- Journalist and Print Journalist
Janet Hawley has been a senior feature writer with Good Weekend for seventeen years. Completing an arts degree at Sydney University, Janet began her journalism career at the Daily Telegraph. After her cadetship Janet moved to The Australian, where she remained for ten years, and was intrinsic in developing 'page three profiles'. Janet joined The Age, where she was feature-writer-at-large for eight years, travelling throughout Australia and overseas and covering a range of topics including Indonesian politics and society, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Aboriginal culture, environmental issues, royal tours and sport. Janet has won many major awards for her arts features and profiles (including two Walkleys and the Gold Walkley) and her medical stories have also won several major awards.