Writers @ Stanton: Grantlee Kieza

Date : 
29 November 2022 
Venue: Stanton Library
Council Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

"Hudson Fysh" by Grantlee Kieza tells the extraordinary life of the World War I hero who founded Qantas and gave Australia its wings.

Hudson Fysh was a decorated World War I hero who not only founded Australia’s national airline, Qantas, but steered it for almost half a century from its humble beginnings with two rickety biplanes to the age of the jumbo jets.

More than anyone, Fysh shaped the way that Australians saw the world.

It is a fascinating, lively and thoroughly researched portrait of a modest, resolute family man who changed the way that millions of Australians saw the world; an Aussie war hero and innovator whose courage and grit helped him transform a little bush airline into a global giant.

Award-winning journalist Grantlee Kieza OAM held senior editorial positions at the Daily TelegraphSunday Telegraph and the Courier-Mail for many years. He is a Walkley Award finalist and the author of twenty acclaimed books, including the recent bestsellers Lawson, BanksMacquarieBanjoMrs Kelly and Monash. Grantlee lives in Brisbane.


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Please stay home if you feel unwell.



29 November 2022 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM


Stanton Library
234 Miller Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060


For more information please contact Stanton Library.

: 9936 8400

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