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Clifford, H. T. (Harold Trevor)

  • US DLC n 50028655
  • Person
  • 1927-2019

Harold Trevor Clifford, commonly known as Trevor Clifford, was a botanist and taxonomist born on 18 April 1927. He taught botany at the University of Queensland for 34 years and was made Emeritus Professor when he retired in 1992. He went on to become a Research Associate attached to the Geology section of the Queensland Museum. He died on 4 May 2019.

Kratzmann, G. C., 1949-

  • US DLC 79038806; AU NLA 35070414
  • Person
  • 1949-2021

Greg Kratzmann, born on 23 February 1949, was an academic and editor with a particular interest in the poetry and correspondence of Gwen Harwood. He was born in Toowoomba and educated at the University of Queensland, ANU and the University of Edinburgh. He edited a number of volumes relating to Gwen Harwood including A steady storm of correspondence: selected letters of Gwen Harwood 1943-1995, and, with Alison Hoddinott, Gwen Harwood: Collected poems 1943-1995. He died on 12 April 2021.

Parnell, T. M. (Thomas Meredith)

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1925-2012

Thomas Meredith Parnell was born in 1925, the the son of Thomas Parnell (1881-1948) and Hermiene Parnell (nee Ulrich, 1885-1956). His parents were among the first lecturers at the newly established University of Queensland, his father in Physics and his mother in Modern Languages. His mother was the first woman to hold the position of a lecturer at UQ. Thomas Meredith Parnell studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Queensland. On 20 May 1950 he married Elspa Haylock. In 1952 Parnell joined the staff of UQ. He was appointed Professor of Electrical Engineering in 1974. Thomas Meredith Parnell died on 24 May 2012.

Freewheels Theatre Company

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1976-2002

Founded in Sydney in 1976 as a pilot theatre-in-education company, Freewheels came to Newcastle later that year. The company was committed to producing high quality programmes for a broad cross-section of the community, with the principle activity of the company being touring to schools. -- Excerpted from AusStage.

Giles, Zeny

  • US DLC n 88646929
  • Person
  • 1937-

Born in Sydney in 1937.

Women's Liberation (Sydney, N.S.W.)

  • AU NLA 35580430
  • Corporate body

The New South Wales branch of the Melbourne Women's Liberation Movement, based in Glebe, Sydney. Members included Sue Bellamy and Diane Graham.

Voth, Harold M.

  • US DLC n84088230
  • Person
  • 1922-2003

Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst at the Menninger Foundation.

Truscott, Meta, 1917-2014

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1917-2014

Meta Frances Hurley was born in Toowoomba, Queensland on 3 June 1917. In 1947 she married James Francis Truscott. Meta Truscott was an Australian diarist and historian. She wrote a daily diary and created scrapbooks of relating to her experiences as a resident of Ashgrove in Brisbane. She died on 17 November 2014.

Lucashenko, Melissa, 1967-

  • US DLC n98007697
  • Person
  • 1967-

Melissa Lucashenko is an award-winning novelist of Goorie and European heritage. She lives between Brisbane and the Bundjalung nation. She was born and grew up in Brisbane. After working as a barmaid, delivery driver and karate instructor, Melissa received an honours degree in public policy from Griffith University, graduating in 1990. A versatile and prolific author, she has published young adult novels, contemporary literary fiction, and non-fiction. Among her awards for writing are the Dobbie Prize, the Prize for Indigenous Writing (Victorian Premier's Literary Awards), and the Queensland Literary Award (Fiction Book Award). She has been shortlisted and longlisted for the Stella Prize, the Miles Franklin, the Aurealis Awards, the NSW Premier's Literary Awards, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. She won the 2019 Miles Franklin for Too much lip, published by University of Queensland Press. —excerpted from AustLit

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