Speaker

Patricia Karvelas

Host of the ABC Radio National program RN Drive

 Patricia Karvelas

Patricia Karvelas is a prominent and highly respected Australian journalist, beginning her professional career at the ABC and SBS 20 years ago.

She currently presents RN’s flagship radio current affairs program RN Drive—a role she took up in January 2015.

In 2018 Patricia will also host a national affairs television program on the ABC News 24 channel, Sunday evenings at 9:15pm featuring in depth interviews with a range of influential Australians.

Patricia co hosts the ABC’s popular weekly political podcast — The Party Room.

She previously hosted and produced the program Karvelas on Sky News — a program which focused on federal politics and policy.

Patricia has worked for The Australian newspaper and was the paper’s political correspondent in the Canberra press gallery.

She was also employed as the The Australian’s Victorian Bureau Chief and Editor, and Senior National Affairs Journalist.

Patricia has been a regular fill-in presenter on 774 ABC Melbourne and frequently appears on a range of television and radio programs across the ABC. She is also a regular op-ed writer for The Australian and the ABC.

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Wednesday 28 August 2019
9.40am – 10.10am

Plenary session

Opening Keynote Address

Patricia Karvelas is a prominent and highly respected Australian journalist, currently presenting ABC Radio National’s flagship current affairs program RN Drive, appearing regularly on ABC television and co-hosting the popular weekly political podcast – The Party Room. As an expert on politics and the media, Patricia will provide a fascinating insight into how housing issues ... view