From Gough Whitlam and Donald Bradman to Fred Hollows, Margaret Olley, and Saint Mary MacKillop, and from explorers to scientists, businesspeople, artists, politicians, and writers, this book celebrates the many Australians that have made this country the great nation it is today. Following the success of "Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations," we look at the people behind those acheivements and many more. Explore and celebrate people from all walks of life and a range of industries who have made a lasting contribution to Australia's history and society. Filled with information, interesting fact pages, breakout boxes, and loads of illustrations, this is a fun and inspiring book for people of all ages, and especially children aged 12+, to dip into.
Australia's Greatest People and Their Achievements
Random House Australia