Alison Lester

2017-11-23T15:37:09+00:00

Alison grew up on a farm overlooking the sea and first rode a horse as a baby in her father’s arms. She still lives in the country and still rides her horse whenever she can. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the [...]

Kevin Sheedy

2017-11-23T15:36:08+00:00

Kevin Sheedy is one of the Australian Football League’s most enduring figures. A player and coach over five decades, Kevin has an unsurpassed record of involvement in over 1000 games and seven premierships. He began his career at Prahran Football Club in the Victorian Football Association in 1964. After playing in a premiership [...]

Sheridan Jobbins

2017-11-17T16:32:51+00:00

Born in Melbourne, Sheridan Jobbins is a third generation Australian film maker. She kickstarted her career as one of the original celebrity chefs on Cooking with Sheri, earning a Guinness World Record as the youngest host of her own show at the age of nine. She was presenter on numerous TV programs, including Simon [...]

Tony Martin

2017-09-12T11:05:05+00:00

New Zealand-born Tony Martin was a writer and performer on cult TV comedies The D-Generation and The Late Show, one half of radio’s Martin/Molloy, and the creator of Get This. He wrote and directed the movie Bad Eggs, and appeared in The Castle, Crackerjack, Kath & Kim and Thank God You’re Here. He [...]

Melissa Ashley

2017-02-23T10:30:13+00:00

Photo: Vikki Lambert Melissa Ashley is a writer, poet, birder and academic who tutors in poetry and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She has published a collection of poems, The Hospital for Dolls, short stories, essays and articles. What started out as research for a PhD dissertation on Elizabeth Gould [...]

Paddy O’Reilly

2017-02-08T13:47:12+00:00

Paddy O’Reilly is the author of three novels, two collections of award-winning short stories, and a novella. Her novels have been shortlisted for major awards, and her stories have been widely published, anthologised and broadcast in Australia and overseas. Titles by Paddy O'Reilly

Fiona Scott-Norman

2017-02-08T13:47:12+00:00

Fiona Scott-Norman is a Melbourne-based comedian, writer and broadcaster. She writes for The Big Issue and is a regular on ABC Radio. Titles by Fiona Scott-Norman