In 2015, Wiradjuri man and award-winning journalist Stan Grant made a splash with his book Talking to My Country. In his new landmark Quarterly Essay, he makes the case for a more capacious Australian Dream with a place for all Indigenous people that includes those flourishing on intellectual, cultural and sporting fields, as well as those in detention or living in the shadows. He appears in conversation with Susan Carland. 

Stan Grant (Australian)

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Stan Grant is a Wiradjuri man. A journalist since 1987, he has worked for the ABC, SBS, and the Seven Network and as the international editor for SKY News. From 2001 to 2012 he worked for CNN as an anchor in Hong Kong, before relocating to Beijing as correspondent. As a journalist, he has received a string of prestigious international and Australian awards. He is the author of a memoir, The Tears of Strangers, the Walkley award-winning Talking To My Country and most recently a Quarterly Essay called The Australian Dream. Stan is also the editor of Indigenous Affairs coverage for the ABC.