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Gary Presland

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Dr Gary Presland is an archaeologist, historian and author. His principal interests are in the landscapes and Aboriginal culture of pre-European Melbourne.

He has been extensively published on these subjects, and his book The place for a village: how nature has shaped the city of Melbourne was judged ‘Best Book’ in the 2009 Victorian Community History Awards.

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