Dusan was born in a refugee camp near Salzburg Austria in January 1949. He grew up in Orange NSW and left in 1967 to attend UNSW completing a Bachelor of Engineering and an MBA. At university he met his wife Nanette and indicates “she is very kind to me”. Dusan moved to Melbourne in 1975 and stayed, except for a brief 2-year time in Cairns FNQ. Dusan and his wife have 2 daughters, Natasha born in 1981 and Tatiana in 1987 and a granddaughter Bilijana born in 2013. He worked in advertising as CEO and creative director. He enjoyed helping people create things they never thought possible.


In his old age he has explored his talents in creative writing and painting.