Lachlan Macquarie: The Father of Australia 11 years old

In ten years he turned a prison colony into the foundation of a nation

Biography of Lachlan Macquarie and his wife, Elizabeth, who arrived to govern the colony of New South Wales in Australia in 1810. In just over a decade, the couple transformed the prison colony into a proto nation.

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Lachlan Macquarie: The Father of Australia Cast

Name Character
Clive Russell He was 65, now 76 years old as Lachlan Macquarie
David Tennant He was 39, now 51 years old as Narrator
Lewis Fitz-Gerald He was 52, now 63 years old as Commissioner Bigge (as Lewis Fitzgerald)

Lachlan Macquarie: The Father of Australia Crew

Name Department
Lachlan Macquarie: The Father of Australia (11 years)

In ten years he turned a prison colony into the foundation of a nation

  • Release day: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
  • Runtime: 63 minutes