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David Hastings

David Hastings is an Australian/New Zealand journalist and historian. He began working as a copy boy on the Melbourne Sun in 1970 and ended in 2013 as editor of the Weekend Herald. His published histories include Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870–1885Extra! Extra! How the People Made the News, and The Many Deaths of Mary Dobie: Murder, Politics and Revenge in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand.

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  • Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

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Events

Carla Wilshire in conversation with Nyadol Nyuon (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

To acknowledge International Women’s Day we are pleased to host a discussion between the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group, Carla Wilshire and Australian lawyer and human rights advocate,...

Book Launch – My Father’s Shadow (Melbourne)

Bendigo Library Performance Space, 259 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Monash University Publishing and Bendigo Library are delighted to invite you to an author event for: My Father’s Shadow, A Memoir Join us for a conversation with Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo....

Ronli Sifris in conversation with Mary Crooks (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia

Together with the Victorian Women’s Trust we are delighted to offer you an International Women’s Day discussion between Ronli Sifris, Associate Professor in Monash University's Faculty of Law in conversation...

Manly Writers Festival

See our authors at the inaugural Manly Writers’ Festival in March!

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