Tony Wellington is a writer, radio host, photographer and book illustrator. His works include Freak Out, Happy? Exploding Cultural Myths about Happiness and a history of Noosa, Noosa and Cooloola. He also co-authored (with John Shand) Don’t Shoot the Best Boy! The Film Crew at Work, and he has produced several photography books, the most recent of which is Wild About Noosa. For many years Tony worked in the film and television industry as a scriptwriter, director and editor, and lectured in media studies and film. He holds a degree from Macquarie University and is a former mayor of Noosa Shire. He has three grown children and lives in the Noosa hinterland with his wife.