Stories from the Frontline of Survival


Benjamin Law + Sophie McNeill

slq Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library

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#About the event


#Artists

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law is the author of The Family Law (2010), Gaysia (2012), the Quarterly Essay 'Moral Panic 101' (2017) and editor of Growing Up Queer in Australia (2019). He also created and co-wrote three seasons of the award-winning SBS TV series The Family Law and the play Torch the Place for Melbourne Theatre Company. He's co-host of the national pop culture show Stop Everything on ABC Radio National.

Sophie McNeill

Sophie McNeill

Currently the Australia researcher for Human Rights Watch, Sophie McNeill has been an investigative reporter for Four Corners and the ABC's Middle East foreign correspondent. Sophie was twice awarded Australian Young TV Journalist of the Year and in 2010 won a Walkley for her investigation into the killing of five children in Afghanistan by Australian Special Forces soldiers. In 2015, she was nominated for a Walkley for her coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis. Sophie previously worked as a reporter for ABC's Foreign Correspondent and SBS's Dateline, and is a former host of triple j's current affairs program Hack. She is the author of We Can't Say We Didn't Know. 


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