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Meryl Streep

January 10

Donald Trump’s sensitive ego is a boundless force of nature. The President-elect has hit back at Meryl Streep for having the temerity to criticise him at the Golden Globes, describing Streep as an “over-rated actress” and flunky of Hillary Clinton’s. A few years ago I had the pleasure and privilege of profiling Meryl Streep for the Australian …

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The Loneliness of Men

October 31

The ABC’s sensational three-part series on Australian masculinity, Man Up, finished last week. It is compulsory viewing for men everywhere. Actually make that men, women and children. Here’s a story I wrote on the “Loneliness of Men” which goes to many of the issues explored in the ground-breaking ABC series.

Gina and Rose: A Battle of Wills

June 26

Gina Rinehart is on her way to becoming the richest person on the planet and gaining control of the highly influential Fairfax Media, publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age and Australian Financial Review. A new book has just been published on Rinehart and an ABC Four Corners profile aired this week. Rinehart’s looming …

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SYDNEY WRITERS’ FEST – TMI (Too Much Information)

May 14

Don’t miss what will surely be an insightful, provocative and no doubt amusing exploration of exactly how much information is ‘Too Much Information’ with three brilliant but very different contemporary memoirists. The talk will be facilitated by acclaimed feature writer and author, David Leser. THURSDAY 17th MAY, 10-11AM. Pier 2/3 Main Stage ** This is …

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