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Peter Dowling

Peter Dowling holds a PhD in archaeology and biological anthropology from the Australian National University. He has written and lectured on Australian history, archaeology, Indigenous and European biological contact history and Australian cultural heritage assessment. He dabbles in military history and has organised and led local, national, and overseas tours in history, archaeology and heritage. In a previous life Dr Dowling spent twenty years in signals intelligence with the Royal Australian Navy. He now lives quietly but busily in retirement with his wife and visiting bird families in the Tuggeranong Valley of Canberra.

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Book Launch: Vinyl Dreams by Tony Wellington

Noosa Arts Theatre 163 Weyba Road, Noosaville, QLD

Noosa Arts Theatre is pleased to host the launch of Tony Wellington’s latest book, Vinyl Dreams: How the 1970s Changed Music. Brimming with beguiling stories and little-known details, Vinyl Dreams...

Book Launch: Failed Ambitions by Lee-Ann Monk and David Henderson

RHSV Gallery Downstairs 239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, VIC

La Trobe University and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria invite you to the launch of Failed Ambitions: Kew Cottages and Changing Ideas of Intellectual Disabilities. To be launched by Dr Colleen...

Book Launch: Cruel Care by Jordana Silverstein

Muse Ground Floor, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Griffith, ACT

Jordana Silverstein in conversation with Frank Bongiorno Australia has long grappled with how to treat refugees, particularly children, who come to our country. Cruel Care asks why Australia pursues such...

$10 – $42

Book Launch: Here Be Monsters by Richard King

The University of Notre Dame Australia School of Medicine (Level 3), 38 Henry Street, Fremantle, VIC

We are delighted to invite you to a special event to celebrate the launch of Here Be Monsters by Richard King. In this timely and provocative book, Richard King argues...