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celebrating 50 years with saxton

michael-carr-gregg: canteen | the growth of support organisations

Michael Carr-Gregg discusses the growth of support organisations over the last 50 years at Australia Speaks, our 50th anniversary celebration.

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia’s highest profile psychologists. He is currently the Managing Director of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, an organisation committed to exploring and understanding the role of new and emerging technologies in the lives of young people. He wrote his PhD at the University of NSW on adolescents with cancer and named and founded CanTeen over 30 years ago with a group of young cancer patients.

Carr-Gregg has worked as an academic, researcher, and political lobbyist, and is the author of nine books, including the best-selling Princess Bitchface Syndrome. He also sits on the Board of Smiling Mind, as well as being a Community Ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters and Playgroup Victoria. He has been the Treasurer of the Australian Psychological Society Committee (Melbourne Branch) for the past five years and a member of the ePsychology special interest group for the APS. A columnist for a number of publications including Girlfriend Magazine and LightsOut, he is well known as resident parenting expert on Channel 7’s Sunrise as well as psychologist for the Morning Show with Neil Mitchell on Radio 3AW.


australia speaks
Saxton Speakers' 2015 celebration of 50 years of the business and of the spoken word in Australia was the biggest of its kind in the country, incorporating performances from 24 of Australia's leading speakers and entertainers. You can watch all the individual presenters by clicking on their image below, or view the highlights reel here.

the presenters
Craig Davis Ita Buttrose
Steve Vamos Dr Chris Caton
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg Satyajit Das
Graeme Joy Remo Giuffre
Mark Bouris Layne Beachley
Cathy Freeman Megan Quinn
Tim Cope Gill Hicks
Vinh Giang Rachel Botsman
Winston Broadbent & Nanette Moulton, Directors of Saxton Speakers Bureau
the performers
Sounds of the 60's with Ciaran Gribbin and Darren PercivalCiaran Gribbin with the sounds of the 80's
Jade MacRae - Love will keep us together Tim Campbell - Let me entertain you
Tom Thum Finale
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