Authors » Joanna Penglase
Joanna Penglase is the co-founder of Care Leavers Australia Network (CLAN) the national support and advocacy body for care survivors, which was instrumental in establishing the Senate Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care. In 2007 she was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for her work as an advocate for care survivors, and she continues to work with CLAN as an administrator, researcher and advocate. Previously she had a long career in documentary television as a researcher, writer and interviewer and is the co-author of When the War Came to Australia.
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Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.