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Marian Wilkinson


Marian Wilkinson is regarded as one of the most distinguished journalists in Australia. A member of the Australian Media Hall of Fame, Marian was a pioneer in the resurgence of Australian investigative journalism.

She was a senior journalist for many years with the Sydney Morning Herald, serving as its Washington correspondent, Environment Editor and Deputy Editor. She also worked as a senior reporter and executive producer for the ABC’s Four Corners program. She was a co-author with David Marr of Dark Victory (Allen & Unwin, 2003) and the author of The Fixer: The Untold Story of Graham Richardson (William Heinemann, 1996). Her latest book is The Carbon Club (Allen & Unwin, 2020).

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