Warren Rodwell BIOGRAPHY

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Warren Rodwell; former soldier, university English teacher, prolific world traveller, and hostage survivor. Born in Sydney, he grew up in Tamworth NSW, and is the longest held Australian captive out of war. 


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His biography “472 Days Captive of The Abu Sayyaf – The Survival of Australian Warren Rodwell” by Dr Bob East (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom) (2015) tells of prolonged hunger, beheading threats, and a $US2 million ransom demand. 

The songs “Situation Not Normal” and “Our Sibling Hearts” written by Mr Rodwell can be viewed freely online

A seasoned speaker, Warren is available for television/radio interviews, as well as public and motivational events. www.warrenrodwell.com


- a Warren Rodwell and Justin Hodges

Warren R Rodwell with Justin Hodges, retired captain of Brisbane Broncos Rugby League team

Warren Rodwell and Peter Greste

Warren Rodwell and Journalist Peter Greste