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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.

Bomber Command

 

Photo Gallery: Surviving men of Bomber Command tell their story. My Dad was a Pathfinder Pilot.

People of Great Courage

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Barrister Julian McMahon is best known for his work with Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

These Australians were two of eight people executed on an island off the south coast of Java on 29 April 2015. Along with solicitor Veronica Haccou and a senior DFAT official, McMahon was only a few hundred metres away when his clients were tied to a cross. He heard the 96 shots that came in a sudden volley.

Now, as President of Reprieve Australia (RA), which works for a world without the death penalty, McMahon is striving to stop state-sanctioned, premeditated killing.

Julie speaks to McMahon about plans for a new engagement with “people of courage” in the Asian region to abolish the death penalty; why lawyers have a special duty to do this work; the high price paid by human rights lawyers in some countries; and the October 2017 visit to Australia of... read more