Filled with stories about Australia since World War Two plus William s own anecdotes and observations, THE MAKING OF MODERN AUSTRALIA touches on the celebrations, sorrows and spirit of the last 70 years. It creates a national picture of our past and present. It is told through four main themes of romance, religion, family and home.
From the stories of service personnel returning home to the multicultural melting pot of postwar migration, to falling in and out of love, to the changes in beliefs and expectations, this book reveals a unique view of our country. Writtten alongside the four-part documentary series, THE MAKING OF MODERN AUSTRALIA, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, is narrated by Willaim McInnes.