Stan Grant


Stan Grant is the International Affairs Editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a multi-award winning current affairs host, and author.

Stan Grant’s Aboriginal heritage has shaped his dynamic, resilient personality. Born in Griffith in south-west New South Wales, in 1963, Stan Grant’s mother is from the Kamilaroi people and his father is of the Wiradjuri.

Stan has hosted major news and current affairs programs on Australian commercial and public T.V. He has been a political correspondent for the ABC, a Europe correspondent for the Seven Network based in London and for a decade was senior international correspondent for the international broadcaster CNN based in Hong Kong, Beijing and the Middle East.

Stan has won many major awards including an Australian T.V Logie, a Columbia University Du-Pont Award (the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), and the prestigious U.S Peabody Award. He is a four-time winner of the highly prized Asia TV Awards including reporter of the year and three time winner of Australia’s prestigious Walkley Awards. He is twice winner of the Australian Academy of Cinema Television and the Arts award.

Stan has written The Tears of Strangers,Talking To My Country. Australia Day, and With the Falling of the Dusk (Harper Collins), On Identity (Melbourne University Press) On Thomas Keneally and the Quarterly Essay “The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming (Black Inc) and has published numerous articles and opinion pieces for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.

He is the writer of the critically acclaimed and multiple award winning feature documentary The Australian Dream.

Stan is an Ambassador for the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation, TEDxSydney’s Pay It Forward Charity Partner.