The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie : Founding Father or Failure?
When Lachlan Macquarie was appointed Governor of New South Wales in 1810, Sydney was still a penal colony. By the time he returned to London in 1822, Australia had its first bank and currency, and Sydney was a free settlement with more than 250 new buildings. Here is the story of the man who changed Australia.
Michael Sedunary’s narrative is both informative and interactive; he poses questions and points out modern parallels.