Ross McMullin


Ross McMullin’s biography Pompey Elliott (Scribe, 2002) won awards for biography and literature.

His biography Will Dyson: Australia’s Radical Genius (Scribe, 2006) was highly commended by the National Biography Award judges.

Dr McMullin’s most recent book, Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia’s Lost Generation (Scribe, 2012), has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Australian History and the National Cultural Award.


What was lost

EssayDURING THE CENTENARY commemorations of the Great War, it will no doubt be frequently asserted that the conflict ‘made’ Australia (in a positive sense) after the nation was ‘born’ at Gallipoli. Such claims are dubious.It’s true that what Australia’s...

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