The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

Author(s): Geraldine Doogue


Iconic journalist and television presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are we, as women, represented at the top levels of power in Australia? In candid and personal conversations with fourteen women leading the way in fields as wide-ranging as business, politics, religion, education and the armed forces, Doogue gets to the heart of what it means to be a woman in power in Australia. Inspiring and insightful, The Climb reveals a varied and at times quite unexpected picture of contemporary Australia.


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* Major launch to be held in Sydney and national tour to follow * Extract to be placed in newspaper supplement such as Good Weekend or the Weekend Australian magazine * Author will be a guest at several major writers festivals in 2014 * Interviews with author and contributors in major broadsheets such as the Age, the West Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald and Sunday Star Times * Author to appear on ABC TV programs such as 7.30 Report and Q&A * Author to be interviewed on radio programs such as Conversations with Richard Fidler and Radio National's Late Night Live * Widespread review coverage in major newspapers such as the Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Herald Sun, the Australian and NZ Herald * Review coverage in publications such as the Monthly, Australian Book Review and the Big Issue * Review coverage in glossy magazines such as Vogue, Cleo, Marie Claire, MiNDFOOD and Australian Women's Weekly * Advertisements in current affairs publications such as the Monthly, Crikey, Griffith Review and on their associated websites * Major online advertising on current affairs and news sites such as Women's Agenda, the Hoopla, Australian Financial Review and Fairfax online * Promotions and giveaways through organisations like Women's Agenda, Emily's List and Sheilas * Advertisements in bookseller newsletters and catalogues * Banner advertising on bookseller websites * Feature title in Text newsletters and website * Major social media campaign including paid FB advertising

Geraldine Doogue is a renowned Australian journalist and broadcaster, host of Radio National's Saturday Extra and ABC Television's Compass. She has won two Penguin Awards for excellence in broadcasting from the Television Society of Australia and a United Nations Media Peace Prize.

General Fields

  • : 9781922182326
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : July 2014
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : Geraldine Doogue
  • : Paperback