ABC Radio Sydney: 1914: The scientific event that changed Australia

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On Nightlife with Philip Clark

On the eve of the Great War the Federal Government paid for more that 150 British and European scientists to make the long sea voyage to Australia. Amongst all the botany, biology and geology, special emphasis was given to Australia's Aboriginal history.

Professor Lynette Russell is an historian of anthropology and the Director of the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre at Monash University, and editor of A Trip to the Dominions: The Scientific Event that Changed Australia.

Period24 May 2021

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  • TitleABC Radio Sydney: 1914: The scientific event that changed Australia
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC Radio Sydney: Nightlife with Philip Clark
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size16.01
    CountryAustralia
    Date24/05/21
    DescriptionOn Nightlife with Philip Clark

    On the eve of the Great War the Federal Government paid for more that 150 British and European scientists to make the long sea voyage to Australia. Amongst all the botany, biology and geology, special emphasis was given to Australia's Aboriginal history.

    Professor Lynette Russell is an historian of anthropology and the Director of the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre at Monash University, and editor of A Trip to the Dominions: The Scientific Event that Changed Australia.
    Producer/AuthorPhilip Clark
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/history/13358640
    PersonsLynette Russell