Unfortunately, Louise Milligan will no longer appear at the Festival.
Louise Milligan is an investigative reporter for ABC TV’s Four Corners and the bestselling author of the Walkley Award–winning Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell. The book broke international news; uncovering new insights about Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric and laying bare the awful history of clergy abuse in the Australian Catholic Church. Her latest highly acclaimed book, Witness, explores the brutal treatment of victims in the criminal justice system and was recently awarded the People’s Choice Award at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. Louise received the 2019 Australian Press Council Press Freedom Medal for her work.