Biography Footnotes 21

Author/editor: Donnelly, K.
Publisher: National Centre of Biography
Year published: 2020
Issue no.: no 21
School/Centre: National Centre of Biography


Inside we farewell David Horner, longtime chair and section editor of the ADB’s Armed Services Working Party, member of the Editorial Board, and ADB author. You can read reports from the Indigenous and Oceania Working Parties, as well as updates on the House of Representatives, and Colonial Women in the ADB projects.

Melanie Nolan reports on the history of the Armed Services Working Party, and the NCB’s student intern, Matt Cunneen; Gerard Carney shares the story of how Douglas Cooper’s remarkable art collection was made possible thanks to his convict ancestor’s legacy; and Michael Flynn explains the advantages of the Biographical Database of Australia’s new ‘advanced search’ option. And don’t forget to try your hand at our find-a-word!

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