Jacqueline O’Brien

Jacqueline O’Brien nee Wittenoom is the joint author and photographer of a number of beautifully illustrated books on Irish heritage. She has been a Director of the Architectural Archive of Ireland and has lectured internationally on historical subjects. Born in Perth she graduated from the University of Western Australia with an honours degree in Economics, […]

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May O’Brien (d.2020)

May O’Brien was born in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia, and at the age of five, was taken to Mount Margaret Mission where she spent the next twelve years. She taught in Western Australian rural and metropolitan primary schools for twenty-five years. May served in a number of other positions before being appointed Superintendent […]

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Chris Owen

Chris Owen hails from Sussex on the south coast of England. A former radio journalist and newsreader, he migrated to the sunnier climes of Perth in 2003, where he changed careers to become a primary school teacher. Aside from writing, Chris cites walking, snorkeling and eating homemade apple pie and custard, as his principal passions […]

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Darlene Oxenham

Darlene Oxenham is a Malgana woman from Shark Bay on the coast of Western Australia. Her story Beach Sports Car was inspired by her time growing up in Useless Loop. Darlene has worked in Higher Education for over twenty years and has been a Professor at the School of Indigenous Studies at The University of […]

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