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24th August - 2nd September 2007
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Ross McMullin

Ross McMullin is a historian and biographer whose main interests are Australian history, politics and sport. He has researched and written extensively about the impact on Australia of its involvement in World War I and was commissioned to write the ALP centenary history The Light on the Hill: The Australian Labor Party 1891–1991. His biography Pompey Elliott, an outstanding and under-recognised WWI Australian commander, won the Melbourne University Press Award for Literature and the Christina Stead Award for biography. So Monstrous a Travesty: Chris Watson and the World's First National Labour Government, has been widely acclaimed, receiving praise from reviewers for the meticulous research and superb writing by the author.

McMullin has also contributed chapters to many other books. In 2007, for a forthcoming book on the history of Australian Rules football, he has written a chapter on the tactical evolution of the game.

McMullin’s most recent book is Will Dyson: Australia’s Radical Genius, a biography of the writer, artist and internationally acclaimed cartoonist.

Ross McMullin will be appearing:
Date: 31 August 2007
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Venue: Tower Theatre
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