On ABC Classic FM Midday, Margaret Throsby interviews special guests who give extraordinary insights into their life and work, thoughts and feelings. Margaret's guest list reads like a who's who of Australia and the world, but also includes less well-known people with their own remarkable stories. It is Margaret's warmth and her deep engagement with people that make these ABC Classic FM Midday interviews a 'must subscribe' podcast.
July 29th, 2015
Episode 125 of 234 episodes
Professor the Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO recently retired from her role as Governor of New South Wales after 13 years (March 2001 to October 2014). Before that she was Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney, Area Director of Mental Health Services Central Sydney and Senior Consultant to the Aboriginal Medical Service in Redfern and to the Aboriginal Medical Service in Kempsey. Her medical and community work focussed on children's services, psychiatry and mental health services and also indigenous health programs.