Indue Leadership Forum MC Profile: Madonna King, Journalist and Commentator

Madonna King is an award-winning journalist, author and commentator. She has long been known as the voice of current affairs in Queensland, heading the top rating current affairs program on the ABC for six years, and winning several national ABC awards for her journalism.

Madonna King’s experience in media and politics makes her a thought-provoking and entertaining host for Indue’s annual Leadership Forum.

Madonna’s fifth and latest book is a biography of former federal treasurer Joe Hockey. In addition to this, she also authored the biography of Australian of the Year and inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine, Ian Frazer.

Madonna writes for the Sydney Morning Herald Good Weekend magazine, and her weekly column, That Thinking Feeling, appears on Brisbane Times each Thursday. Previously, she wrote a popular Saturday column for Brisbane’s The Courier-Mail.

She travels around Australia moderating hypotheticals and debates on topics as varied as leadership, education, politics, business, resources, the law, tourism and the environment.

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Indue’s annual Leadership Forum: The Art of Thinking Differently is being held in Sydney on 1–3 June 2016. Please click here for the full agenda and registration details. If you have any queries, please contact Elizabeth Flynn on 07 3258 4265 or email

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