Dr John Falzon is a political sociologist, poet and author of The Language of the Unheard (2012). He has been Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent Paul Society National Council of Australia since 2006. He has written and spoken widely on the structural causes of marginalisation and inequality in Australia and has long been an advocate for a fairer and more equitable society. John has worked in academia, in research and advocacy with NGOs, and in community development in large public housing estates. He was a participant in the 2020 Summit, has served on the ACOSS Board as well as on Government advisory committees such as the Community Response Task Force during the Global Financial Crisis and the Energy White Paper High Level Consultative Committee. He has been a member of the Australi
Tim Kroenert is the assistant editor and film reviewer for Eureka Street. He previously worked for five years with The Salvation Army's National Editorial Department, working as a subeditor and staff writer across its various publications including the flagship publication Warcry. He is a published fiction writer and his articles and reviews have appeared in The Age, Inside Film, WQ, the Courier-Mail and The Big Issue.
Philip Harvey is the poetry editor of Eureka Street. Any poetry submissions can be mailed to him at email@example.com. Philip has published widely both in and outside Australia. He also maintains a poetry site, a poetry readings site and a workplace blogspot at the Carmelite Library in Middle Park.
Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, in Oregon. He is the author of many books of fiction and nonfiction, many available through John Garratt Publishing in Australia. His collection of 'proems' about Australian and American stories, Thirsty For the Joy, was published by One Day Hill in Melbourne.
Barry Gittins and Jen Vuk
Barry Gittins and Jen Vuk write the Book Chat column for Eureka Street. Barry 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. Jen is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in The Herald Sun, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Age and The Good Weekend.
Fr Frank Brennan SJ writes The Meddlesome Priest column for Eureka Street. He is professor of law, director of strategic research projects (social justice and ethics), Australian Catholic University, adjunct professor at the College of Law and the National Centre for Indigenous Studies, Australian National University.
Andrew Hamilton is the consulting editor for Eureka Street.
Based in Sydney, Michael Mullins has been editor of Eureka Street since 2006. He was founding editor of CathNews, worked for the Jesuit Refugee Service in Rome, and taught media and ethics at Sydney University.
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.
Peter Kirkwood was the producer of Eureka Street TV from 2009 to 2012. He is a freelance writer and video consultant with a master's degree from the Sydney College of Divinity.
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 Melbourne-based social commentator who contributes regularly to Eureka Street. Her work has also appeared in The Drum, ABC Religion & Ethics, and National Times. She is a recipient of the Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship in 2013. She blogs at This Is Complicated and tweets as @foomeister.
Tony Kevin is a former Australian ambassador to Cambodia and Poland, and the author of Crunch Time, a book exploring Australia's inadequate policy responses to the climate change crisis. His most recent book is Reluctant Rescuers (2012). His previous publication on refugee boat tragedy — A Certain Maritime Incident — was the recipient of a NSW Premier's literary award in 2005.
Peter Thomas is the voice of Eureka Street Radio. An accomplished broadcaster and television filmmaker, Peter has produced documentaries, typically social justice, spirituality and inter-faith features for Australian and overseas networks, including ABC-TV and SBS. His Eureka Street podcast contribution is a return to his broadcast roots having worked as a radio and television announcer in many parts of Australia. In retirement he has an involvement in community radio and a strong interest in meditation, conducting frequent workshops and training programs.