Dr Norman Swan

Health Journalist,

Dr Norman Swan is one of Australia’s most well-respected health journalists, with an international career spanning more than three decades. A past Gold Walkley winner, Norman has shone a spotlight on public health issues across shows such as RN’s Health Report, ABC’s 7.30 Report, Four Corners and Coronacast – a daily podcast on the coronavirus – and will be presenting on our session theme “Mainstreaming biosecurity: turning buzzwords into a way of life”.

In his keynote address, Norman will share his experiences and knowledge in ‘mainstreaming’ important messages to a broad audience – bridging the gap from awareness to practice change. His address will provide delegates with key takeaways on how we can mainstream the importance of biosecurity practices, bringing about positive and sustained engagement from the broader population.