Patrons

Robert (Bob) Sharman

Professor Michael Roe

Office Bearers

  President Phone the President on 0400 826 629 caroline.homer@education.tas.gov.au

 

President

Phone the President on

0400 826 629

caroline.homer@education.tas.gov.au

PRESIDENT Caroline Homer is an archivist and librarian who works for the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.

  Vice President, Membership Coordinator, Facebook-poster   Mention a matter to the Membership Coordinator on 6234 9979

 

Vice President, Membership Coordinator, Facebook-poster

 

Mention a matter to the Membership Coordinator on 6234 9979

VICE PRESIDENT Ian Terry has been a member of THRA since 1997. He has worked as a freelance historian and is currently the Senior Curator of History at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

SECRETARY Chris Tassell Past director of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston and Managing Director of the National Trust Tasmania. He has been actively involved in the documentation of Tasmania’s cultural heritage.  

SECRETARY Chris Tassell Past director of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston and Managing Director of the National Trust Tasmania. He has been actively involved in the documentation of Tasmania’s cultural heritage.

 

Treasurer Talk to the Treasurer on 6223 3006 or treasurer@thra.org.au

Treasurer

Talk to the Treasurer on 6223 3006 or treasurer@thra.org.au

TREASURER Ross Kelly is a past Secretary of THRA. He is a (semi-)retired economist, and is also involved with orienteering, bushwalking and car trial navigation.

Committee Members

Blogger Contact the News Editor at stefan.petrow@utas.edu.au

Blogger

Contact the News Editor at

stefan.petrow@utas.edu.au

NEWS BLOGGER Stefan Petrow was born in Hobart. Stefan is an Associate Professor in the School of History and Classics at the University of Tasmania and has been a member of THRA since 1990. He has served two three-year terms as President. 

  Editor of P&P Email the editor  editor@thra.org.au

 

Editor of P&P

Email the editor  editor@thra.org.au

EDITOR Alison Alexander has written 27 books about Tasmania's history. In 2014 she won the Australian National Biography Award for The Ambitions of Jane Franklin. Her most recent book is Corruption and Skullduggery: Edward Lord, Maria Riesley and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings.

Assistant Editor of "P&P"  

Assistant Editor of "P&P"

 

DEPUTY EDITOR Leonie Mickleborough has been a member of THRA since 1984, having been inspired by Michael Roe's enthusiasm.  She is particularly interested in the lives of early colonists, both convict and free.

Excursions Coordinator  

Excursions Coordinator

 

EXCURSIONS CO-ORDINATOR Brian Rieusset has had a diverse professional life in electronics and educational television. For many years he was the curator of the Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site. He now concentrates on convict and gaol historical research. Among his five books are Maria Island Convicts 1825-1832 and Inside Hobart Gaol 1882.

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WEBMASTER Jessica Walters is an archivist for the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.

 
 
 

Officialdom

PRESIDENT'S ANNUAL REPORT

 

Heading photograph School Children - children doing physical education exercises in school yard of Central School, Bathurst Street (NS392/1/446) courtesy Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office