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Toxic Masculinity


Jess Hill + Phil Barker

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

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Jess Hill

Jess Hill

Jess Hill is a multi-award winning investigative journalist who has been writing and researching about domestic violence since 2014. Prior to this, she was a producer for ABC Radio, a Middle East correspondent for The Global Mail, and an investigative journalist, contributing to Background Briefing and The Monthly. She has been listed in Foreign Policy's top 100 women to follow on Twitter, and her reporting on domestic violence has won two Walkley awards, an Amnesty International award and three Our Watch awards. Her book on domestic violence, See What You Made Me Do, will be in stores June 2019.

Phil Barker

Phil Barker

Phil Barker is a Sydney-based columnist, public speaker and author. He is a former magazine editor and publisher of titles such as Vogue, GQ, Delicious, InsideOut, and Donna Hay. When he's not working his day job, as a consultant creative director and communications specialist, Phil is writing and speaking, to start conversations on what has become a personal crusade - positive masculinity and being a better man. The Revolution of Man is his first book.

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Clare Press

Clare Press

Clare Press is the presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis podcast and Australian VOGUE's Sustainability Editor-at-Large. In 2018, she was made Global Ambassador for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative. She’s been a member of Australian advisory board of Fashion Revolution since 2014. She sits on Copenhagen Fashion Week’s Sustainability Advisory Board and is one of Global Fashion Agenda’s Content Experts. A passionate advocate for the circular economy and sustainable, ethical fashion, she is the industry’s go-to journalist on the subject, globally.

Clare is the author of three books. Her first was The Dressing Table (Penguin, 2011), a collection of essays on style.Her second, Wardrobe Crisis, How We Went From Sunday Best to Fast Fashion (Nero), was named one of the Best Books of 2016 by The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. Wardrobe Crisis was published in the US in 2018 and China in 2019. Clare's third book, Rise & Resist, How to Change the World is about activism was published by Melbourne University Press in October 2018.

She is currently writing her fourth book about the future of fashion. She currently writes for VOGUE Italia, Common Objective and the Australian Financial Review.


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