John Warhurst AO is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University in Canberra where he was Professor of Political Science from 1993–2008. Before that he was Professor of Politics at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW, from 1985–1993. He has been a weekly columnist for The Canberra Times since 1998. He also writes occasionally for The Footy Almanac and is a member of both the Adelaide Crows and the GWS Giants. He has been chair of the Australian Republican Movement (2002–2005), campaigning for an Australian Head of State for Australia, and Deputy Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia (2007–2012), the church's peak body for social services. In 2009 he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for
Kerry Murphy is a partner with the specialist immigration law firm D'Ambra Murphy Lawyers. He is a student of Arabic, former Jesuit Refugee Service coordinator, teaches at ANU and was recognised by AFR best lawyers survey as one of Australia's top immigration lawyers.
Benedict Coleridge writes the A Word Edgeways column for Eureka Street. He currently works as a policy researcher based in Brussels. He will begin graduate study in political theory in September 2013. He tweets as @Ben_Coleridge
Gillian Bouras is an Australian writer who has been based in the Peloponnese, Greece, for more than 30 years. She has had eight books published; another (Seeing and Believing) is accessible via her website. Her journalism has been published in six countries. She has three sons and three grandsons, with one son living permanently in Australia, so she herself has had to learn to live with 'the divided heart'. But Gillian herself will always be Aussie.
Moira Rayner is a barrister and writer.
David James has been a financial journalist for 28 years. He was a senior writer and columnist at BRW for 25 years, a senior journalist at AAA Banking magazine, an editor and writer for stockbroker JB Were & Sons and a journalist at The Melbourne Herald. He is author of Managing for the Twenty First Century and The Business Devil’s Dictionary. He has a PhD from Monash University: Illusions of Time in Shakespeare's Plays. He now works as a freelance journalist and editor.
Fiona Katauskas draws a weekly political cartoon for Eureka Street. She is a Sydney based cartoonist and illustrator. Her work has also appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian and New Matilda. Her political cartoons also pop up regularly in the Museum of Australian Democracy's annual Behind the Lines exhibition and Scribe Publications' Best Political Cartoons of the year anthologies.
Ellena Savage writes The Savage Mind column for Eureka Street. She is the arts editor at The Lifted Brow, politics editor at SPOOK Magazine, and has written about literature, feminism, and political culture for publications including Overland, the Australian Book Review, Right Now, Arena, and Farrago, which she co-edited in 2010. Her 2012 essay 'A Man Like Luai' won the Tharunka Non-fiction prize. She tweets as @RarrSavage and her website is ellenasavage.com.
Fatima Measham is a Eureka Street consulting editor. She co-hosts the ChatterSquare podcast, tweets as @foomeister and blogs on Medium.
Catherine Marshall is a Sydney-based journalist and travel writer. She started her career as a broadcast journalist in her native South Africa and has written for magazines, newspapers and online publications in Australia, South Africa, the United States and Asia. She micro-blogs at www.zizzyballord.com and tweets as @zizzyballordand. Her writing can be seen at www.catherineamarshall.blogspot.com.
Megan Graham is a freelance writer, journalist, and occasional blogger based in Melbourne. She is passionate about writing that humanises and empowers people, particularly women. She won Eureka Street's 2013 Margaret Dooley Award for Young Writers and has been published in Crosslight newspaper and Adios Barbie. Follow Megan on Twitter @secondhandstori
Eureka Street columnist Barry Gittins is a communication and research consultant for the Salvation Army who has written for Inside History, Crosslight, The Transit Lounge, Changing Attitude Australia and The Rubicon.
Justin Glyn is a Jesuit who will be ordained a priest in August 2016. He grew up in South Africa and migrated to New Zealand in 1998. He has practised law in both countries and has a doctorate in international and administrative law from the University of Auckland. After his ordination he will travel to Canada to study a Licence in Canon Law at St Paul University in Ottawa, Canada. He has published articles on theology and an adapted version of his Ph.D thesis was published by Presidian in 2009 under the title Fundamental Rights in Administrative Decision-Making: Peremptory Norms as Objective Standards in Immigration and Refugee Cases.
Kate Galloway is a Queensland legal academic who thinks and writes about land law, and social and environmental sustainability. She has a particular interest in the way in which the law affects justice for women, and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. As well as publishing and speaking both in Australia and internationally, Kate is a regular blogger and commentator in Australian online media. She is presently assistant professor of law at Bond University. She is on twitter as @katgallow and on the web at https://kategalloway.net/
Francine Crimmins is studying a double degree of Journalism and Creative Intelligence & Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney. She is on twitter as @frankiecrimmins. Francine is the recipient of Eureka Street's 2017 Margaret Dooley Fellowship for Young Writers.
Neve Mahoney is a student at RMIT university and a Eureka Street columnist. She has also contributed to Australian Catholics and The Big Issue.
Tseen Khoo is a lecturer at La Trobe University and founder/convenor of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network (AASRN), a network for academics, community researchers, and cultural workers who are interested in the area of Asian Australian Studies. She tweets as @tseenster.
Greg Foyster is a Melbourne writer and the author of the book Changing Gears.