The woman who fooled the world: Belle Gibson’s cancer con

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Event Date: 
30 November 2017
Author / Presenters: 
Nick Toscano

Hear award-winning journalist Nick Toscano discuss the exposé he wrote with Beau Donelly, of Belle Gibson’s rise to fame – based on the false claim that she cured her brain cancer with a healthy diet – her subsequent fall from grace, and the devastating impact on her fans. Nick will also explore the lure and dangers of alternative cancer treatments and the flourishing industry behind the wellness and ‘clean eating’ movements.

7.45 pm, Thursday 30 November
Brunswick Library