Anne Brooksbank

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Anne Brooksbank
Anne Mary Brooksbank

1943 (age 80–81)
Occupation(s)Screenwriter, novelist, educator
SpouseBob Ellis
ChildrenJack Ellis

Anne Mary Brooksbank (born 1943) is an Australian writer. She has written a number of novels as well as scripts for film and TV.[1]

She teaches screenwriting at The Australian Film Television and Radio School.[2]

Personal life[edit]

She was born in Melbourne and studied English literature and history at Melbourne University and painting at the National Gallery School before becoming a professional writer.

She was married to Bob Ellis, with whom she occasionally collaborated.


  • Mad Dog Morgan (1976)[3]
  • Archer (1985)[4]
  • On Loan (1990)
  • All My Love (1991)
  • Marriage Acts (2000)
  • Mother's Day (2005)
  • Sir Katherine
  • Big Thursday
  • Father's Day

Select film and TV credits[edit]


  1. ^ "Anne Brooksbank". AustLit. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Screenwriting for Film: Online - Australian Film Television and Radio School". Archived from the original on 19 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  3. ^ Ellis, Bob; Brooksbank, Anne, 1943- (1976), Mad dog Morgan, Corgi Books{{citation}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Brooksbank, Anne (1985), Archer, Bay Books, ISBN 978-0-85835-824-9
  5. ^ "Literary lovers: Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore". Radio National: Books and Arts. ABC. 17 July 2015.

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