Dame Elisabeth Murdoch & Tania de Jong

For most of her long life of 101 years, Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC, DBE has worked tirelessly on behalf of many causes of which she is a generous benefactor, especially in health, welfare and the arts. Tania de Jong AM is a singer and musical entrepreneur committed to developing the creative potential of people through active participation in music and the arts. They are good friends and Tania sees Dame Elisabeth as an inspiration and a mentor.

Audio Extracts

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch




McLennan Sculpture Gallery


Victorian Tapestry Workshop


Cruden Farm

Tania de Jong


Folding umbrella story


Determination to succeed as a singer


Music & arts in schools – Song Room


Unlocking creativity