Virginia Trioli peels back the public persona of some of Australia’s biggest names - what they love, the road not taken and the things they do only when the cameras and microphones are off.
Adam Hills: The comedian's World Cup dream finally came true
He played rugby from a young age, but ended up with a massively successful career in comedy. Then a league for players with a disability was formed.
Adam Liaw: The reality star is on the hunt for Australia's national dish
The reality TV cook always has a new project on the boil, with his success coming from always having a seven-year itch with his career.
Sigrid Thornton: From Snowy River, to Seachange, to household name
The actor boasts a rich and impactful career at home in Australia. But she told Virginia Trioli that a significant fork in the road nearly saw her chase the bright lights of Hollywood.
Briggs: The rapper went from being 'mega broke' to breaking through
He was a no-show at his tram driver induction, but Briggs needed the money far less than he needed to follow his creativity.
Maggie Dent: The beloved parenting author nearly ended her life as a teen
It was a dark fork in the road that ultimately led to a joyful career working with children and giving common-sense advice to struggling parents.
Charlie Pickering: From chasing the corner office to taking centre stage
The comic's career has been all about the work: in stand-up comedy, as host of The Weekly, and now on ABC Radio Melbourne.