Kate Legge

Escaping from the Rat Race – A Cradle Mountain Love Story

2019-04-18T10:02:22+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Gustav Weindorfer arrived in Melbourne from Austria in June 1900 and later met and married Tasmanian Kate Cowle. Their love of the natural and wild led them to Cradle Mountain where they eventually built a chalet for guests to stay. Their Waldheim or “home in the forest” was built of King Billy Pine. The couple [...]

Escaping the Rat Race – The Story of Cradle Mountain

2019-03-13T08:33:24+11:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Kate Legge (Journalist and author – most recently of Kindred) Date: 11 Mar 2019 Topic: Escaping the Rat Race – The Story of Cradle Mountain Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 26 February 2019  

Marriage, Melbourne And The Middle Class

2017-05-12T16:01:10+10:00July 22nd, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Kate Legge is a multi award winning journalist who has covered federal politics out of Canberra and US presidential elections in Washington DC. She now writes on social affairs for The Australian.  Her first novel, The Unexpected Elements of Love, (2006) was long-listed for the Miles Franklin Award. With the publication of her second novel The Marriage [...]