Karvelas to speak at G21 Forum


Prominent ABC radio and TV host Patricia Karvelas will be a key speaker at the annual G21 Stakeholder Forum on Friday 30 August at the RACV Torquay Resort.

A full line-up of speakers and how to book your seat for the forum will be announced soon, but in the meantime mark the date on your calendar.

Ms Karvelas is presenter of RN Drive on Radio National and has been a prominent senior journalist in the Australian media for 15 years, beginning her professional career in broadcast journalism at the ABC and SBS as both a producer and presenter.

She has worked for The Australian newspaper since 2002 covering federal politics, most recently working as the Victorian Bureau Chief and Editor and Senior National Affairs Journalist. Patricia specialised in Indigenous and social affairs reporting for more than 10 years.

Patricia has been a regular presenter on 774 ABC Melbourne (including a recent stint for morning host Jon Faine), and frequently appears on a range of television and radio programs including ABC TV's The Drum and Insiders.

She also co-hosts with the ABC’s Fran Kelly The Party Room podcast, analysing the latest news from Parliament House.