David Hill

During his remarkable career, David Hill has been chairman then managing director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, chairman of the Australian Football Association, chief executive of the State Rail Authority, chairman of Sydney Water Corporation and chairman of CREATE (an organisation representing children in institutional care). He has for many years been a leading figure in the international campaign to have the Parthenon sculptures returned from the British Museum to Greece. He lives in Sydney.



A heartbreaker you can't put down, a calmly narrated and impeccably researched tale of children from poor British families transported to Australia not in the eighteenth but in the twentieth century...A triumph of spirit and craft and humane forgiveness.Thomas Keneally

A compelling and moving account of how institutional cruelty was covered up by secrecy and wishful thinking.Geoffrey Robertson QC