Join Sky News Business Editor Ross Greenwood as he explores the incredible people and institutions that have helped to make Australia the incredible country it is today during The People Who Built Australia Sunday’s at 5:30pm AEST.
The new six-part series showcases the incredible success stories shaping our nation, exploring where we have come from and what the country’s future looks like.
Each thirty-minute episode explores a different industry – from mining, to banking, building and connectivity.
During episode one this Sunday, Ross Greenwood is joined by Andrew Forrest as they discuss how his determination to take on the big producers and challenge the status quo has delivered enormous returns for the whole country.
From the importance of having a crazy, brave plan A and a bullet proof plan B, Mr Forrest provides viewers with insight into how he became regarded as one of Australia’s biggest philanthropist as well as one of Australia’s most successful businessmen.
Ross Greenwood said: “Modern Australia has been built by some inspirational individuals and companies who’s stories of risk-taking and perseverance have rarely been told with such candour. Hopefully, their stories will inspire the next generation of Australian entrepreneurs and wealth-creators”.
The People Who Built Australia broadcasts weekly from this Sunday on Sky News on Foxtel and Sky News on WIN, in partnership with Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, CBA & Meriton.