Margaret Simons is Associate Professor in the School of Media, Film and Journalism, Monash University. In 2015, she won the Walkley Award for Social Equity Journalism. Her recent books include Six Square Metres, Self-Made Man: The Kerry Stokes Story, What’s Next in Journalism?, Journalism at the Crossroads and Malcolm Fraser: The Political Memoirs, co-written with former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser. The latter won both the Book of the Year and the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2011.
In addition to her academic work, Margaret regularly writes for the Saturday Paper, the Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, Griffith Review, the Monthly and other publications.
Meanland: Reading in a time of change
Marieke Hardy, Margaret Simons, Sophie Cunningham, Peter Craven, Sherman Young
Is Australian Democracy Broken?
Fran Kelly, Malcolm Turnbull, Margaret Simons, Malcolm Fraser, Lindsay Tanner
Griffith Review Lecture - Rebel, Public Nuisance and Dreamer: Julian Assange Standing Alone
Barbara Gunnell, Margaret Simons