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Lake Hume at 4% from Bethanga Bridge - January 2007.

Slow Catastrophes

Drought resilience amongst farmers and agricultural communities in Australia, 1880s-2000s ‘Slow Catastrophes’ explores the history of p...
Noxious weed display at the North Coast show, Nambour, 1960 (Heritage Library, Sunshine Coast Council).

The Culture of Weeds

A weed is usually defined as a plant out of place. Here we extend the idea of weediness to other biota and whole landscapes. We first consid...

People

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Tom Griffiths

Tom Griffiths

William Keith Hancock Professor of History and Director, Centre for Environmental History, ANU Chair, Editorial Board, Australian Dictionar...
Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Mike Smith is a pioneering Australian desert archaeologist. For more than 30 years Mike has worked extensively across the Australian desert ...
Robyn Curtis

Robyn Curtis

Robyn Curtis is a PhD candidate in the School of History at the Australian National University.  Inspired by London’s urban parks and her...