mary Rodgers was a composer and songwriter most famous for the musical "Once Upon a Mattress". That show helped launch the career of Carol Burnett and it has been staged hundreds of times all over the world. Mary's father was acclaimed musical theatre...
David Leser is an award winning journalist and author and is one of the most highly regarded feature writers in Australia. He has become widely known for his intimate, psychological portraits of politicians, business leaders, musicians and writers....
Director Mark Gaal
Mark Gaal is a director of opera, musical theatre and plays. He is the director of "The Chimney Sweep", an obscure opera written by Antonio Salieri and being produced by Pinchgut Opera in Sydney. Mark Gaal has directed plays for Sydney Theatre...
Professor Margaret MacMillan
Professor MacMillan is a world renown and respected historian and author. She is Professor of International History at St. Antony's College at the University of Oxford where she is also Warden of St. Antony's College. Her books include "Peacmakers -...
Writer Kate Forsyth
Kate Forsyth is an Australian writer of fiction for adults and children. Her writing is often inspired by traditional fairy tales and folk stories. She is an internationally bestselling author of more than thirty books, including "The Witches of...
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