Dr Atul Gawande
What matters most at the end?
Professor David Cooper
Since diagnosing Australia’s first case of HIV, Professor David Cooper has been at the forefront of HIV treatment and research.
Guy Kawasaki - Tech Innovation Evangelist
The former Apple Chief Evangelist, Guy Kawasaki is now proselytising for an Australian design start-up.
Damien Mander, founder of the International Anti-Poaching...
On the front line in the war against wildlife poaching, Damien Mander is making a difference.
Stephen Parker, The Vice Chancellor of the University of...
Stephen Parker was the lead critic of Federal Government's higher education reforms, which were defeated in the Senate in March.
From Syria to Sydney, a business success story that started in Sue Ismiel's kitchen.
Raelene Castle, Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs CEO
The woman on top at the Bulldogs.
Professor Minote Apte wasn’t able to legally work when she arrived in Australia, but as a medical doctor she wasn't used to being idle. She volunteered in the pathology lab of a local hospital and is now a world leading medical researcher.
The weather man - Dr Rob Vertessy
The Director of the Bureau of Meteorology, Dr Rob Vertessy, says the Bureau is now an "environmental intelligence agency".
Dr Catherine Hamlin’s dynamo CEO: Lucy Perry
Lucy Perry runs Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. It’s an organisation that raises money to fund the remarkable work of Catherine Hamlin, the Australian obstetrician and gynaecologist who’s been changing the lives of women in the East African country since the...
Christian Porter, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime...
A rising star in the Abbott government.
David Pocock, former Wallabies skipper and captain of the...
Commitment. That’s the word to sum up David Pocock’s approach to life both on and off the sports ground.
Murray Fredericks’ photographs of nothing are considered quite something.
Harsha Bhogle, cricket broadcast and writer
Harsha Bhogle is a cricket commentator and writer but it's his appearances on TV in India - the biggest and most cricket-mad country in the world - that have made him famous. Many of his television broadcasts attract a staggering 250-300 million...
Jennifer Robinson, lawyer and Director of Legal Advocacy...
Jennifer Robinson was thrust into the global spotlight when she became the legal advisor to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange. But it’s her long-held interest in Indonesia’s relationship with the province of West Papua that sparked her passion for human...
Jon Kudelka, cartoonist
Jon Kudelka is one of the country's most successful cartoonists. His work appears regularly in The Australian, Sunday Telegraph and the Hobart Mercury.
Brian Owler, Australian Medical Association president
Neurosurgeon and AMA president Brian Owler is continuing to argue against federal government plans to cut Medicare rebates. He talks to Richard Aedy about politics and his passion for medicine.
Jim Thomas, Tenkile Conservation Alliance
Jim Thomas works with local villagers in the Torricelli Mountains of PNG to save the Tenkile – the elusive Scotts Tree Kangaroo known locally as the Tenkile.
Chris Hadfield, astronaut, former commander of the...
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield captured the world’s imagination when he performed David Bowie’s Space Oddity while floating down the International Space Station’s corridors. It was his third space mission and the fulfilment of a dream. He talks...
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