2023 — 4 speeches
Osman Faruqi is one of Australia’s leading political journalists and is the culture news editor for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald. Osman was previously the editor of Schwartz Media’s 7am podcast. He is a frequent commentator on matters related to racial, ethnic and cultural identity in Australia.
Born in Pakistan, Osman moved to Australia with his family at the age of two.
He has worked as an editor at the ABC and was an award-winning reporter with the flagship audio documentary program Background Briefing.
He has judged the Walkley Awards and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. He is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales.
He sits on the board of one of Melbourne's premier contemporary arts spaces, Gertrude Contemporary.