These are Our Stories. From bushrangers and prime ministers to how Australian inventions have changed the world.
Who invented the black box flight recorder, stump cam, spray-on skin, the baby capsule, the lawn mower and Hills Hoist? Australians, that’s who.
Necessity is the mother of invention. When white settlers first came to Australia their existence relied on creative solutions to their problems.
Step into the world of brilliant Aussie inventions and find out what makes Australia one of the world’s most inventive nations.
About The Author
Amy Hunter has an engineering degree and used to work with inventors.
She works as a patent attorney, so if you ever do invent something she is the person to call!
She lives in Melbourne with her husband and her dogs.
About The Illustrator
Award-winning illustrator David Rowe has been published daily in the Australian Financial Review for 10 years.
For Ages: 7+ years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 2nd March 2009
Dimensions (cm): 29.8 x 21.0 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.164