In a career spanning 33 years, Steve Foley has been a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor for some of Australia s leading newspapers, including The Sun News- Pictorial, The Age, The Australian and The Sunday Herald. Editor of The Sunday Age from 1999 to 2002, he has also been Executive Editor, Assistant Editor (Features), Managing Editor (Saturday) and Deputy Editor (news packages) of The Age over the past decade. Geoffrey Blainey is one of Australia's most significant and popular historians. Professor Blainey taught at the University of Melbourne for many years and chaired the Australia Council from 1977 to 1981. He was delegate to the 1998 Constitutional Convention and has served on many Commonwealth boards and councils, including the Australian War Memorial, the Literature Board, the Australian Heritage Commission, and the National Council for the Centenary of Federation.