Desmond Zwar began a newspaper cadetship on the Albury Border Morning Mail, and
then moved to The Herald, Melbourne, to be employed by the late Sir Keith Murdoch.
(He was to write Sir Keith’s Life 30 years later).
He went to Fleet Street, London, and joined the London Daily Mail, where he worked as reporter, foreign correspondent, feature writer and latterly acting as Features Editor, remaining with the paper for 11 Years.
He had his own features service in London and concentrated on newspaper and magazine non-fiction series for Sunday newspapers and women’s magazines. He was Australian columnist for the UK Mail for four years. He worked in Public Relations with a leading Melbourne PR company and latterly had his own weekly newspaper.