Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame digital stories

Steve Irwin  Steve Irwin, 2009 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame inductee

Eleven new digital stories are now online as part of the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame. These stories celebrate, record and retell the history of outstanding Queensland business leaders, leading businesses and their contribution to Queensland.

Terri Irwin talks about the life of her husband and his lasting legacy; Frank Burnett of Castlemaine Perkins tells the story about well-known character “Mr Fourex” and Sister Angela Mary, Queenslander of the Year in 1989, reflects on her time as Chief Executive of the Mater Hospitals. There are stories on many other businesses and business leaders, including QANTAS, Clem Jones, Don Argus, Bob Bryan, Burns Philp, Jim Kennedy, Joe Saragossi, John and Valmai Pidgeon.

View all the stories via Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame website

These stories are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommerical – No Derivative Works license.

These stories were created as part of a joint partnership between the State Library of Queensland, QUT’s Faculty of Business and the Queensland Library Foundation.