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Bendigo Writers Festival Saturday Keynote: Ita Buttrose


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She set agendas, dictated style, and changed the way magazine publishing was done in Australia. One of the most respected speakers in Australia and the author/co-author of ten books, Ita Buttrose speaks with feature writer Di Dempsey about the passions that shaped her life. From business to the arts, this is a woman whose determination and ability has kept her at the forefront of public life for many decades.

This session will be held at the Capital Theatre.



Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose became the first woman to ever edit a major metropolitan newspaper in Australia when she was appointed editor-in-chief of News Limited‘s Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. She later became Editor-in-Chief of Fairfax Media’s Sun-Herald, having worked as a senior feature writer on ... Read more

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