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Geoffrey Bolton legacy inspires dynamic narrative

June 28th, 2017

A new book featuring a series of essays on Australian history, inspired by the work of the late Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton, has been launched at Murdoch University. The book, entitled Geoffrey Bolton: A Historian for All Seasons, has been edited by his friends and former colleagues Emeritus Laureate Professor Stuart Macintyre, Emeritus Professor Jenny Gregory and Associate Professor Lenore Layman

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Geoffrey Bolton Library dedicated in poignant ceremony

February 22nd, 2017

From left to right, Murdoch Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen, Carol Bolton and The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC

Family members, friends, colleagues and dignitaries gathered at Murdoch University for the official dedication of the Geoffrey Bolton Library.

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Murdoch to mark Geoffrey Bolton Library dedication with public exhibition

February 7th, 2017

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton

Murdoch University will be naming its Library after esteemed historian, the late Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton, in an official dedication ceremony on Tuesday 21 February.

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Distinguished Murdoch historian writes Paul Hasluck biography

December 9th, 2014

The life of one of Australia’s most prominent politicians has been recorded by celebrated Western Australian historian, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton from Murdoch University. The biography of Sir Paul Hasluck, who was Australia’s 17th Governor General in 1969, will be launched in Canberra tonight by the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove at the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University.

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Murdoch Chancellor named Western Australian of the Year

June 4th, 2014

Murdoch Chancellor David Flanagan's outstanding and continuing contribution to the State and its citizens has received the recognition it deserves, with him being named 2014 Western Australian of the Year on Friday.

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New Chancellor for Murdoch University

July 9th, 2013

Murdoch University has announced that David Flanagan, the Non Executive Chairman of Atlas Iron, will be appointed as the new Chancellor of the University.

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Call for government action on remote Australia

September 12th, 2012

The Hon Fred Chaney AO will call for a rethink in the way governments govern and engage with remote Australia.

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