Fighting For Justice by Robert Macklin

The Donald Thomson Story

It was this love for a world threatened with extinction that drove Donald Thomson for the rest of his life, fighting for justice through a threated invasion and the reality of a hostile and unrepentant occupation.

Available from 1st May 2024

About the Author


Robert is the author of 31 books, including Dark Paradise, Hamilton Hume and four works focusing on the SAS and Australia’s Special Forces: SAS Sniper, Redback One, SAS Insider and Warrior Elite.

He is a graduate of the screenwriting course of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School and has written and directed documentary films in 32 countries of Asia and the South Pacific.

He is currently researching and writing a new book on the Aboriginal people’s struggle for a broad acceptance of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Other Recent Books


The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

Dragon & Kangaroo

The relationship between Australia and China has never been so crucial – and so misunderstood on both sides – as it is today.

Warrior Elite

In gripping detail, Robert Macklin reveals the evolution of Australia’s Special Forces and intelligence agency operations …

Hamilton Hume

The untold story of Hamilton Hume — the Australian-born explorer who truly opened up the nation.


What I liked best was the tone – the quality of mind, the warmth and good humour.