Patron

 

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 was the Senior Curator of History at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. He also manages the Membership Database.

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

WEBMASTER

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 six books are Maria Island Convicts 1825-1832 and You Can’t Hang Me For It - Life of James Mitchell.

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Dr Elisabeth Wilson is a University Associate with History and Classics. Dr Wilson is particularly interested in the history of Christian Brethren in Australia. Her current research projects are the formation of Brethren fellowships in nineteenth century Tasmania.

Pam Sharpe  is Professor of History at University of Tasmania. She has published widely in British economic and social history and recently has been researching Van Diemen’s Land. She previously taught at University of Western Australia and Bristol University (UK). She attended Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities as a student and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Essex.

Pam Sharpe is Professor of History at University of Tasmania. She has published widely in British economic and social history and recently has been researching Van Diemen’s Land. She previously taught at University of Western Australia and Bristol University (UK). She attended Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities as a student and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Essex.

 
 
 

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