music medicine – Dr Catherine Crock, AM (medical pioneer)

No one could accuse Dr Catherine Crock of being an underachiever. Not content to rest on her laurels in the medical profession, Cath is a producer of music and theatre, and Chair and Founder of the Hush Foundation… but more about that later.

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spreading her wings – Erica Wagner (publisher, artist)

There are things you may — or may not — know about Australian publishing identity, Erica Wagner… Erica Wagner has worked as a bookseller, editor and publisher. She began her journey in publishing as a trainee editor at Penguin Australian in 1988, nurturing and developing many of Australia’s finest authors and illustrators, eventually becoming Associate […]

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Sorted — Louise Weavell (Zen Organising)

If you could leave what you’re doing and do any job you wanted — right now — what would it be? It’s the kind of wishful thinking that most of us have indulged in at one time or another. But when Louise Weavell was asked that same question, she dared to turn her wish into […]

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Filling In the Blanks — Caroline Magerl (artist & illustrator)

Caroline Magerl describes her thoughts as a box of birds. While most of us rush through our days with blinkers, Caroline takes time to note the underside of a fungus, two small wild bears bathing in a teacup, and an indoor cat with red leaves. I have always enjoyed Caroline’s unique view of the world as expressed through her art. When […]

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a fresh approach — Nanette Montgomery (Businesswoman)

  Nanette Montgomery was running late. Usually punctual, she found herself running to catch a business flight. A guard with a bored expression watched her frenzied approach and then — as she neared the gate — he casually picked up a sign that indicated boarding for the flight had closed. It was the late seventies, and Nannette was […]

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