The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia’s National Living Treasures


A compelling collection of personal stories inspired by the incredible achievements of Australia’s National Living Treasures.


ISBN: 9781760760229 Category:

Melinda Williams


Inspired by the incredible achievements of Australia’s National Living Treasures, Remarkable presents the first ever comprehensive collection of their personal stories. Based on extensive research and interviews, Melinda Williams captures the essence of over 100 of our most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists and contributors to public life.

With many of the stories accompanied by Michel Lawrence’s new and revealing portraits, Remarkable celebrates the Australians who are household names and throws the spotlight on others who are equally deserving.

The National Living Treasures list embodies all that is great about this nation. It is timely recognition of their enduring contributions to our lives and an extraordinary legacy for the generations that follow.

Additional information

Weight 1842 g
Dimensions 25.1 x 26 cm
Publisher name Thames & Hudson Australia Pty Ltd
Publication date 26 September 2018
Number of pages 320
Format Hardback
Contributors Photographs by Michel Lawrence
Dimensions 25.1 x 26 cm
Weight 1842 g

Melinda Williams is a freelance writer, researcher and producer who has worked in radio and TV. This is her first book.

Michel Lawrence is a portrait photographer, whose work is held in a number of collections, including the National Portrait Gallery. This is his third book.