When Muster Dogs first hit screens, the lively kelpie pups adopted into farming homes across Australia became instant stars. Lisa Millar tells Amanda Vanstone about her new book, why the TV show resonated with audiences and its impact on her own life.
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Lisa Millar is the co-host of ABC TV's News Breakfast. Millar returned to the ABC in Australia after finishing a decade-long posting as bureau chief in both London and Washington DC, covering some of the world's biggest stories. She began her career at the Gympie Times in 1988 and has worked in print, TV and radio. She won a Walkley Award in 2005 for investigative reporting.
Amanda Vanstone presented ABC Radio National’s Counterpoint for a decade. She currently serves on the boards, councils and committees for various organisations. She hoards cookbooks and believes chatting about childhood recollections of food, sharing recipes and ideas is the greatest way to bridge ethnic, social and political boundaries. Sadly, she remains the longest serving female Cabinet minister since Federation.