Heather Henderson

Remembering Sir Robert and Dame Pattie Menzies

2019-01-02T15:24:53+11:00October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

*Booking From 9 October only* Speaker(s): Heather Henderson Date: 2013-10-23 Venue: Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Level 17, 8 Chifley, Sydney (opposite Chifley Sq, between Phillip, Hunter and Elizabeth Streets) Time: 5:30 for 6pm

Remembering Sir Robert and Dame Pattie Menzies

2017-05-10T10:48:44+10:00October 22nd, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Heather Henderson is the daughter of Sir Robert and Dame Pattie Menzies, the editor of Letters to My Daughter and, most recently, author of A Smile for My Parents. Heather Henderson was born in Melbourne and moved to Canberra in 1951 after her father Robert Menzies became prime minister. In 1955 she married Peter Henderson [...]

Letters From My Father, Robert Menzies – Book Launch

2017-05-10T16:40:06+10:00October 11th, 2011|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2011, Sir Robert Menzies’ daughter Heather Henderson published her father’s letters to her, written over the years she had been living overseas with her diplomat husband Peter Henderson. These letters reveal a very different Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia from 1939-1941 and again from 1949-1966, from the imposing public figure most Australian came [...]