Midday with Margaret Throsby
Mark Carnegie is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the chief benefactor of Carnegie Conversations, a series of talks at the Sydney Opera House by some of Australia's leading thinkers. In 2010, he founded Carnegie & Co., a seed capital fund...
Fiona Hall is a leading Australian artist, with a career spanning four decades. She started off working with photography in the 1970s, but transitioned to using a wide range of art forms throughout the 1980s and beyond, including video, painting, and...
Professor Sarah Whatmore
Sarah Whatmore is Professor of Environment and Public Policy and Head of the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford. She was recipient of the Cuthbert Peek award in 2003 for 'innovative contributions to the understanding...
Dr Sarah Maguire
Dr Sarah Maguire is the director of the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders.
Paul West is a celebrity chef who hosts the popular Lifestyle Channel program River Cottage Australia.
Mary Myerscough is a mathematician, whose research transcends the boundaries between maths and biology. She is currently focusing her efforts on applying mathematical modeling to the study of honey bee behaviour, to help us understand more about why...
Helena Norberg-Hodge is a linguist and environmentalist. She is the founding director of Local Future, a non-profit organisation focused on promoting a systemic shift from economic globalisation towards localism.
Katherine Boo is an American investigative journalist. She is the author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity (Scribe).
Les Carlyon AC
Les Carlyon AC is a multi award-winning Australian journalist and author, best known for his 2001 book Gallipoli (Pan Macmillan), which has sold over 100,000 copies.
Wendy Ellis Somes
Wendy Ellis Somes is a British ballet producer and a former principal dancer with London's Royal Ballet.
Bruce Spence is a New Zealand born, Australian-based actor, known for his portrayal of a range of unique characters that have featured in Hollywood blockbusters, small-scale theatre productions, and video games.
Christopher Allen is an art historian, critic, and educator. He is Senior Master in Academic Extension at Sydney Grammar School, and National Art Critic for The Australian newspaper. Allen is the author of several books, including Art in Australia:...
Caroline O'Connor is an award winning actress, who has performed on Broadway, the West End, and at the Sydney Opera House, in some of musical theatre's most iconic roles.
Max Emanuel Cencic
Max Emanuel Cencic is a Croatian-born countertenor, currently based in Austria. He is the headline act at this year's Brisbane Baroque festival.
Paul Curran is a Scottish-born, Australian trained opera director, whose work has been staged in over 25 cities throughout the world. His recent production of Handel's Faramondo is the centrepiece for Brisbane Baroque 2015.
Nana Mouskouri is a Greek singer, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and former member of the European Parliament. She is fluent in six languages, and is one of the most successful female vocalists of all time, having sold over 300 million albums worldwide.
Bob Hawke was Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 until 1991, making him Labor's longest-serving Prime Minister. He was President of the ACTU from 1970-1980. In 2009 he helped establish the Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding at the...
Michael Nest is an award winning author and researcher, whose work focuses on mining sector governance and anti-corruption. His career has taken him to countries as varied as Somalia, East Timor, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Dena Kaye is a journalist, author, poet, and the daughter of American entertainer and UNICEF ambassador Danny Kaye (January 18, 1911 - March 3, 1987).
John Pickrell is an award winning science journalist. He is editor of Australian Geographic, and author of Flying Dinosaurs: how fearsome reptiles became birds.
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