Australia has lost one of its greatest exemplars of a life well lived: the beloved Dame Elisabeth Murdoch has died peacefully in her home, aged 103.
The Murdoch family matriarch led life according to a noble moral code – how can I best serve others? – and she did so with great humility, believing it to be “her great good fortune to help.”
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. Photo via The Herald Sun.
“One’s chief obligation is to think about other people and how one can help,” she once told an interviewer, and accordingly she contributed her time and money to over 110 charities, serving on the ...