Warren Brown (cartoonist)
Sydney, New South Wales
|Occupation||Cartoonist, television presenter|
He has been an editorial newspaper cartoonist since 1986. He is currently cartoonist for the Sydney's Daily Telegraph, for which he also writes a weekly motoring column.
He created editorial cartoons for the ABC television programs Difference of Opinion and Insiders, and presented the history programs National Treasures, The Prime Ministers' National Treasures, Rewind and Moments in Time.
In 1995, as part of the Federal Government’s Australia Remembers commemorative program, he co-conceived and implemented Back to the Track, a pilgrimage for WWII veterans commemorating the building of the Stuart Highway between Alice Springs and Darwin, involving a troop train and a convoy of 100 WWII vehicles.
In May 2005, Brown participated in a recreation of the 1907 Peking to Paris race using five 100 year-old cars. He also presented a four-part documentary series about the event.
Since 2006, he has acted as the overnight MC at Gallipoli on Anzac Day and the pre-service MC at the Australian War Cemetery at Lone Pine.
In 2012 he wrote a biography of Australian adventurer Francis Birtles.
- Truck of Truth a blazing success by Warren Brown (Daily Telegraph, 2007-11-16) showing Brown with his 1929 Dennis fire engine.
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