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Category: My Favourite Things

Amelia McInerney: My favourite things

Children’s author Amelia McInerney recently returned to Canberra after years away, ready to plant roots with her young family.

Christina DeLay: My favourite things

Christina DeLay was named the 2020 ACT Young Business Woman of the Year at Canberra Women in Business awards night in November.

Rose Clifford: My favourite things

Young Canberra Citizen of the Year 2020 Rose Clifford wasn’t Canberra born and raised but is proud to call the national capital home after relocating here at the start of her high school...

Helen Machalias: My favourite things

Helen Machalias moved to Canberra in early 2018 to join YWCA Canberra as Executive Director, Communication, Advocacy and Engagement. This role allows her to pursue her passion for women’s leadership and violence...

Dr Steph McLennan: My favourite things

Dr Steph McLennan is an Antarctic geoscientist at Geoscience Australia. Her research focuses on the impacts of people on fragile ice-free landscapes in Antarctica.

Dr Emma Campbell: My favourite things

Dr Emma Campbell is the CEO of the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS), taking up the role in January this year. Emma has a dynamic and diverse work portfolio and a...

Alicia Payne MP: My favourite things

Alicia Payne was elected to the redistributed Federal seat of Canberra at the 2019 Federal election. She grew up in Canberra and now lives in O’Connor.

Cindy Reese Mitchell: My favourite things

Named the 2020 ACT Woman of the Year earlier this year, Cindy Reese Mitchell is the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Mill House Ventures. Having migrated to Australia in 2003, Cindy...

Canberrans in Cars Getting Coffee: Carrie Leeson

Lifeline Canberra CEO Carrie Leeson is the first person I’m sharing a hot drink – and some intimate conversation – with to kick off my new series, Canberrans in Cars Getting Coffee....

Felicity Volk: My favourite things

Felicity Volk’s second novel, Desire Lines, set largely in Canberra, has just been published. A long-term Canberra resident, Felicity arrived in 1989 to join the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. After...

Shannon Battisson: My favourite things

Director of The Mill Architecture + Design, Shannon Battisson is the new ACT President of the Australian Institute of Architects. With over 14 years of experience, her projects span local Canberra projects,...

Julie Skate: My favourite things

A set designer for over 20 years, Julie Skate opted for a change of careers, completing a Masters of Art and Culture Management, Masters of Art History and a post-grad in Indigenous...

Erica Mallett: My favourite things

Erica Mallet works on Triple J Breakfast as part of a duo called Sally and Erica. Sally and Erica also make hip hop together under Coda Conduct.

Luke Heggie: My favourite things

Luke Heggie is a comedian from Queensland who lives in Sydney. He tours a lot, and has written and performed a new one-hour show every year since 2012 for the Australian comedy...

Sally Coleman: My favourite things

Born and raised in Canberra, Sally Coleman is one half of rap duo Coda Conduct and a radio presenter at Triple J. She and fellow Canberran Erica Mallett have recently taken over...

Nicola Carey: My favourite things

Nicola Carey is part of Australia’s 15-player squad for the ICC T20 World Cup which is being held in Australia from 21 February to 8 March, and includes five games at Manuka...

Kim Cunio: My favourite things

Kim Cunio Associate Professor and Head of the School of Music, ANU Photo Kerrie Brewer My name is Kim Cunio and I have the joy to be the custodian of our beloved ANU School of...

Bree in her Element

Bree Element is a natural born storyteller. Bree writes stories, speaks in stories, thinks in stories, and sees them everywhere. To paraphrase Good Will Hunting, when Beethoven or Mozart looked at a piano, it made...

Christine Marr: My favourite things

Christine Marr is the CEO of Bookssorted and was named the Canberra Women in Business 2019 Business Woman of the Year. In 2003, Christine’s husband was offered work in Canberra and while...

Katrina Fanning: My favourite things

Women’s rugby league pioneer, Katrina Fanning, is the 2020 ACT Australian of the Year. Originally from Junee, NSW, Katrina is the Director of Coolamon Advisors, an Indigenous majority-owned and managed consultancy, as...

Erica Hediger: My favourite things

The founder of The Creative Element, Erica Hediger was named as the Canberra Women in Business 2019 Young Business Woman of the Year. The Creative Element provides educational outreach as well as...
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