"Never accept second best from yourself" - Ita Buttrose AO OBE
Media mogul! Warrior for working mums! Creator of the first male nude centrefold in Australia!
Ita's career in journalism has smashed through one glass ceiling after another. In 1972 she was the founding editor of Cleo magazine, then editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly before becoming the first female editor of a major newspaper in Australia in 1981 as Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph. A powerhouse in Australian media and a respected advocate for multiple causes, Ita’s focus on community service and support for the vulnerable has been widely recognised and celebrated.