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Portrait of Noel Tovey

The lawyer who was given to me by legal aid said he hated poofs. I told him I hated him and that I'd defend myself.

Portrait of Nicole Hayes

Until several reviewers mentioned it, I didn’t realise that The Whole of My World was the first novel about AFL that featured a female character, or a female fan. Not a groupie, but a girl who loved footy.

Portrait of Anna Bligh

The wall I ploughed headlong into was the wall that holds women back from leadership in every sphere; political leadership no exception. On the other side of it is power.

Anna Bligh, on the double standards applied to women in public life

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