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Meet the Press: The Guardian Australia at HRAFF


HRAFF is excited to partner with The Guardian Australia this year, and in case you missed the announcement, you can find out more about the partnership here.

Check out two of the esteemed journalists that will be attending HRAFF 2015 in Melbourne:

Melissa Davey

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Melissa Davey reports for the Guardian’s Melbourne bureau. She specialises in health and medical reporting, and has also reported extensively on social justice issues including domestic violence. She has contributed to a variety of publications including Australian Doctor, Croakey and Daily Life. Melissa has a double degree in international relations and journalism, and has completed additional units in epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Sydney.

Topics of interest:
  • Domestic and family violence [funding, coronial inquests including the Rosie Batty inquest, perpetrators and the royal commission into family violence in Victoria]
  • Mental health and psychology
  • The dangers of pseudocience, anti-vaxxers, anti-vaxxers
  • Body image and eating disorders
  • General public health issues [obesity, alcohol, chronic diseases]
  • The Royal commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse [Melbourne hearings]

Melissa will be a Moderator at the Breakfast Session on Domestic Violence

Oliver Milman


Oliver Milman is a Melbourne-based reporter at Guardian Australia, focused on environmental issues.

You can read his latest work at

You can follow him on Twitter at @olliemilman
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