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Justine Sless, writer, comedian: Creative Space

Justine Sless, writer, comedian: Creative Space

Justine Sless has always been writing. It could be thoughts that she just had to get down, Fringe festival shows, her own stand-up comedy, award-winning short stories, or what she is working on now — a full-length manuscript. Justine has only recently stepped down as […]

Sally Anne Upton, actor, singer, civil celebrant: Creative Space

Sally Anne Upton, actor, singer, civil celebrant: Creative Space

Sally Anne Upton is an all-rounder and then some. Think Lucy ‘Juice’ Gambaro on Wentworth on TV (among so many others that it would be a whole blog post just listing her credits!), recent musicals Mary Poppins and Oliver and Measure for Measure and The Visit […]

Naomi Orsillo, cafe owner: Creative Space

Naomi Orsillo, cafe owner: Creative Space

Naomi Orsillo, like most women, is a busy woman. But, you know what they say, if you want something done … Naomi is a mother of two, who with her husband, opened a busy city cafe, Copper & Stone Cafe, and it is both a […]

Astrid Scott, Senior Producer and Strategist for ABC Education: Creative Space

Astrid Scott, Senior Producer and Strategist for ABC Education: Creative Space

Where are you working from today? Today I’m in the office. I work in Southbank on the fourth floor of the ABC building. It’s an open plan space so I’ve cut everyone out of the background. We are supposed to clear everything away at the […]

Alinta Chidzey, actor, musician: Creative Space

Alinta Chidzey, actor, musician: Creative Space

Alinta Chidzey is one of those talents that you just can’t define. Saying “triple threat” just seems to touch the surface! She has so many projects going on and has so many credits to her name that there just isn’t enough space to list them […]

Duncan Schmoll, musician: Creative Space

Duncan Schmoll, musician: Creative Space

Duncan Schmoll is a classically trained guitarist and cellist who has played in every type of band in almost every type of location, including on cruise ships! He is the founder of the Yarra Banks Jam, one of Melbourne’s best loved jazz/funk/soul jam nights. He […]

Bram Presser, writer: Creative Space

Bram Presser, writer: Creative Space

What can I say about this semi-reformed punk rocker, recovering academic, occasional criminal lawyer and one-time cartoon character, Bram Presser that hasn’t already been said? Plenty, it turns out, but I will keep most of that to myself. He is now mostly a writer and […]

Eliza Hull, Musician: Creative Space

Eliza Hull, Musician: Creative Space

Eliza Hull has a voice that you don’t forget. When you see her on stage, you are carried away with her dreamy story-telling, stirring lyrics and haunting vocals. We met long ago working at Australian Poetry and shared a love of words. She has had […]

Michaela Kalowski, interviewer, presenter: Creative Space

Michaela Kalowski, interviewer, presenter: Creative Space

Michaela Kalowski has a cool job, where all her diverse interests are totally catered for. She has interesting, deep and meaningful conversations at all hours of the day, with everyone and anyone — lucky she’s always up for a chat! She has conducted radio interviews […]

Damon Young, philosopher, writer: Creative Space

Damon Young, philosopher, writer: Creative Space

Not a lot of award-winning philosophers and authors also have children around the world knowing their names. When I showed my young niece Damon Young’s picture, she said, ‘that guy? Yeah, I know him’! He is the author or editor of eleven books, and has […]