Amanda Dunn - In Your Suburb

Amanda Dunn

Mt Ommaney Library

Free / BWF In Your Suburb



#About the event


Amanda Dunn

Amanda Dunn

Amanda Dunn is the politics and society editor at The Conversation. Prior to that she was a reporter and editor at The Age for 16 years, with particular interest in health, education, social change, pop culture and the arts. In 2017 she published her first non-fiction book with MUP, The New Puberty, which interrogates the concern that children are going through puberty earlier than ever, looks at what the research shows, and what implications this might have for the way we parent and education Australian children. 


Kathleen Noonan

Kathleen Noonan

Kathleen Noonan is a journalist & columnist, who has reported in South Africa, the UK and Australia over three decades. Her weekly column ‘Last Word’ has appeared in Saturday’s CourierMail for 14 years. Raised on a sugarcane farm in NQ, Kathleen did her early news reporting in the Mackay district. After working in South Africa through the dying years of apartheid and the transition to democracy, she returned to Australia, working as a senior features writer, sub-editor and section head with various newspapers. Kathleen is chair of Second Chance, the only charity in Australia that raises money exclusively for homeless women. It also supports at-risk women and children in domestic violence shelters.

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