Peter Spearritt

Peter Spearritt is a former executive director of The Brisbane Institute.

His books include Sydney’s Century (University of NSW Press, 1999) and Holiday Business: Tourism in Australia since 1870 with Jim Davidson (Melbourne University Press, 2000). He has co-curated a number of exhibitions including Australians and the Monarchy, Powerhouse Museum, 1993, and The 200 Kilometre City, Museum of Brisbane, 2004-2005.


Rum Corps to white-shoe brigade

EssayAUSTRALIA HAS MORE land per capita than any other continent.[i] When the great European powers set out to conquer the Americas, Africa and the Great South Land they encountered both closely settled and sparsely spread communities. Even if Australia's Aboriginal...

Share Contributor
Stay up to date with the latest, news, articles and special offers from Griffith Review.