LIZ SWANTON: Australia

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Liz Swanton has been a journalist for more than 20 years, making her start writing finance in Australia’s national broadsheet, The Australian, before moving onto radio, TV and magazines.

As a freelancer, she’s delved into motoring, motorsport, tourism, FMCG and the convenience store industry, with craft and home improvements all part of the mix. Her stories have appeared in the likes of the Sydney Morning HeraldBetter Homes & GardensSenior Traveller and Auto Action.

Between stories, she may be kayaking, walking her two cocker spaniels or enjoying good wine and food.

Liz was born in New Zealand but moved to Australia when she was six years old so she can claim strong connections to both countries. She has lived in Wellington, Melbourne and Sydney and has travelled extensively.