George Seddon grew up in Victoria and studied English language and literature at the University of Melbourne.
After a period of travelling he became a lecturer in English at the University of Western Australia. He also continued his personal studies, this time in the field of geology and earth sciences
He had a profound interest in literature, history, philosophy and the environment. Among his many positions, Seddon was founding director of the Centre for Environmental Studies at the University of Melbourne.
Pieces by George Seddon (1927–2007)