MA, DPhil (Oxford), HonDUniv (Murdoch), FAHA
(Deceased)
History
1976

  • Council Member, Australian National Maritime Museum
  • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
  • Chair, National Centre for Excellence, Western Australian Maritime Museum.

1984 Officer of the Order of Australia; 2001 Centenary Medal; 2006 Citizen of the Year (Western Australia)

Among the more significant:

1963: A Thousand Miles Away: a History of North Quuensland to 1920; 1966 The Passing of the Irish Act of Union; 1972 A Fine Country to Starve In; 1973: Britain's Legacy Overseas; 1981: Spoils and Spoilers: Australians Make Their Environment; 1988/1995:The Oxford History of Australia (Volume 5); 2001: Edmund Barton:The One Man for the Job; 2008 Land of Vision and Mirage: Western Australia from 1826