Angry Anderson is a contemporary Australian icon and unquestionably one of the best known and most recognised individuals of his generation.
Think of Angry Anderson and so many words and images spring to mind – an incurable romantic, passionate, intense, manic, anti-establishment, unpredictable, motivated, bald, charming and stubborn.
Trying to list the charities and organisations that Angry supports would take several pages. He’s had long term association with several organisations. There’s also been extensive involvement with Odyssey House Drug rehabilitation program and Oasis – the Salvation Army centre for street kids.
Angry has also given long term support to cancer research, Canteen, Amnesty, Refugee Week, Greenpeace, ROMAC, The Starlight Foundation and the Make A Wish Foundation.
He’s been an Australia Day Ambassador, spent two years as President of Children’s Week and been a Director on the board of the Foodshare Program.
Amidst the numerous awards Angry has received, is the Advance Australia Award (1986), the Australian Medal A.M. (1993) and the Special Merit Advance Australia Award (1995).
Whichever way you look at Angry Anderson he is an extraordinary human being – tireless, passionate, outspoken and humble. There is simply no one like him.