Virginia Haussegger is an award winning journalist, author and social commentator. With more than 20 years in news broadcasting, her work has taken her around the globe – from the Middle East, Iraq, Europe, Afghanistan and Washington - reporting for Australia’s leading current affairs programs on Channel 9, the 7 Network and the ABC.

Virginia currently presents ABC TV News in Canberra, and hosts a variety of broadcast discussion events and panel forums. She is widely published across Australian print media and has been a weekly columnist for The Canberra Times, and contributor to The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.

She is Adjunct Professor with the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra, where she runs Masterclasses on Strategic Communications. Earlier this year Virginia was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Awards, for significant service to the community, particularly as an advocate for women's rights and gender equity, and to the media.

A new, ongoing survey on how young Australians understand and imagine their democracy is already challenging long-h… https://t.co/v45KEASdaa

RT @policy_space: Signs of an Unsafe ACT Hospital System for Patients as well as Practitioners https://t.co/1fk8yF4FOc Part of our Canberra…

RT @DelDemUCan: Pacific feminists are leading the leave no-one behind agenda of the #SDGs by amplifying voices of women of diverse sexual o…

RT @Virginia_Hauss: My thanks to our partners @UNWomenAust & an outstanding panel of wise people from @unwomenasia With your stewardship a…

RT @UCschoPES: When will we know the UK election result and what does it mean for Brexit? A useful guide for those of us watching in Austra…

RT @DelDemUCan: Looking for a good overview of the systemic approach to deliberative democracy? CHECK OUT this article by @StephenElstub @M…

RT @UniCanberra: Congratulations to Barbara Walsh, winner of the VC’s Excellence Award for Educator of the Year. Barbara’s innovative appro…

RT @DelDemUCan: Our speaker tonight @ClaudiaChwalisz, @UniCanberra’s Distinguished International Visitor of 2019. She’s giving #Canberra an…

RT @DelDemUCan: We have a full house and lots of pastries in our final seminar of the year w @ClaudiaChwalisz. Special thanks to our friend…

RT @Virginia_Hauss: Fantastic turnout for this morning’s fundraiser for UC Cancer Recovery Research ⁦@UniCanberra⁩ ⁦@UCIGPA⁩ ⁦@UCBGL⁩ Thank…

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