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Researcher: Johnson, Murray (Dr Murray Johnson)

Fields of Research

Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Historical Studies

Research Objectives

Understanding Australia's Past
Heritage
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Understanding Past Societies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A modified form of whaling: The Moreton Bay dugong fishery 1846-1920; Moreton Bay Matters
Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective; Australian Scholarly Publishing
Australian Bushrangers: Law, Retribution and the Public Imagination; Crime Over Time: Temporal Perspectives on Crime and Punishment in Australia
Brisbane and Federation: A Review Article; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Cataract Gorge and Hydro-Electric Power; Health, Wealth and Tribulation: Launceston's Cataract Gorge
Cranial connections: Queensland's 'Talgai Skull' debate of 1918 and custodianship of the past; Aboriginal History
Denis Murphy on Strikes; Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland
Fangs and Faith: the search for an effective antidote against snake envenomation in Australia; Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
Feathered Foes: Soldier Settlers and Western Australia's Emu War of 1932; Australian Studies, Journal Of
Fruitless Endeavours: Genesis of the Bjelke-Petersen Government's Persecution of Unionists in Queensland, 1976-77; Queensland Journal of Labour History
Health, Wealth and Tribulation: Launceston's Cataract Gorge; Myola House of Publishing
Indigenous People of the Cataract; Health, Wealth and Tribulation: Launceston's Cataract Gorge
Jonathan Richards. The Secret War: A True History of Queensland's Native Police. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press
Larrikin Push, 1902; Radical Brisbane: an unruly history
Letters Patent and the Proclamation of Queensland
Mining Developments in Twentieth Century Queensland; Queensland Business Review
Moreton Bay Matters; Brisbane History Group
No Holds Barred - Hughie Williams: Olympic Wrestler and Trade Union Heavyweight; Central Queensland University Press
People, Place and Identity in the Tamar Valley Precinct; Pulp Friction in Tasmania: A review of the environmental assessment of Gunn's proposed mill
Promises and Pineapples: Post-First World War Soldier Settlement at Beerburrum, Queensland, 1916-1929; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Punts to Bridges; Health, Wealth and Tribulation: Launceston's Cataract Gorge
The 1903 Smallpox Epidemic at Launceston and Federal Health: The Role of J. S. C. Elkington; Effecting a Cure: Aspects of Health and Medicine in Launceston
The 1903 Smallpox Epidemic at Launceston Tasmania and Federal Health: The Role of J.S.C. Elkington; Effecting a Cure: Aspects of Health and Medicine in Launceston
The 1903 Smallpox Outbreak at Launceston and the Role of J. S. C. Elkington; Launceston General Hospital Historical Committee: Papers and Proceedings
The failure of post-World War 1 Soldier Settlement in Queensland: case studies of Bald Hills and Coominya; Queensland History Journal
The Historical Dictionary of Australian Aborigines; Scarecrow Press
The Historical Significance of Queensland Day
The Masculine Dynamics of Larrikinism in South Queensland, 1880-1920; Proceedings of the University of Queensland History Research Group
Tourism and Recreation: Sights, Sound, Action; Health, Wealth and Tribulation: Launceston's Cataract Gorge
Trials and Tribulations: A Social History of the Europeans in Australia 1788-1960; Myola House of Publishing
Veteran soldiers poisoned chalice; Queensland Business Review
Whose Guilt? What Reward? The loss of the Sovereign 1847; Moreton Bay Matters
Wild Heart, Bountiful Land: An Historic Overview of the Mary River Valley; Queensland State Archives
Working the Land; An Historic Overview of Boonah and its Northern District; Queensland State Archives

Research Projects

Assigned Convicts of the Norfolk Plain; Heritage Highway Tourism Region Association (HHTRA)
Assigned Convicts of the Norfolk Plains; National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) (NTAT)

Research Candidate Supervision

Francis (Fanny) Cochrane Smith
International Influences on the Establishment and Evolution of Aboriginal Political Activism 1900 - 1940