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Robert Wainwright – ‘Why Muriel Matters and still does’

March 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Robert Wainwright has been a journalist for 25 years, rising from the grassroots of country journalism in Western Australia to a senior writer with The Sydney Morning Herald. His career has ranged from politics to crime, always focusing on the people behind the major news of the day.

Fascinated by characters and what drives them, he has written books about a diverse group which include: Rose Porteous; Caroline Byrne; Martin Bryant; Sheila Chisholm – the Australian beauty who bewitched British society; Test cricketer Justin Langer; Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe; George Ingle Finch – the Maverick Mountaineer and Miss Muriel Matters – the fearless Australian suffragist, who fought for equality.

Robert lives in London with his wife, Paola Totaro, and their family.

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March 8, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Adelaide Bowling Club
Dequeteville Terrace
Kent Town, SA 5067 Australia
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