Connie Agius

Connie Agius is an award-winning multimedia journalist. She has spent almost three years investigating the Italian mafia groups and people smuggling networks. Connie has worked in radio, television and online for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and as a producer for Channel 4 News. She has also contributed to Newsweek, Deutsche Welle’s Inside Europe and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). Her latest essay, “Bound by Blood: Women and the ‘ndrangheta: a family you can’t refuse” was published in Australia's leading literary journal, Meanjin. Connie's multimedia project, Inside the Mafia, will take you inside the lives of women and children in the 'ndrangheta. She will analyze the inner workings of some of these families and demonstrate what it really means for them to be part of the "Family."