Michael is currently the host of Radio National’s Books & Arts program at ABC TV. He has also written and published some books including, Defending the National Tuckshop.
Michael married Hannie Rayson in 1998 and they are together since their marriage. He and his wife first met at Ormond College at Melbourne University in the late 1970s and after 20 years they again met on Brunswick Street and then feel in love with each other. But there is no any information regarding their children.
Through his journalism career, he has earned a lot but has not revealed his real net worth.