Ask about Don Watson
Key Points
  • Don Watson has written on Australian history, culture and politics, and the language of business and bureaucracy, for more than forty years.
  • He has written four books and delivered countless speeches on weasel words and the horrors of management-language.
  • The failings and hilarious absurdities of management-speak and the decay of public language
  • The Australian bush
  • US politics and culture
  • Speechwriting
  • Horse racing
  • Writing workshops
  • Keynote speaker
  • Master of Ceremonies

Don did a great job of meeting the brief that we gave him. He was able to draw together all of the participants to make them understand how much they have in common as land managers, despite property size or enterprise, and how significant their stewardship role is locally, globally and across time.  
Yarra Ranges Council

Good mix of humour and rapport with audience, challenged people - lots of positive feedback post talk.
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning