Julie McCrossin


Julie McCrossin gets people talking. After over 20 years as a broadcaster with ABC Radio National, ABC TV and Network Ten, she is now a freelance journalist and broadcaster. Julie also facilitates conferences and seminars. Julie has qualifications in the arts, education and law.

After treatment for stage four HPV-related throat cancer in 2013, Julie is now an Ambassador for Beyond FiveTargeting Cancer and TROG Cancer Research. Julie hosts the podcast series, The Thing About Cancer and The Thing About Advanced Cancer for Cancer Council NSW.

Julie also hosts the new podcast series produced for patients and family members by the head and neck cancer charity, Beyond Five. In 2019, Julie was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the community, particularly through LGBTIQ advocacy roles and to the broadcast media.


Julie’s website

Julie on Twitter

Julie’s Story

Beyond Five profile

Podcast: The Thing About Cancer

Podcast: The Thing About Advanced Cancer

Podcast: Head and Neck Cancer Series