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Stuart Macintyre


Stuart Macintyre has been chair of the Heritage Council of Victoria since 2015, and is regarded as one of Australia’s most influential historians.

He’s the former Dean of Arts at the University of Melbourne, and is Emeritus Laureate Professor of the University of Melbourne and a Professorial Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies.

Stuart was president of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia from 2007 to 2009. With Alison Ashford, he edited the Cambridge History of Australia (2013). His most recent book is Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s, published in 2015.

The Heritage Council of Victoria is an independent statutory body which identifies and protects places and objects of cultural heritage significance to the State of Victoria.  

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