Jon Baines ToursDr Norman Swan

Dr Norman Swan hosts RN’s Health Report and during the COVID-19 pandemic, has co-hosted Coronacast, a podcast on the coronavirus. Norman is also a reporter and commentator on the ABC’s '7.30', 'Midday,' 'News Breakfast' and 'Four Corners' and a guest host on 'RN Breakfast.' He is a past winner of the Gold Walkley and has won other Walkleys, including one in 2020. He created 'Invisible Enemies', on pandemics and civilisation for Channel 4 UK and subsequently broadcast in 27 countries.
 Norman has been awarded the medal of the Australian Academy of Science and an honorary MD from the University of Sydney.

His book, 'So You Think You Know What’s Good For You' (Hachette) is a best seller and was recently released in the UK. His latest book 'So You Want To Live Younger Longer' has also been on the best seller list.

Norman trained in medicine and paediatrics in Aberdeen, London and Sydney before joining the ABC.

Dr Norman Swan will be leading these tours

Sun setting over Florence

Legacies of Plagues: A social and medical history tour of Italy, France and England

2 - 20 May 2024

Plague has shaped our world. From ancient times through the Black Death to COVID-19, our medical, economic, culinary, social and art history has been irrevocably influenced by plague. This tour...