Parenting Your Parents

Kat Feeney + Jean Kittson + Matt Okine

The Edge Auditorium



#About the event


Kat Feeney

Kat Feeney

Kat has been a journalist and columnist for more than a decade, covering all aspects of news across multiple storytelling platforms; print, online, television and radio. At the moment, you can join her every weekday from 12.30pm on ABC Radio Brisbane and Queensland. 

Jean Kittson

Jean Kittson

Jean Kittson is a scriptwriter, public speaker, actor and comedian. She is the author of several books including the best sellers, ‘You’re Still Hot to Me,’ a survival manual on the joys of menopause and her new book, ‘We Need to Talk About Mum and Dad’, a guide to parenting our ageing parents. Jean is also the Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia, and an Ambassador for the Macular Disease Foundation, the Australian Gynaecological Foundation, the Raise Foundation and Taldumande Youth Services. She is a regular guest on ABC radio’s Thank God It’s Friday and Channel Nine’s Today Extra. 

Matt Okine

Matt Okine

Multi-talented actor, writer & presenter Matt Okine is one of Australia’s favourite award winning comedians, having spent over 15 years appearing on screens and stages around Australia and the world. Matt spent 3 years co-hosting Triple J radio’s hugely successful Breakfast Show before hanging up his headphones to produce The Other Guy for STAN. Adding to his many screen credits and stand-up successes, Matt published his debut novel Being Black N Chicken & Chips in 2019 with Hachette Australia and the YA edition published in April this year. He is currently working on a film adaptation with Wooden Horse Productions and the Oscar-nominated production team at Aquarius Films. 

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Closing Address and Last Word