Erin O'Dwyer

Journalist, Editor & Storyteller


Susan Sarandon: Men should be feminists too


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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald

July 15, 2016

An interview with Susan Sarandon comes with a list of off-limit topics – politics, the church and anything with a whiff of Woody Allen. She talks to Erin O’Dwyer.

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All About Adele


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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald

November 22, 2015

After a four-year hiatus, Adele is back and in fine voice. She talks motherhood, fame and her new album in this exclusive Australian interview with Erin O’Dwyer.

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The motherhood penalty

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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
April 1, 2015

Can women relish motherhood and keep their feet firmly on the career trajectory? Erin O’Dwyer reports on our difficult quest to have it all.

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Dancing between the lines

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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
June 14, 2015fran

Bangarra choreographer Frances Rings has won plaudits for her dance artistry. But behind her stellar success lies a story of family pain and separation. She talks to Erin O’Dwyer.

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Brooke Shields: my mother and me

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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
December 2, 2014

Brooke Shields was the biggest star of her generation. But the ’80s icon carried the burden of living with her alcoholic mother. She opens up to Erin O’Dwyer.

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Birth of the uncool


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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
November 2, 2014

She’s young, ridiculously wealthy and refreshingly prim and proper. Erin O’Dwyer finds out why not being part of the cool club has paid off handsomely for Taylor Swift.

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The non-conformist

Emma Balfour

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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
July 20, 2014

One of the most sought-after models of the ’90s, Emma Balfour is back but wants the quiet life without all the “stuff”. She talks to Erin O’Dwyer about trying to make the world a little bit better.

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The woman most likely

Tanya Plibersek

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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
October 20, 2013

If Labor is to make its way out of the political wilderness, deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek will be a key player. She talks exclusively to Erin O’Dwyer

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The three of us

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Sunday Life, The Sun-Herald
October 5, 2014

Life threw Erin O’Dwyer an unimaginable curve ball when she found herself facing single parenthood with twin boys.

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Kingdom of women

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ABC Radio National, 360 Documentaries
May 5, 2013

Imagine if your brother raised your children and your husband visited a few times a week. This is the ancient cultural practice of the Mosuo people – one of the last surviving matriarchal societies in the world.

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