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John Lyons

John Lyons is the Global Affairs Editor of the ABC. Previously, he was head of Investigative Journalism at the ABC, responsible for Four Corners7.30Foreign CorrespondentInsidersAustralian StoryQ&A and the Investigative Reporting Team. Over the past forty years, he has held leadership positions in several major organisations, including editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and executive producer of Nine’s Sunday program. For six years, John was The Australian’s Middle East correspondent, based in Jerusalem, an experience that led him to write the bestselling Balcony over Jerusalem. He has interviewed everyone from former Israeli prime ministers Shimon Peres and Ehud Olmert to key figures from Hezbollah and Hamas. He has also worked as a New York and Washington correspondent. John has won many awards, including the Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year Award, four Walkleys—one for a Four Corners report on Israel’s military court—and UN awards. He now lives in Sydney.

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ANU Meet the Author – Leigh Boucher & Michelle Arrow

Australian National University Cultural Centre, 153 University Avenue, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Leigh Boucher and Michelle Arrow will be in conversation with Frank Bongiorno on their book, with Barbara Baird and Robert Reynolds, Personal Politics Sexuality, Gender and the Remaking of Citizenship in Australia, an insightful...

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