Madonna King is one of Australia’s most accomplished journalists, having worked at senior levels at News Ltd and the ABC, where she presented the popular Mornings program in Brisbane for six years, and won several national awards for her work. Madonna writes a highly successful weekly column for Fairfax, and has a regular radio spot on Brisbane’s 4BC. She has written eight books, all defined by her skillful reporting and her ability to get people to talk in depth.
A sought-after MC and facilitator, she travels Australia providing keynote addresses and running hypotheticals and panel discussions.
She is also chair of the Queensland anti cyberbullying taskforce.
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.
Nevo is a Jewish, Queer, non-binary activist, public speaker and author of Finding Nevo, a memoir on gender transition. They run workshops and professional development in schools and workplaces around gender inclusivity. They have appeared on television, documentaries and radio discussing their complex relationship with gender.
Nevo is a contact point in the Jewish community for other children and families confronting issues of gender and sexuality in their own lives. They have appeared on SBS Insight, Hack Live, One Plus One, The Morning Show and have spoken at The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Writers Festival, and smaller festivals around the country.