Fiona Stanley



Professor Fiona Stanley AC is founding director and patron of the Telethon Kids Institute. She also holds positions as a distinguished research professor at The University of Western Australia and vice-chancellor’s fellow at The University of Melbourne.

She has championed Aboriginal child health and wellbeing throughout her career, and has authored over 300 publications, books and book chapters.

She was named Australian of the Year in 2003.


Grow up with your country

GR OnlineTHE SIREN CALL ‘Go West, young man’ has a long history in Australia, Canada and the United States. In 1865 Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune, adapted the original version ‘Go West, young man, and grow up...

On the ground

EssayWHEN NOEL PEARSON launched The Quiet Revolution, the book of Marcia Langton's 2012 ABC Boyer Lectures, he had the audience in the palm of his hand for almost an hour. Pearson spoke quietly and clearly about pathways to being...

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