Dr Norman Swan

Dr Norman Swan


Broadcaster and Journalist, Science and Health
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Elected in 2022
Citation on election

Dr Norman Swan has been Australia’s top health and medical science broadcaster for the last four decades, producing and delivering radio and TV programs across all areas. He is nationally and internationally recognised as an outstanding communicator to educate the public about the latest research in health, disease, treatments and research.

Dr Swan has championed good and criticised bad or unethical research, interviewed researchers and consumers globally, translating the information to improve health literacy and evidence-based choices. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Swan has become an important face and voice of reason for many.

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