PhD Researcher

Screen | Media | Culture

Research publications and media by Damien O’Meara, Melbourne-based PhD candidate

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O’Meara, D [In Press], ‘The queer television celebrity interview: uncovering the role of the queer national celebrity in Australian television production’, in J McIntyre & A Moore (eds), The Routledge Companion to Gender and Celebrity.


O’Meara D 2022, ‘Queer romcom Bros struggled at the box-office. Are mainstream audiences still not ready?’, The Conversation, 21 October.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘The Daily’, 2SER Sydney, 6 October

O’Meara, D and Burke, L 2022, ‘Peppa Pig has introduced a pair of lesbian polar bears, but Aussie kids’ TV has been leading the way in queer representation’, The Conversation, 22 September.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Mornings with Adam Steer’, ABC Radio Darwin, 25 August.

McIntyre, J and O’Meara, D 2022, ‘Would Carlotta, Australia’s most celebrated drag queen, have made it on Rupaul’s Drage Race?’, The Conversation, 4 August.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Canberra Live with Leon Delaney’, 2CCC, 28 July.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Drive’, Joy 94.9, 28 July.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Mornings with Adam Steer’, ABC Radio Darwin, 28 July.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Drive with Richard Glover’, ABC Radio Sydney, 26 July.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Tuesday Drive’, Triple U FM, 26 July.

O’Meara, D [Interview] 2022, ‘Neighbours launched careers and trained screen industry professionals’, Afternoons ABC Radio Melbourne, 26 July.

O’Meara, D, Balanzategui, J and McIntyre, J 2022, ‘The loss of Neighbours is a loss of career pathways for Australia’s emerging screen professionals’, The Conversation, 26 July.

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