Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose and Kerry Packer


Ita Buttrose is an exceptional Australian, who has led in so many different theatres of endeavour as a businesswoman, journalist, author, advisor to corporate, community and welfare, and as a director. After a distinguished career with Australian Consolidated Press and then with News Limited, she started her own publishing company and created ITA Magazine as well as doing publishing work for such clients as David Jones, Telstra, and the Australian Tax Office for whom her company created the first TaxPack. Currently she appears weekly on Seven Network’s Sunrise as a social commentator and is Editor-at-Large for OK! Magazine.

She is a committed contributor to community and welfare organisations and is currently patron of the Macular Degeneration Foundation and ASCA – Adult Survivors of Child Abuse. She was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for her services to the community especially in the field of public health education when she spearheaded Australia’s HIV/AIDS Education Program; she received the OBE for her services to journalism and a Centenary Medal for her leadership to Australian Society.

She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and recently was voted one of Australia’s most admired businesswomen. She has written eight very successful books including her autobiography and a novel, the most recent work was the motivational title Get In Shape in 2007. (Credit: Harry M. Miller Group).

Ita Buttrose is exclusively represented by the Harry M. Miller Group