I have entered the Sydney Coastrek and will be trekking for countless hours over 55km along the beautiful Sydney coastline on 6th March 2015 to raise funds for The Fred Hollows Foundation. Did you know that 4 out of 5 people who are blind do not need to be? I’m trekking to raise funds so […]
Jane McAdam and Ben Saul met as teenagers and started dating while studying arts/law at the University of Sydney. Partners for 18 years, they are globally recognised leaders in international law. The similarities in their career paths are quite remarkable and they share a strong sense of responsibility as advocates for the rule of law, […]
Wolper Jewish Hospital, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, runs an active and popular Education and Wellbeing Program, aiming to educate the local community and encourage discussion of topical health-related issues. Recent sessions have focused on Diabetes and Music, and I’m pleased to say I’ll be the Moderator for their next session, which focuses on Stroke, and […]
In the October Law Society of NSW Journal, Julie profiles Peter Mason, legal adviser and senior adviser to the executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The former Sydney lawyer jealously guards the ability to work for children on “both sides of the line” in conflict zones. It’s been 27 years since Peter […]
On the 29th of September, more than 800 people sold out my conversation with Julia Gillard at the Seymour Centre in Sydney. Ms Gillard was promoting her new memoir, My Story, “an account of what was hidden behind the resilience and dignified courage Gillard showed as Prime Minister – her view of the vicious hate […]
Julie is the subject of a two page article in the edition Yours magazine that’s out today. Yours is a relatively new fortnightly Australian magazine aimed at women over 50. It’s a part of the Bauer Media Group and you can find out a bit about the magazine here. They also have a pretty active […]
Julie profiles western NSW ALS lawyer Felicity Graham in the Law Society of NSW Journal.
Coastrek, the annual 55 kilometre team trekking challenge that raises funds for the Fred Hollows Foundation, has appointed Julie and Adam Spencer as patrons. In this video, Adam and Julie explain their involvement and urge you to join in. You can find out all you need to know from the Coastrek website: http://www.coastrek.com.au/.
Fiona Robards, author of “What makes you happy?” and Emily Dash, deputy chair of FRANS Inc (Making Things happen for People with Disabilities) at the launch of Fiona’s new book at Glebe Library. Read more: http://www.whatmakesuhappy.com.au/ From Fiona’s website: “What makes you happy? Most people would answer: ‘I just want to be happy’, Sounds easy […]
Artist Chris O’Doherty aka Reg Mombassa was awarded the 2014 Fellowship at a special dinner in Darlinghurst on 12 August 2014. Julie enjoyed interviewing this talented and gentle man about his art and music with Mental as Anything and Dog Trumpet.