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    Dr Michael Cathcart

Dr Michael Cathcart is the presenter of ABC Radio National’s Books & Arts Daily and on television has presented history programs Rewind, Rogue Nation and Australia on Trial.

He was Chair of the board of the Melbourne Writers’ Festival and has been a regular participant in writers’ festivals ever since. He has also worked as a theatre director, dramaturge and script editor and is the author of four books. Michael has taught courses in Australian history and culture at Deakin University and at the University of Melbourne, from where he has a doctorate.