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On the Couch with Holly Moore

Who is Holly Moore? I am a Melbourne based freelance jazz saxophonist, composer and teacher. I grew up in the inner north-west suburbs of Melbourne playing a lot of hockey and music and the music stuck! I was living in N...
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On the Couch with Barney McAll

Who is Barney McAll? I am an improvising pianist and composer and my inner clown is called Feral. I lived in New York City for 20 years and got to tour the world with some amazing artists like Gary Bartz, Sia Furler, Fre...
Khanh Ong - photo by Lauren Bamford

On the Couch with Khanh Ong

Who is Khanh Ong? I am Khanh Ong. A cook. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would be travelling the world, writing about whatever I want, and probably living in hostels. Who inspires you and why? My mot...
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On the Couch with Claire Jager

Who is Claire Jager? The Festival Director of Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival. I always seem to take on things I haven’t done before but this feels like a very natural extension of past interests and inclinations. ...
Cassie Leatham - photo by KC Photography

On the Couch with Cassie Leatham

Who is Cassie Leatham? I am a Taungurung artist, master weaver, sculpture, cultural educator and bushtukka woman, dancer and story teller. What would you do differently from what you do now? I honestly don’t think I woul...
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On the Couch with Claire Jankelson

Who is Claire Jankelson? I am one of the directors of the Sydney South African Film Festival. My background is as a tertiary educator in the field of management practice. At this time, I mentor people doing PhD’s or doin...
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On the Couch with Tottie Goldsmith

Who is Tottie Goldsmith? Actress and founding member of pop group The Chantoozies. Goodwill Champion for my aunties cancer center the Olivia Newton-john Cancer and Wellness Center. Recipient of an OAM for services to the...
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On the Couch with Jo Fabro

Who is Jo Fabro of The Fabulous Botting Flower? I am the “Fabulous” part of our name, and the other 2 members are the botting and flower parts. I am a singer and songwriter from Sydney and I also teach contemporary singi...