Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet is one of Australia’s most experienced health journalists.

She is author of Inside Madness (Pan Macmillan, 2006) and The Big Fat Conspiracy: How to Protect your Family’s Health (ABC Bokos, 2007), and co-author of Ten Questions You Must Ask Your Doctor (Allen & Unwin, 2008), and Smart Health Choices: Making Sense of Health Advice (Hammersmith Press, 2008).

Her work appears in many publications, and she moderates the public health blog, Croakey. She is Secretary of the Foundation for Public Interest Journalism, and hold honorary appointments at the University of Sydney and Notre Dame University (Sydney campus).


In the apple orchard with Win and Petal

MemoirON THE FINAL evening of our week away, I took a plastic bag bulging with broad beans out to the veranda of the holiday house. There in the twilight I set to the fiddly task of separating the pale...

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