Matthew Wengert is a researcher and writer of historical stories, with a particular interest in the violent history of Queensland's colonial frontier, and stories of epidemics. Matthew has a long working connection with the Ration Shed Museum in Cherbourg, and has been awarded with a Griffith Review Queensland Writing Fellowship (2017), BCC Lord Mayor's History Research Award (2018), and the John Oxley Fellowship at the State Library of Queensland (2019-20), and operates a small publishing business called AndAlso Books.
Ross Wilson was born in Brisbane. He has worked mostly in television, either as an editor, writer, producer or executive producer. His most recent credits include The Mosque Next Door (SBS), Miriam Margolyes - Almost Australian (ABC/BBC) and The Swap (SBS).