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Lenore Layman

Lenore Layman (co-editor) is an Australian historian, currently Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Murdoch University. Her research and publication on Australian asbestos history began in 1983. She was a Chief Investigator on the NHMRC-funded Consequences of asbestos exposure in WA and Dust-related Health Issues in Western Australians projects. She has recently co-authored and co-edited Powering Perth: A History of the East Perth Power Station and the Electrification of Perth; 110° in the Waterbag: A History of Life, Work and Leisure in Leonora, Gwalia and the Northern Goldfields; Blood Nose Politics: A Centenary History of the WA National Party; and Radical Perth, Militant Fremantle.

Lenore Layman

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  • Asbestos in Australia

    Lenore Layman and Gail Phillips

Events

Dateline Jerusalem: John Lyons in conversation with Stan Grant

Gleebooks 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, News South Wales

Rarely is the public taken deep into the inner sanctum of major news organisations. In this extraordinary book, award-winning journalist John Lyons goes to the heart of how the media...

Free – $12

WinterWild: Walking on Country

Apollo Bay Community Hall 4 Whelan St, Apollo Bay, VIC

Join a panel of Indigenous leaders including Associate Professor Dr. Michael-Shawn Fletcher, a Wiradjuri man, paleo-ecologist and biogeographer; Dr. Jack Pascoe, a Yuin man, ecologist and Research Manager at the...

$25

Injustice, Survival, Memory 2022 conference

Australian National University RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent, Acton, ACT

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Humanities Research Centre and School of History presents Injustice, Survival, Memory: Marking 80 years since the Dunera and Queen Mary internees arrived...

The World Turned Upside Down

Sydney Opera House Sydney, New South Wales

Cathy McGowan, Adam Bandt, Allegra Spender and others The cross benches in our federal parliament got quite a bit more crowded at this year's election. Will this Independents movement continue...