Virginia Trioli

Virginia Trioli

Award winning journalist, tv presenter

Virginia is one of Australia's best-known journalists with a formidable reputation as a television host, radio presenter, writer and commentator. A two-time Walkley Award winner, prior to broadcasting Virginia spent almost a decade as a news reporter, features writer, assistant news editor and columnist at The Age. She was the popular host of Melbourne's 774 ABC Drive program for four years before moving to Sydney to host the morning show on 702 ABC Sydney.

She is currently the co-host of ABC TV's News Breakfast, and has been presenting the program since its launch in 2008.

Speeches:

Added 30 May 2017

Andrew Denton, Virginia Trioli

Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration

"Everyone is entitled to a healthy death!" However good our public health care, however careful we are of our diet, however low the road toll falls, the all-causes death rate is, eventually, 100%. However far off the horizon looks for you now, we'll all have to to go through that vanishing point, and we should all take an interest in the boundary conditions. It's the biggest social justice issue of your life.

Added 26 May 2015

Virginia Trioli, Denis Ginnivan, Carolyn Hendricks, Rohan Wenn, Joanne Yates

Panel Session: Think differently - disrupt politics

Pollsters, pundits and politicians generally share a common set of assumptions about what's going to lose you elections - but are they right? Our panel explores new forms of citizen engagement.

Added 28 May 2013

Virginia Trioli, David Marr, Clementine Ford, Fiona Collis, Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM

Panel Session: I'm Alright Jack - Reclaiming community in a selfish world

Where does 'community' sit in a world that is increasingly defined by selfies, "look at me!" social media, "pick me!" welfare and all-consuming consumerism?

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