Books and Reviews

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Books and Reviews

GREG GROWDEN The Wallabies at War Aussie heroes have proved themselves on the battlefield as well as on the sporting field. Members of the Wallabies, the national rugby union team, have fought in virtually...

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Gabriel Samol—One of PNG’s Forest Statesmen

Gabriel was born on Manus Island, and graduated in forestry in 1971 from the Bululo Forestry College. In government service he rose to the level of Assistant Secretary in the Department of Forest. He...

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Willis Talbot Crocker—a Lark Force survivor

Willis grew up in Melbourne then worked on stations in Queensland and NSW during the Depression. He returned to Melbourne in 1940 to enlist in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF), and his service number...

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Art and Books

Nora Heysen, Official War Artist in PNG A recent exhibition was held of the works of Hans and Nora Heysen at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) at Federation Square in Melbourne. Nora Heysen...

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Vale

BEINSSEN, Walter (‘Wally’); COSGROVE, Hank; DODD, Brian; HILL, Richard Christopher; JOHNS, Prof. Robert James; Le FEVRE, Laurence David; O’NEIL, Rita Rosemary (née Gough); ROBBINS, Douglas George; TAYLOR, Rev. Allen Leslie; TERRELL, Judith Ann, née Robinson;  BEINSSEN, Walter (‘Wally’) d. 5 January 2019,...