Elisabeth Galvin

Freelance writer and editor

Location icon United Kingdom

I've spent 17 years doing what I absolutely love — writing and editing magazines, newspapers and books.
I've been lucky enough to do this in three of my favourite cities: London, Sydney and Hong Kong.
In my spare time I enjoy open-water swimming and have come up with some of my best ideas as I floated across the English Channel,
under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and along the River Thames.

TheSchoolRun.com, Summer 2017
'Help! My child hasn't been offered a school place!'

When you're applying for school places, it's natural to worry that your child won't be accepted by any of your preferred schools. But a small number of parents find themselves in an even worse situation, and are not offered a place at all.

O'Hagan minding his own business

After working for 35 employers in eight years, Mike O'Hagan became his own boss at 28. Now he is one of Queensland's most innovative and influential entrepreneurs, writes Elisabeth Galvin.

Designing homelessness

There are a million vacant homes in Australia and 100,000 homeless. It isn't hard to see a solution. In a state as prosperous as Queensland, it is almost unimaginable that anyone could be homeless. But there are 19,838 people without a permanent address in the state, according to Think Outside.

Rosario La Spina finds his voice

One of Australia's most eminent tenors, Rosario La Spina, still calls Redcliffe home. Rosario La Spina is probably the only opera singer in the world who owes his career to a power tool.

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