Members' Books: Biography/Memoir


CATHY GOES TO CANBERRA

Cathy McGowan MP Cathy came to national attention when she won the seat of Indi…

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MARGARET HOLMES THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AUSTRALIAN PEACE CAMPAIGNER

Michelle Cavanagh, Historian, Researcher, Writer ‘One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to…

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A GOLDMINER’S FORTUNE. The Story of Martin Loughlin, “Quartz King”, racehorse owner and philanthropist, and of Thomas O’Loughlin, who inherited the fortune

Anne Ridley ISBN:  978-0-6489488-0-3; 2020, pbk When gold was discovered in Victoria, a young Irishman, Martin…

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The Legacy of Douglas Grant. A Notable Aborigine in War and Peace

 John Ramsland  Brolga  2019; ISBN  9780987639080 Thirty-year-old Grant survived a massacre in infancy, enlisted in 1916 and…

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VERITY. A remarkable woman’s journey

Robert Lehane Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2017  ISBN 9781925588484 Canberra’s population was only about 10,000 when,…

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Flying into Danger. The Story of Paul Brickhill RAAF

John Ramsland Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2017 ISBN:  9 781925 367683   (paperback) Paul Brickhill, a Sydney Sun journalist, had adventurous…

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The Other Side of No Man’s Land. Arthur Wheen World War I Hero, Scholar and Pacifist

John Ramsland Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2015 ISBN:  9 781922 175694  (paperback) This is the story of Wheen’s extraordinary…

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EILEAN GIBLIN: A FEMINIST BETWEEN THE WARS

Patricia Clarke ISBN 9781921867842, MOnash University Publishing 2013 During World War II, Eilean Giblin kept diaries…

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A WOMAN OF INFLUENCE: SCIENCE, MEN & HISTORY

Ann Moyal ISBN 9781742585970. UWA Publishing, Crawley, Western Australia, 2014 In A Woman of Influence,Ann…

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The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy

ISBN 9780522862317 Melbourne University Press, 2012 The true but tragic story of the killing of…

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From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story

ISBN 9781742580982 University of Western Australia Publishing, Perth. 2010 The story of Mary Gaudron QC…

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The Rainbow Beach Man. The Life and Times of Les Ridgeway Worimi Elder

ISBN: 978-1-921221-92-7 Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2009. The story of Les Ridgeway and his struggles against…

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Remembering Aboriginal Heroes. Struggle, Identity and the Media

ISBN: 978-1-922036-56-8 Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2012 (second edition). A multi-biographical study of prominent Aboriginal figures:…

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Venturing into No Man's Land: The Charmed Life of Joseph Maxwell VC World War 1 Hero

ISBN: 978-1-922036-63-6 Brolga Publishin, Melbourne, 2012 A boigraphy of Joseph Maxwell VC, MC & Bar,…

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A Most Generous Scholar: Joan Kerr, Art and Architectural Historian

ISBN 978-0-646-59305-0 LHR Press 2012 Joan Kerr (1938-2004) was the author of ground-breaking art histories…

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Norman Haire and the Study of Sex

Forword by The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG ISBN 9781743320068 Sydney University Press 2012 Australian-born…

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