Author(s): Hazel Edwards
This Aussie Heroes series introduces primary-aged children to heroes who have made a contribution to Australian society. Each hero has helped others in need and in turn shaped history. An insightful look at the fascinating lives of great Australians. Fred Hollows grew up in rural New Zealand. As a child he wanted to change things. He qualified as an eye doctor and moved to Australia. Fred Hollows gave vision to more than a million people. He worked in remote and Aboriginal communities providing much needed aid, often for free.