Tara Moss is an author, journalist, TV documentary presenter, speaker, human rights advocate, and anti-cyberbullying campaigner. She is the host, co-executive producer and co-writer of 'Cyberhate with Tara Moss' on the ABC, examining the phenomenon of online abuse. She proudly gave her address to the nation on 'Cyberhate and Beyond', at the National Press Club in 2017, putting the phenomenon of extreme online abuse and harassment on the national agenda.
Tara is an outspoken advocate for human rights and the rights of women and children. She has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2007 and as of 2013, is UNICEF Australia's National Ambassador for Child Survival. Tara has spoken at numerous schools on cyberbullying, online ethics and child safety. In 2015 she received an Edna Ryan Award for her significant contribution to feminist debate, speaking out for women and children and inspiring others to challenge the status quo.
Tara's written 11 bestselling books, including her critically-acclaimed autobiography, 'The Fictional Woman', published in 2014 which became a number one national non-fiction bestseller. Her iconic cover design, featuring her face labeled with 'fictions' or stereotypes about women won Best Non-Fiction Book Design at the Australia Book Design Awards in 2015.
She is a PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney and has earned her private investigator credentials from the Australian Security Academy. Her latest book is 'Speaking Out: A 21st Century Handbook for Women and Girls' with her next fiction novel due for release in 2018.
"Life is too short to live
the same day twice."
~ Tara Moss