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New exhibition to highlight Rottnest’s tragic past

November 7th, 2017

A scene from Dr Glen Stasiuk

A new exhibition relating to the distressing penal history of Rottnest Island will feature the work of Murdoch University Indigenous historian and filmmaker Dr Glen Stasiuk.

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Experts open up on Rottnest’s tragic past

November 9th, 2016

credit James Kerr

Dr Glen Stasiuk’s expertise on the tragic history of Perth’s favourite island playground has played a central part in the development of the ABC Radio National documentary Rottnest Island: Black prison to white playground. Dr Stasiuk, a lecturer and Indigenous researcher at Murdoch University, was just a teenager when he first went camping with his […]

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Murdoch filmmakers dominate WASA nominations

June 9th, 2016

An image from the WASA nominated film Sol Bunker with (from left to right) Ben Mortley as Sol Bunker, Alex Bryans as Addie Bunker and Jenelle Altinier as Mira Bunker. Picture by Alanna Kusin

Murdoch University film lecturers and graduates have received a bundle of nominations in the prestigious West Australian Screen Awards (WASAs).

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