A Scottish migrant, Pat Gibson-Amor B.A. (Hons) Social Sciences, worked in the Public Service for 20 years in Human Resources and as an Industrial Relations Consultant. Since retirement she has been writing biographies and memoirs.
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.