Dr Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia's foremost researchers on social trends. She has a background in publishing, academia and politics, and holds degrees in law and film studies and a PhD in Gender Studies. For nearly 9 years Rebecca was the Director of The Mind & Mood Report, Australia's longest running social trends report. She is the author of numerous books including 'Still Lucky: why you should feel optimistic about Australia and its people' (Penguin 2017) and 'Australia Fair: Listen to the Nation', the first Quarterly Essay for 2019. Her next book will be published in 2019 by Murdoch Books on climate change and emotion.