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Julie McCrossin

Julie McCrossin gets people talking

Julie is renowned across Australia for her warmth, humour, intelligence and commitment to social justice. After 20 years as a broadcaster with ABC Radio, ABC TV and Network 10, she is now a freelance journalist, facilitator, trainer and speaker.

From private workshops with small groups of people to huge public events, Julie has built a reputation for bringing people together, getting them communicating and helping them achieve positive outcomes.

For more information, contact Julie now.


Targeting Cancer

 

Julie has become an Ambassador for Targeting Cancer. She had oropharyngeal cancer treated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy in 2013, and is now back to her usual busy life.

Over 100,000 Australians are diagnosed with cancer each year. In 2010, 21,235 cancers were registered in New Zealand. It is estimated that about half of them will benefit from radiation therapy as part of their overall cancer treatment.

Watch this series of videos to follow Julie's treatment journey, from diagnosis and treatment to embracing the future.

Q&A Panel Asked to Compare Homosexuality with Nazism

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WITH a diverse panel of progressive, indigenous and conservative Christian leaders, gay marriage was bound to be on the agenda for Monday night’s episode of Q&A.

However one of the most heated discussions revolved around a suggestion the church’s attitude to homosexuality could be compared to life in Nazi Germany.

The question was raised by Daniel Comensoli, who asked Australian Christian Lobby managing director Lyle Shelton about comments made by American author Eric Metaxas at the Christian group’s national conference suggesting a link between the two.

Author Metaxas has written a book about German Lutheran pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who said the church did not speak out about Adolf Hitler’s agenda, despite not agreeing with it. He suggested it was the same as the gay marriage debate where he claimed the church was not being vocal enough about... read more