Annabel Crabb is one of Australia’s most popular political journalists and commentators combining astute political commentary with humour, wit and personality. She is the presenter of the highly acclaimed ‘Kitchen Cabinet’ series and is also a regular contributor and presenter to The Drum on ABC News 24. More recently Annabel was granted unprecedented access to Parliament House for her latest series, ‘The House’, in which she reveals its secrets.
Annabel was born in rural South Australia in 1973, growing up on a sheep and grain farm. She completed a law degree in 1997 at Adelaide University but abandoned that career in favour of journalism, taking a cadetship with the Adelaide Advertiser. She was posted to the press gallery in Canberra, joined The Age in 2000 and worked in London from 2003-07 before joining the Herald in Sydney. While in London she completed a book on Labor in Opposition, Losing It, and also wrote a much-praised Quarterly Essay entitled Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm