Current Affairs Speakers

Deborah Knight

Deborah Knight is one of the rare talents in the Australian media, successfully combining a Network Presenting role with reporting, and live coverage, of some of the biggest national and international news stories. Her ability to quickly grasp new subject matter is reflected in her varied roles at the national broadcaster, from rural reporting, to Triple J, and hosting the prestigious AM and Break ...

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Desmond Tutu

Imagine… a world committed to peace. A world in which everyone lives together as family, where everyone is loved, heard, cared for and unique. A world in which everyone matters and the essential good in everyone is manifested. That world is the vision of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre. ...

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Don Watson

Don Watson, Paul Keating's former speechwriter and author of several best selling books including Death Sentence and Weasel Words has been a popular speaker on the use of language in the business world for some years now. He continues to entertain and teach on the importance of language which actually means something and in the last several years has addressed audiences from the financial, legal ...

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Ellen Fanning

In her 20 years as a journalist, Ellen Fanning has reported from locations as diverse as the North Pole, the White House, an airline refuelling fighter jets over Bosnia and a Collins Class submarine deep in the Indian Ocean. Currently the host of The Observer Effect on SBS Sunday evenings, Ellen has served as the ABC's Washington correspondent, a reporter on 60 Minutes and was the last presenter ...

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Erin Brockovich

It was not long after Erin started to work at a law firm that some medical records she found in a file on a pro bono real estate case piqued her curiosity. After getting permission from the firm's principal, Ed Masry, she began to look into the matter. Erin's solo investigation eventually established that the health of countless people who lived in and around Hinkley, California in the 1960's, 70 ...

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Fatima Bhutto

Fatima Bhutto is a highly accomplished and entertaining speaker. At fourteen-years-old Fatima Bhutto hid in a windowless dressing room, shielding her baby brother while shots rang out in the streets outside the family home in Karachi. This was the evening that her father Murtaza was murdered, along with six of his associates. 11 years later Benazir Bhutto, Fatima's aunt, and the woman she had pub ...

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Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar, with twenty nine international caps to his name, reached the highest peak in rugby union: he captained his country South Africa, to World Cup victory on home turf and was presented the Webb Ellis Trophy by President Nelson Mandela. Alongside Francois' playing talents, his debt management skills, charisma and leadership abilities have enabled him to achieve God-like status in a ...

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Fred Chaney

Fred Chaney AO is a former Western Australian politician who, until April 2007, held the position of deputy chairman of the Australian Native Title Tribunal and is Chair of Desert Knowledge Australia and on the Board of Directors of Reconciliation Australia. Chaney was born in Perth, Western Australia and educated at the University of Western Australia. He practised law and was admitted as a ba ...

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Geoff Gallop

Professor Geoff Gallop was born in Geraldton, Western Australia. He was a graduate of the University of WA, Oxford ( as a Rhodes Scholar ) and Murdoch Universities, gaining his doctorate from Oxford in 1983. In 1986 he was elected a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, a position he held until retiring from politics in 2006. Professor Gallop was a Minister in the Lawrence La ...

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George Negus

George Negus has written, directed and presented Australian commercial and public television current affairs for over 40 years -- with a special passion for international affairs and Australia's place in the world. He worked independently via Negus Media International for more than 20 years as well as roles as presenter/interviewer & reporter for ABCs Foreign Correspondent, Australia Talks and ...

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