Category The Saturday Paper

Interview: Former Chief Justice of Nauru, Geoffrey Eames

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Mar 21, 2015 as “Justice undone” Geoffrey Eames receives me at a spartan table in his temporary office at the Owen Dixon Chambers in Melbourne’s legal district. The white bookshelves are bare. It’s a far cry from his time as a […]

Interview: The Saturday Paper – Professor Ian Chubb

My interview with Australia’s Chief Scientist, is here . Or see below. Feb 21, 2015 Chief Scientist Ian Chubb’s scientific methods Ramona Koval Australia’s chief scientist, Ian Chubb, holds the future of science and innovation in his hands. If he can make the government listen. SANDY SPIERS Australia’s chief scientist Ian Chubb speaks at the National […]

The Monthly Book for October – Erik Jensen’s Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

This month’s Monthly Book is Erik Jensen’s Acute Misfortune: The life and death of Adam Cullen (Black Inc.). You’ll find an interview with him here, and the transcript below. This is Jensen’s first book, a finely written account of the self-destructive, charismatic Australian painter who won the Archibald Prize for portraiture in 2000 and died […]

From: The Saturday Paper, Mar 8, 2014 “The ABC of Mark Scott”.

NEWS MAR 8, 2014 Managing director Mark Scott knows his ABC RAMONA KOVAL The boss of the public broadcaster on budgets, barons and the ‘winner takes all’ attitude in today’s media. AAPIMAGE ‘‘The A is for Australian, and Australians understand that,’’ Mark Scott says of the ABC. Mark Scott is in shirtsleeves, sitting back in […]