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Extraordinary Council Election 14 December 2022 (North-East Ward)

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Author Talk with Dr. Leigh Straw

Author Talk with Dr. Leigh Straw

Author Leigh Straw

Join us for a fascinating talk with historian and author Leigh Straw who will be speaking to us about her book After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World War I.

This free event is running in conjunction with Ink in the Lines: An Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition. On show in the Wanneroo Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday from 9 Nov to 14 Jan 2023. (Closed for Christmas 18 Dec - 3 Jan).

Leigh Straw is an academic, historian and writer. She is the author of true crime biographies of Australian crime figures Kate Leigh and Dulcie Markham, and Australia’s first female detective, Lillian Armfield. Leigh was the joint winner of the 2018 Margaret Medcalf Award for her book After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World War I. Leigh Straw is an Associate Professor of History at The University of Notre Dame Australia.

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