Anna Haebich

Anna Haebich’s career brings together university teaching and research, centre directorship, museum curatorship, visual arts practice and work with Indigenous communities. Her research interests include histories of Indigenous peoples, migration, the body, the environment, the visual and performing arts, and representations of the past. Anna is a Professor specialising in interdisciplinary research at Griffith University […]

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Sabrina Hahn

Sabrina comes from a long line of obsessive gardeners. She started landscaping at the age of four: stripping flowers and foliage from her grandmother’s garden and creating fabulous miniature gardens in all her nan’s baking trays. At the age of 22 she found cake tins too limiting and studied horticulture more formally at Bentley TAFE. […]

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Mel Hall

Mel Hall is a writer and musician based in Walyalup (Fremantle), Western Australia. Her fiction has been longlisted for major writing awards, such as the Peter Carey Short Story Prize (2019), the Fogarty Literary Award (2019) and the Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award (2018). Her novella The Choir of Gravediggers was published by Ginninderra Press […]

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Yasmin Hamid

Yasmin Hamid grew up in East Africa with her siblings, English mother and Sudanese father. She loves reading and has been in the same book club group for almost twenty-five years. She is happily married and has lived in Western Australia since 1988.

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Brian Harrison-Lever

With a career that started in television and film, Brian Harrison-Lever later lectured in design and drawing at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

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Dennis Haskell

Dennis Haskell is Emeritus Professor of English at The University of Western Australia and a poet whose work has been published nationally and internationally. He has also been Chair of the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts. Dennis Haskell’s collections include Abracadabra and The Ghost Names Sing.  He co-edited, with Hilary Fraser, […]

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Alexandra Hasluck (d.1993)

Born in 1908 in Perth, Western Australia, Alexandra Hasluck was a fifth generation Australian and a graduate of The University of Western Australia. A social historian and a full-time writer, she was created a Dame of the Order of Australia for her services to Australian letters. She died in 1993.

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Jeff Hatwell

Jeff Hatwell has lived in Western Australia most of his life. He served in Vietnam as an infantryman in 1971 and is a retired public servant. He completed a degree in economics and history at the University of Western Australia and has a deep interest in military history.

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Geoff Havel

Geoff Havel was born in the mountains of New Guinea. As a baby, he liked to sit in a sandpit on the edge of the jungle, stuffing whole bananas down his throat. His manners have improved since then, that is, unless he spots a good idea for a story as it goes past. Right in […]

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Steve Hawke

Steve Hawke grew up in Melbourne, then lived in the Kimberley for many years, before settling in the Perth hills. His first adult novel, The Valley, was published in 2018. Out of Time is his second novel. He has also written the stage play Jandamarra (2008 and 2011), the libretto for the dramatic cantata Jandamarra: […]

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Paula Hayes

Paula Hayes has a BA in Literature and History and a Diploma of Education from the University of Western Australia. Her short story ‘The Universe Under My Bed’ was published in Alphabet Soup, a children’s literary magazine (now blog), and she has self-published a young adult novel, Heart, about the supernatural journey of a lost […]

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Bill Henson

Bill Henson is a leading Australian contemporary artist. His first solo exhibition was held at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1975 and he has since exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas. In 1995 he was Australia‚Äôs representative at the Venice Biennale and in 2005 a comprehensive survey of his career was held at the […]

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Karen Herbert

Karen Herbert spent her childhood in Geraldton on the midwest coast of Australia, attending local schools before moving to Perth to study at the University of Western Australia where she attained a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours. She also holds a Master of Science in Applied Psychology. Karen has worked in aged care, […]

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Ellen Hickman

Ellen Hickman was born in England in 1968 and migrated to Western Australia in 1971. After completing a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Botany in 1991, she was employed by The University of Western Australia to illustrate a monograph of the family Restionaceae. In 1993 she travelled overseas, working as an illustrator at the […]

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Rebecca Higgie

Rebecca is a writer from Perth. Her whole life has been spent in the company of books, with careers in libraries and universities. Formerly an academic at Curtin University and Brunel University London, she has published research on satire and politics. She has worked in the stacks of the State Library of Western Australia and […]

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Lekkie Hopkins

Dr Lekkie Hopkins is a feminist academic in the Women’s Studies programme in the School of Psychology and Social Science at Edith Cowan University. Her professional background is as an archivist, radio broadcaster, oral historian, literary critic and teacher. She is particularly interested in the history of social protest and in exploring creative ways to […]

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Stephen D Hopper, AC

For nearly thirty years Dr Stephen Hopper, AC has researched and travelled investigating the biology of granite outcrops. Stephen has specialist expertise in eucalyptus, orchids, the kangaroo paw family – Haemodoraceae – conservation genetics, pollination ecology and threatened plants.

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Kyle Hughes-Odgers

Kyle Hughes-Odgers is an Australian artist. He has held exhibitions throughout Australia and internationally in New York, Los Angeles, Singapore and Berlin. Kyle has also been involved in large-scale public art projects internationally (New York City, Washington DC, Los Angeles, London, Sheffield, Hong Kong, Singapore, Madrid, Berlin, Cambodia) and at home in Australia, including From […]

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T.A.G. Hungerford (d.2011)

Thomas Arthur Guy Hungerford was born in 1915 and grew up in South Perth. He served as a soldier in World War II before travelling to Japan with the British Commonwealth Occupation Force after the war. In 1948 he moved to Canberra, where he worked for the Australian War Memorial and began to write. In […]

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Deborah Hunn

Deborah Hunn is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry at Curtin University. Deborah completed a PhD at the University of Western Australia and has taught for three decades at universities in Western Australia and South Australia. Her award-winning work has been published in a range […]

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Dylan Hyde

Dylan Hyde has a background in film and television production, and is the nephew of academic and public figure Sister Veronica Brady. The son of a scientist and a classics scholar, he was born in the United States and raised in Perth before emigrating to Melbourne in his late teenage years. He has an ongoing […]

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