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Bruce Bennett

Bruce Bennett AO was Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. A Rhodes scholar, he was a graduate of the Universities of Western Australia, Oxford and London and a Doctor of Letters from UNSW. He held visiting appointments at universities in Asia, Europe and North America. He was a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Bruce died in April 2012. His books include An Australian Compass (1991), Spirit in Exile: Peter Porter and His Poetry (1991), The Oxford Literary History of Australia (1998), Australian Short Fiction (2002), Homing In (2006) and The Spying Game: An Australian Angle (2012).

Bruce Bennett

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  • From a Distant Shore

    Bruce Bennett and Anne Pender


Book launch | Monash University Low FODMAP: The Cookbook (Invitation Only)

Monash University Caulfield Monash Art, Design and Architecture Exhibition Space,, Caulfield

120 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes developed by the founders of the FODMAP diet This is the perfect cooking companion to better manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Offering 120...

Book Launch: The Uncertainty Effect by Michelle Lazarus

Matheson Library Monash University, Clayton, VIC

To be launched by Professor Sharon Pickering A smart, practical book that shows us how to navigate uncertain times In an age of pandemic and economic precarity, how can we...

Gender Equality Forum (including Inala Cooper)

Wurriki Nyal 137-149 Mercer Street, Geelong, VIC

The fight for gender equality has been a drawn-out battle. Since the 1900’s, women have led the conversation. They have been challenging patriarchal systems, policies, and laws to ensure that...