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Researcher: Petrow, S (Professor Stefan Petrow)

Research Fields

Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Historical Studies
British History
History and Philosophy of Law and Justice
New Zealand History
Law
Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
Museum Studies
Environmental Sciences
Conservation and Biodiversity
Studies in Human Society
Asian History
History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture)
Urban and Regional Planning
Biography
Comparative Law

Research Impact

Understanding Australia's Past
Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Cultural Understanding
Law Enforcement
Justice and the Law
Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare
Rehabilitation and Correctional Services
Legal Processes
Library and Archival Services
Professions and Professionalisation
Industry Policy
Government and Politics
Understanding Past Societies
Urban Planning
Work and Institutional Development
Mental Health
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards

Career Best Publications

'Discontent and Habits of Evasion': The Collection of Quit Rents in Van Diemen's Land, 1825-1863; Australian Historical Studies
After Arthur: Policing in Van Diemen's Land 1837-46; Policing the Lucky Country
Civilizing Mission: animal [rotection in Hobart 1878-1914; Britain and the World
Conservative and reverent souls: the growth of historical consciousness in Tasmania 1935-1960; Public History Review
Economy, Efficiency and Impartiality: Police Centralisation in Nineteenth Century Tasmania; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Godfather of Tasmania: Commemorating Abel Tasman 1838-2012; Journal of Australian Studies
Moving in an 'Eccentric Orbit': The Independence of Judge Algernon Sidney Montagu in Van Diemen's Land, 1833-47; The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies
Municipalisation in Australia: The case of Launceston 1880-1914; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Policing in a Penal Colony: Governor Arthur's Police System in Van Diemen's Land, 1826-1836; Law and History Review
Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870-1914; Clarendon Press
Town Planning in Regional Australia: The Case of Launceston 1915-1945; Urban Policy and Research: An Australian and New Zealand Guide to Urban Affairs

Research Publications

'A New Order of Things': A. I. Clark and Law Reform in Tasmania 1887-1897; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
'A real colonial good'? The Banks of Hobart Town, 1824-60; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
'A vital necessity'? Town planning in Launceston 1915-­1930; Proceedings of the 11th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference
'Beautiful Things for Everyday Use': the Tasmanian Arts and Crafts Society 1903-1938; Tasmanian Historical Research Association. Papers and Proceedings
'Community Involvement': The Council of Hobart Progress Association and the Shaping of Urban Growth in Hobart 1966-1982; Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference
'Developing the highest moral instincts' : protecting animals in Launceston 1879-1906; History Australia
'Discontent and Habits of Evasion': The Collection of Quit Rents in Van Diemen's Land, 1825-1863; Australian Historical Studies
'History from below: John Marryatt Hornsby's reflections on Tasmania's past; Tasmanian Historical Studies
'Military Outrage': The Riot of the 96th Regiment in Launceston in 1845; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
'Military Police', Bushrangers and the Struggle for Order in Van Diemen’s Land 1803-1826; Law and History: Journal of the Australia & New Zealand Law and History Society
'Who Do You Think You Are? ancestor of celebrity Lex Marinos
1956 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1958 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1964 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1967 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1967 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1972 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1972 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1975 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1975 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1978 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1979 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1983 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1983 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1985 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1987 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1988 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
1989 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
2006 in Tasmanian, Australian and World History
A bank that works for the people
A C Castles: Annotated Bibliography on Australian Law
A Case of Mistaken Identity: The Vandemonian Spirit and the Law; Tasmanian Historical Studies
A City in Search of a Plan: Hobart 1945-1962; Tasmanian Historical Studies
A History of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific; History. Reviews of New Books
A Painful Birth: Municipal Government in Hobart Town 1845-57; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
A Statutory History of Wills in England and Australia; Law of Succession
After Arthur: Policing in Van Diemen's Land 1837-46; Policing the Lucky Country
Against the Spirit of Local Government: The Making of Tasmanian Town and Country Planning Legislation; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Alan Atkinson, The Europeans in Australia: A History Volume 1; History: Reviews of New Books
Alex C. Castles, Lawless Harvests or God Save the Judges: Van Diemen's Land 1803-55, a legal history; Australian Scholarly Publishing
Alice Bennett and Georgia Warner, Living in History: Tasmania¹s Historic Homes, The People Who Built Them, and Those Who Live in Them Now; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Andrew Inglis Clark as Attorney-General; A Living Force: Andrew Inglis Clark and the Ideal of Commonwealth
Arabs, Boys and Larrikins: Juvenile Delinquents and their Treatment in Hobart, 1860-1896; Australian Journal of Legal History
Australia and New Zealand; Law of Charity
Australia's First Mechanics' and its Very Different Sister- A Tale of Two Cities: Hobart & Launceston; Mechanics' Institutes: The Way Forward
Bagnards ou hommes libres: la police en Terre de Van Diemen, 1847-1858; Police d'Empires XVIII-XIX siecles
Belonging:Australians, Place and Aboriginal Ownership; History. Reviews of New Books
Bernard Porter, The Origins of the Vigilant State: The London Metropolitan Police Special Branch Before the First World War; Intelligence and National Security: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Better than the Streets: Juvenile Industrial Schools and Reformatories in Tasmania 1860-1896; International Forum on Education in Penal Systems
Boiling Over: Edith Waterworth and Criminal Law Reform in Tasmania 1917-1924; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Boom, Slump and Bust: Banks in Nineteenth Century Launceston; Launceston Historical Society Papers and Proceedings
Breaking through: Town planning in Launceston 1956-1976; Proceedings of the 13th Australasian Urban History Planning History Conference
Captive body, free mind: John Mitchel in Bermuda and on the Neptune 1848-1850; Australia & New Zealand Law & History E-Journal
Carriages and Scab: elite contention against the law in nineteenth century Tasmania; The Newcastle Law Review
Catalyst for Change? R.A. Mcinnis and town planning in Launceston 1945 to 1956; Australasian Urban History / Planning History Group and Victoria University of Wellington
Chambers of Commerce
Civilizing Mission: animal [rotection in Hobart 1878-1914; Britain and the World
Claims of the Colony: Tasmania's Dispute with Britain over the Port Arthur Penal Establishment 1856-1877; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Climbing the Barriers of Thought: The New Town Reading Circle 1892–1896; Script and Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Conservative and reverent souls: the growth of historical consciousness in Tasmania 1935-1960; Public History Review
Continued Improvement and Beautification? Town Planning in Launceston 1930-1945; 15th International Planning History Society Conference
Corruption
Craig AJ Stockings, The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Creating an Orderly Society: The Hobart Municipal Police 1880-1898; Labour History
Curbing Magisterial Power: Assistant Police magistrate George Stephen Davies in George Town 1839-1847; Legal History
D. McCarthy, The Once and Future Army: A History of the Citizen Military Forces 1947-1974; History: Reviews of New Books
Dalliance Francais: Tasmania and France 1772-2002; George Rude Seminar in French History
Dan Sprod (ed.), Van Diemen's Land Revealed: Flinders and Bass and Their Circumnavigation of the Island in the Colonial Sloop Norfolk 1798-1799, Blubber Head Press, Hobart, 2009, 228pp; The Great Circle
Dan Sprod, Leichhardt's Expeditioners: in the Australian wilderness 1844-1845 ; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
David Collins: A Colonial Life. By John Currey; Australian Historical Studies
Deborah Gare and David Ritter (eds.), Making Australian History: Perspectives on the Past Since 1788; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Democracy in Action: Public participation in planning in Hobart 1940-1965; Cities, Citizens and Environmental Reform: Histories of Australian Town Planning Associations
Dianne Snowden, Foundations of a Tasmanian Industry: The History of the Master Builders' Association 1891-2005; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Doubleman: Rudolph Koch as Architect and Planner in Tasmania c1898 to 1926; Journal of the Coal River Valley Historical Society
Dr. Edward Swarbreck Hall: Colonial Medical Scientist and Moral Activist; Australian Scholarly Publishing
Duelling in Tasmania: The Dismissal of Attorney-General, Thomas Welsh, in 1844; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
E. Reynolds, Before the Bobbies: The Night Watch and Police Reform in Metropolitan London, 1720-1830; American Historical Review
Economy, Efficiency and Impartiality: Police Centralisation in Nineteenth Century Tasmania; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
England and the United States; Law of Charity
Epilogue; Alex C. Castles, Lawless Harvests or God Save the Judges: Van Diemen's Land 1803-55, a legal history
Ernest Clark (1864-1951)
Exhibitions
Fearless and Independent: Jews Elected to Public Office in Tasmania 1855-1902; A Few From Afar: Jewish Lives in Tasmania From 1804
G. Roberts, The Role of Government in the Metal Mining Industry 1803-1883; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Garibaldi in Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
God's Neglected Acres: A History of Cemeteries in Tasmania 1803-1990; Public History Review
Godfather of Tasmania: Commemorating Abel Tasman 1838-2012; Journal of Australian Studies
Going to the Mechanics: A History of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914; Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania
Green Fields, Brown Fields, New Fields: The 10th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, Melbourne 2010; Town Planning Review
Growing With Strength: A History of the Hobart City Council 1846-2000; Hobart City Council
Highwater Mark of Learning? The Van Diemen's Land Mechanics' Institute and John Lillie 1838 to 1856; Buildings, Books, and Beyond: Mechanics' Worldwide 2004
Historical Societies
Hobart
Hovels in Hobart: The Quality and Supply of Working-Class Housing 1880-1942; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
In Memory of Ships: The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania 1931-1961; The Great Circle
In Memory of Ships: The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania 1931-61; Challenge and Change in Ports: Their Towns and Cities
Indulgences of the Crown: Hobart and the Port Arthur Ticket-of-Leavers in 1861; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Inga Clendinnen, Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact; History: Reviews of New Books
Inspector Nuisance: J.G. Bushman and Sanitary Inspection in Launceston 1883-1896; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Intellectual Life in Hobart: The Contribution of John Lillie 1838 to 1856; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Interview with Penny Johnston on the History of the Queen's Domain
Interview with Trevor Jackson on Henry Richard Nicholls, Tasmanian journalist, and the society named after him
Introductions to Chapters V, VII, VIII, IX and XI; Ludovic de Beauvoir’s Visit to Australia
Ireland and Tasmania 1848: Sesquicentenary Papers; Crossing Press
Island Prison: John Mitchel in Van Diemen's Land; Australian Journal of Irish Studies
J.F. Nagle, Collins, the Courts and the Colony: Law and Society in Colonial New South Wales 1788-1796; History: Reviews of New Books
J.M. Bennett, Sir John Pedder: The First Chief Justice of Tasmania 1824-1854; Tasmanian Historical Studies
James Boyce, Van Diemen's Land; Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
James Coulter (1832-1907)
JM Bennett, Sir Valentine Fleming: Second Chief Justice of Tasmania 1854-1869, Acting Chief Justice 1872-1974; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
John Daniel Fitzgerald and Town Planning as a Progressive Reform; Planning History Bulletin
John Morris, Dr Clifford Craig - A Man for all Seasons; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Judas in Tasmania: John Donellan Balfe 1850-1880; Irish-Australian Conference
Knocking Down the House? The Introduction of the Torrens System to Tasmania; University of Tasmania Law Review
Launceston, a place for early bank notes
Law
Lawyers
Lay Defender of Catholicism: Dr. Edward Swarbreck Hall in Tasmania 1833-1881; Journal of Religious History
Leading Ladies: Women and Film Censorship in Early Twentieth Century Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Leisure for the Toilers: the Hobart Working Men's Club 1864-1887; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Lost Cause? Law Reform in Tasmania 1941-1969; ALTA 1994: Proceedings of the 49th Australian Law Teachers Association Conference
Lost Cause? Law Reform in Tasmania 1941-1969; University of Tasmania Law Review
Making a Model City: Municipal Reform in Hobart 1900-1914; Sixth Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference
Making the City Beautiful: Town Planning in Hobart c.1915 to 1926; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Mark Finnane, Police and Government: Histories of Policing in Australia; University of Tasmania Law Review
McInnis, Ronald Alison (1890-1982)
Meat Production
Mechanics' Institutes
Men of Honour? The Escape of the Young Irelanders from Van Diemen's Land; Journal of Australian Colonial History
Miller, Dame Mabel Flora
Mismanagement and Conflict: Supplying Greater Hobart with Water 1890-1917; Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference
Modernising the Law: Norman Kirkwood Ewing (1870-1928) and the Tasmanian Criminal Code 1924; University of Queensland Law Journal
Modernism in Tasmania: The University of Tasmania Moves House; Tasmanian Historical Studies
More than an Efficient Collection of Buildings? The Rifle Range Site and the University of Tasmania 1944-1962; A Conference on the History of Sandy Bay
Moving in an 'Eccentric Orbit': The Independence of Judge Algernon Sidney Montagu in Van Diemen's Land, 1833-47; The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies
Municipal Heaven: Launceston 1853-1914; Launceston Historical Society Papers and Proceedings
Municipalisation in Australia: The case of Launceston 1880-1914; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Old Hobart in the Dock
Outsider in Politics: John Davies in Parliament 1861-1972; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Overcoming 'Intellectual Colonialism': Aspects of the Teaching of Legal History in Australia from c.1890 to 2006; Australia & New Zealand Law & History E-Journal
P S Cook, Red Barrister: A Biography of Ted Laurie QC; Journal of Australian Studies
Parker, Dame Marjorie Alice (Margot) (1900–1991)
Persecutions of Power: Arthur's Rule in Van Diemen's Land; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Pests
Planning for the State: Moves towards co-ordinated planning in Tasmania 1944-1970; 8th International Planning Society Conference and 4th Planning/Urban History Conference
Planning for the State: Moves Towards Co-ordinated Planning in Tasmania 1944-77; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Planning Pioneer: R. A. McInnis and Town Planning in Queensland and Tasmania 1922-1956; The Third Australian Planning History/Urban History Conference
Police
Policing a Rural Mausoleum? Richmond 1861-1898; Coal River History
Policing in a Penal Colony: Governor Arthur's Police System in Van Diemen's Land, 1826-1836; Law and History Review
Policing in Rural Tasmania: Bothwell 1863-1898; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870-1914; Clarendon Press
Potatoes
Preface; Alex C. Castles, Lawless Harvests or God Save the Judges: Van Diemen's Land 1803-55, a legal history
Preserving Tasmania’s Maritime Past: The Origins of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania
Preserving the Past: Tasmania 1935-60; Proceedings of the Australia ICOMOS National Conference 2001
Prodding Officialdom Into Action: Community Involvement in Planning in Hobart 1945-1962; International Planning History Society Biennial Conference
Progress Associations
Progressivism in Australia: the case of John Daniel Fitzgerald 1900-1922; Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
Public Opinion, Private Remonstrance, and the Law: Protecting Animals in Australia, 1803–1914; Past law, present histories
Public versus Private: Debates over the Ownership of Public Utilities in Hobart 1854-1914; Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference
R Davis: To Solitude Consigned: the Tasmanian Journal of William Smith O'Brien
R. A. McInnis and Town Planning in Queensland; Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland
R.S. Hill, The Iron Hand in the Velvet Glove: Modernisation of Policing in NZ 1886-1917; Australian Historical Studies
Raelene Francis, Selling Sex: A Hidden History of Prostitution; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Reading in Launceston: The case of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914; Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Regenerating the People: Town planning activism in Hobart 1916-1939; Cities, Citizens and Environmental Reform: Histories of Australian Town Planning Associations
Register of Historical Research in Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Remembering a Tasmanian Hero: The Life of Major Justin Hutchinson, Hobart; Artemis Publishing
Resisting the Law: Opposition to the Launceston and Western Railway Rate 1872-1874; University of Tasmania Law Review
Responses to the Torrens System in Tasmania 1862-1900; Australian Property Law Journal
Review of Henry Reynolds, A History of Tasmania, Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2012; Journal of Australian Colonial History
Review of Michael Pearson and Jane Lennon, Pastoral Australia: Fortunes, Failures and Hard Yakka: A Historical Overview 1788-1967, Melbourne, CSIRO Publishing, 2010; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Review of Richard P Davis, Orangeism in Tasmania: 1832-1967, Newtonabbey, University of Ulster, 2010; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Review of Robert Freestone, Urban Nation: Australia's Planning Heritage, Melbourne, CSIRO Publishing, 2010; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Review of Robert Withycombe, Montgomery of Tasmania: Henry and Maud Montgomery in Australasia, Acorn Press, Brunswick, 2009; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Review: Bill Gammage, The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Review: Craig Deayton, Battle Scarred: The 47th Battalion in the First World War; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Review: Craig R Joel, A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope: John Montagu and Sir John Franklin; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Richard Davis, Irish Traces on Tasmanian History 1803-2004; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Robert Freestone, Designing Australia's Cities: Culture, Commerce, and the City Beautiful, 1900-1930; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Robert Kirkwood Ewing (c.1823-1899)
Sad, Strange, Gruesome and Seductive: Tasmanian Supreme Court Cases 1824-1842; Australian Law Librarian
Sanatorium of the South? Public Health and Politics in Hobart and Launceston 1875-1914; Tasmanian Historical Research Association
Sanatorium of the South? Public Health Reform in Tasmania 1880-1914; Outpost Medicine
Sanitary Forum: The Royal Society of Tasmania and Public Health Reform 1853-1911; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart
Sanitary Revolution? Public Health Developments 1850 to 1914; Medicine & Society: Past, Present and Future
Sanitising or celebrating the past? The Van Diemen's Land Memorial Folk Museum 1957-2007; ReCollections: Journal of the National Museum of Australia
Save the Forests: forest reform in Tasmania, 1912-1920; Fifth National Conference on Australian Forest History
Saving Tasmania? The Anti-Transportation and Franklin River Campaigns; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Secession
Servicing the City: Water, Street Lighting, and Trams in Hobart, 1858-1914; Living and Working in Hobart: Historical Perspectives
Sex, Power, and the Law at Campbell Town in 1834; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Shiplover: Harry O'May and the Maritime History of Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Sir William and Caroline Denison, Varieties of Vice-Regal Life: Van Diemen's Land Section (edited with R. Davis); Tasmanian Historical Research Association
Southern Tasmanian Town Planning Association 1915-1939: Campaigning for Urban Environmental Change; Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference
Sweating
T Jetson & R Ely: History of West and South-West Tasmania - A Guide to Printed Sources
T. Castle and B. Kercher (eds.), Dowling's Select Cases 1828 to 1844: Decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales; Australian Journal of Legal History
Tale of Two Cities: Mechanics' Institutes in Hobart and Launceston; Pioneering Culture: Mechanics' Institutes and Schools of Art in Australia
Tasmania
Tasmania's worst mining disaster; History Australia
Tasmanian Acclimatisation Societies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Tasmanian Historical Studies; Tasmanian Historical Studies
The Antiquarian Mind: Tasmanian History and the Royal Society of Tasmania 1899-1927; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
The Australian Natives Association
The Bully of Tasmanian Politics: John Donnellan Balfe 1850-1880; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
The Country Party
The Diary of a Town and Country Planning Commissioner: R. A. McInnis in Tasmania 1945-1956; Fifth Australian Urban History Planning History Conference
The English Model? Policing in Late Nineteenth Century Tasmania; in Crime and Empire 1840-1940: Criminal Justice in Local and Global Context
The Furies of Hobart: Women and the Tasmanian Criminal Law in the Early Twentieth Century; Australian Journal of Law and Society
The Future of the Past - the Development of Australian Legal History; Australian Law Librarian
The History of Charity Law; Charity Law in Australia and New Zealand
The Hobart Town Municipal Police 1858-1878; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
The Last Man: The Mutilation of William Lanne in 1869 and its Aftermath; Aboriginal History
The Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842 to 1971; Launceston Historical Society Occasional Papers
The Legal Enforcement of Morality in Late-Victorian and Edwardian England; University of Tasmania Law Review
The Life and Death of the Hobart Town Mechanics' Institute 1827-1871; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
The Lower Courts in Tasmania in the 19th Century; Tasmanian Ancestry
The Municipalisation of Gas and Tram Companies in Hobart 1854-1914; Past Matters: Heritage and Planning History—Case Studies from the Pacific Rim
The Politics of Sanitary Improvement in Hobart in the 1880s and 1890s; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
The Rise of the Detective in London 1869-1914; Criminal Justice History: An International Annual
The Salvation Army
The State; The Companion to Tasmanian History
The Tasmanian Farmers and Stockowners Association
Tolerant Town, Model Force: The Launceston Municipal Police, 1858-1898; University of Tasmania Law Review
Town Planning
Town Planning in Regional Australia: The Case of Launceston 1915-1945; Urban Policy and Research: An Australian and New Zealand Guide to Urban Affairs
Triabunna Tragedy: Child Murder and Suicide in 1898; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Turbulent Tasmanians: Anti-Railway Rate and Sectarian Riots and Police Reform in the 1870s; Australian Journal of Legal History
Uncovering Tasmania's Lost Legal Heritage; Tasmanian Ancestry
Visions of Bell Bay: Deep-Water Port, Industrial Precinct and Regional Planning 1912-74; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Volunteer Defence Forces
Who's Been Sleeping in My House? – programme 3 on the house named Oljato, Battery Point
Wilderness; Sociology: Antipodean Perspectives
Wilhelm Rudolph Waldemar Koch (1874-1952)
William Augustus Miles (1796-1851): Crime, Policing and Moral Entrepreneurship in England and Australia; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Workers' Educational Association
Working Men's Clubs
Young Ireland
”Convict-phobia”: Combating Vandemonian Convicts in 1850s and 1860s Victoria; Journal of Australian Colonial History

Research Projects

2012: 15th International Planning History Society Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Australasian Legal History: Stage 2; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Book 'Tasmanian ANZACS; Tasmanian Soldiers and World War One'; Department of Defence (DDef)
Companion to Tasmanian History; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Companion to Tasmanian History; Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment (DTAE)
Frustrated Figurehead or Guiding Hand? Governor William Denison in New South Wales 1855-1861; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Lady Jane Franklin in Tasmania: an Edition of her Journals and Correspondence, 1836-1843; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Legal and Historical Study Of The Decisions Of The Supreme Court Of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania 1824 - 1864; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
OUP book 'Policing morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870 -1914; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Rediscovering Historical Contributions in Environmental Planning: Australia's Town Planning Associations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Australian Legal History Library: Creating historical depth in legal data on AustLII, to improve all legal research; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Sir Francis Villeneuve Smith (Third Chief Justice of Tasmania)

Research Candidate Supervision

"A Model Among Towns?"- A Study of Progressivism in Launceston during the Interwar Period
"A White Rag Burning"- Irish Women who Committed Arson in Order to be Transported to Van Diemen's Land
'Antipodean England'? A History of Drought, Fire and Flood in Tasmania from European Settlementin 1803 to the 1960s
'Wandering stars'- The Impact of British Evangelists in Australia, 1870s-1900
A Chaotic State of Affairs?- The Permissive System of Local Government in Rural Tasmania 1840-1907
A history of dress in Van Diemen's Land 1803-1856
A History of the Development of Tasmania's Specialist Food Industry
Almost a Walker's Paradise- A History of the Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair Scenic Reserve to May 1922
Bombs 'Reds Under the Bed' and the Media- The Menzies Government's Manipulation of Public Opinion, 1949-1963
Charles Napier Bell- The Technocrat as an Agent of Geographic Change
Constructing a Colonial Chief Justice- John Lewes Pedder in Van Diemen's Land, 1824-1854
Cronyism, Muddle and Money- Land Allocation in Tasmania under the Waste Lands Acts, 1856-1889
Economic and Social Impacts Associated with Logistical Developments in Tasmania in the 19th Century
Emily's Empire- Emily Dobson and the National Council of Women of Tasmania, 1899-1939
Governors and Tasmanians; the British Empire at Worlds End
Identity and Nation in the Australian Public Library- The Development of Local and National Collections 1850s-1940s Using the Tasmanian Public Library as Case Study
Immigration schemes(s) to Tasmania 1855-1862
Impact of World War I on Tasmanian women
James Backhouse Walker (1841-1899), Moral Enlightenment and the Interplay of Ideas and Social Reality in Late Nineteenth Century Tasmania
Launceston Wesleyan Methodists 1832-1849 Contributions, Commerce, Conscience
Local Government Reform in Tasmania 1906 - 1939- with special reference to the North West Coast
Lymph or Liberty- Responses to Smallpox Vaccination in the Eastern Australian Colonies
Memorial Avenues- Hostages to Memory 1900 - 2000
Memories, Dreams and Inventions- The Evolution of Tasmania's Tourism Image 1803-1939
Mercantile influence on the development of Hobart Town 1840-1880
New Mountain, New River, New Home? The Tasmanian Hmong
Nineteenth Century Natural History Art and Belonging in Tasmania
Prisoners or Servants- A History of the Legal Status of Britain's Transported Convicts
Regulating work in the public interest - A comparison of Commonwealth, Victorian and British Minimum Wage Regimes (1890-1936)
Sibling Rivalry- The India-Australia Relationship, 1858-1901
Slab Hut to Commuter Country- Changes to the Lives of Rural Women in the Huon Valley and Channel Area of Southern Tasmania- 1914 to 2010
Spurgen's Men- The Resurgence of Baptist Belief and Practice in Tasmania 1869-1884
The "Father of Tasmania"?- Measuring the legend of James "Philosopher" Smith
The Home Front in Tasmania during World War 2
The Long Road Home- Repatriation in Tasmania, 1916-1929
The Lost Province- Exploration, Isolation and Domination in the Mount Lyell Region 1859 - 1935
The publishing and bookselling activities of the Walch Family, 1846 - 1915
The rise of non-bank financial intermediaries in Tasmania 1929-1939
The Social Role of the Church Within the Hobart Community, with Particular Reference to Holy Trinity Chrurch, 1850-1945
The Spurling Legacy and the Emergence of Wilderness Photography in Tasmania
The Tasmanian colonial volunteer military forces 1858-1901
The Tasmanian Government and the Metal Mining Industry - an administrative history - 1880-1914
Through a Glass Darkly- Photographs of Colonial Convicts
Urban Change in Inner City of Hobart, 1972-1992. The role and processes of Inner-City Action Groups
Victim of an 'Extraordinary Conspiracy'? Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1843-46