Chris Hill completed a masters degree from Murdoch University with a thesis on the history and development of Balinese painting, and also hold a masters degree in art history from the University of Western Australia.

His book, Survival and Change: Three Generations of Balinese Painters, was published by ANU’s Pandanus Press in 2007.

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Geraldine Doogue is a renowned Australian journalist and broadcaster with a distinguished career in news and current affairs.

She is presenter of the ABC Local Radio program Saturday Extra and ABC Television's Compass. Prior to this, she was the presenter of the ABC Radio National's Life Matters.

In 2000 Geraldine was awarded a Churchill Fellowship for social and cultural reporting. In 2003, she was recognised with an Officer in the Order of Australia for services to the community and media.

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Joanne Carroll was born in Sydney. She now divides her time between Australia and Ireland.

She has an M.Phil. in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin.

Her first book, the two novellas In The Quietness of My Aunt's House and Bad Blood was published by UQP in 1996. Her most recent book, The Italian Romance was published by UQP in 2005.

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Gary Crooke was the senior counsel assisting the Fitzgerald Inquiry into police corruption in Queensland (1987–89), and the senior counsel assisting the Wood Royal Commission into police corruption in New South Wales (1995–97). He was also chairman of the National Crime Authority, and Integrity Commissioner for Queensland, and a consultant to advise on combatting possible police corruption in Victoria. He is now retired.

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Charles Firth is a co-founder of The Chaser, Australia's satirical newspaper.

His TV credits include The Election Chaser (2001), CNNNN: Chaser Non-stop News Network (2002-3), The Chaser Decides (2004) and The Chaser's War on Everything (2006 and 2007).

His latest book is American Hoax published by Pan Macmillan.

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James Button is a freelance journalist and former political speechwriter, and the author of Speechless: A Year In My Father’s Business (Melbourne University Press, 2013).

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Daniel Wynne is a writer, journalist and radio announcer whose work has been published in Best Australian Stories, Voiceworks magazine and Time Off.

He has a Creative Arts degree from Griffith University and enjoys making movies.

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Graeme Gibson has worked extensively as an adult educator and facilitator, primarily in the community services and environment sectors. This came after earlier stretches working in a bank and then mowing lawns.

Writing is an increasing focus, particularly essay, with public issues and nature/ place writing being of special interest. Graeme also presents writing workshops. He is completing a post graduate writing program at Swinburne. 

He has self-published, Beyond Fear and Loathing: local politics at work, a book based on personal experience from where he lives, at Jervis Bay on the NSW south coast. Some of his work is at www.morethanjusttalk.com.au

 

 

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Favel Parrett’s first novel, Past the Shallows (Hachette Australia, 2011), was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin in 2012 and also won the Dobbie Literary Prize and Newcomer of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards. She was awarded the Antarctic Arts Fellowship enabling her to travel to Antarctica to complete research for her second novel, When the Night Comes (Hachette Australia, 2014).

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John Mateer is a poet and writes on contemporary art.

His latest books are Unbelievers, or 'The Moor' (Giramondo, 2013) and Emptiness: Asian Poems 1998–2014 (Fremantle Press, 2014). He has read his work at many international festivals, including PEN International's Free the Word at the Southbank Centre, London.

He curated In Confidence: Reorientations in Contemporary Arts, a major Indian Ocean-focused show for the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.

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