Award winning journalist, tv presenter
She is currently the co-host of ABC TV's News Breakfast, and has been presenting the program since its launch in 2008.
Andrew Denton, Virginia Trioli
Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration 2017
"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.
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.
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?