Honorary Research Associate
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For many years Alison used her qualifications and experience in Tasmanian history to write commissioned histories of Tasmanian institutions, completing 13 from 1983 to 2003. She began work as Research Fellow in the School of History and Classics in 2002.
Alison's major publications include three biographies of Australian women:
Billabong's Daughter, the life of Mary Grant Bruce Sydney, 1979
Governors' Ladies: the Wives and Mistresses of Van Diemen's Land's Governors Hobart, 1987 (republished in 1998 as Obliged to Submit, Hobart)
A Mortal Flame: the life of Marie Bjelke-Petersen Hobart, 1995
In 2001 Alison wrote a general history of Australian women for the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra: A Wealth of Women.
Commissioned works include histories of Glenorchy, Clarence, Hobart City Council, the Zinc Works, Launceston Church Grammar School, the Australian Maritime College, Charles Davis Ltd, the Clarence District Football Club, the Tasmania University Union and Island State Credit Union.
Please refer to the Full Publication List/WARP Page for information on Alison's publications.
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
15 October, 2012