Kirsti Melville


Country: Australia

Kirsti Melville is a Walkley award-winning presenter and documentary producer at ABC RN based in Perth who, these days, spends a lot of time in remote Western Australia recording people’s stories. She’s obsessed with understanding the complexities of human relationships, shining a light on untold injustices, and adding to the out-of-control pile of books beside her bed.

Appearing in

Main Program | Unlocking Medium and Genre in Writing

How does storytelling differ from one medium to another? Join writer and comedian Sami Shah, documentary producer Kirsti Melville, and writer Brigid Delaney as they present writing across different genres …


Main Program | Writing as Catharsis

In the face of trauma, writing can be deeply cathartic and help us make sense of our lives, our relationships, and ourselves. In his new memoir, Patting the Shark, Tim …


Main Program | Investigative Journalism

Drew Ambrose and Andreas Harsono specialise in uncovering corruption, human rights, and environmental issues. Together they share their stories, as well as, the in-depth process required for this type of …


Special Event | Four Seasons of Wellness

From yoga and meditation to the importance of diet, self-care and survival, Fariha Roisin, Tim Baker, Brigid Delaney and Desi Anwar share their personal stories on the ultimate meaning of …