Jacquline Kent’s The Making of Julia Gillard

Before there was Julia Gillard, first female Prime Minister of Australia, there was Jacqueline Kent’s The Making of Julia Gillard. In writing the book, Jacqueline and her researcher, Doug Hendrie, secured interviews with people who went to school with the former PM, colleagues past and (then) present, as well as several sessions with Julia herself. […]

Michael Brissenden’s American Stories

ABC reporter Michael Brissenden spent two years as Washington Correspondent following one of the most momentous events of recent US history: the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States of America. He covered the major breaking stories in the US between July 2009 and November 2012, but in between, Michael sought out […]