• Bobbie Oliver

    Bobbie Oliver was born in Queensland and holds a Doctorate in History from The University of Western Australia.

    Currently a Senior Lecturer in Australian History and Politics at Curtin University, Dr Oliver has also taught at Murdoch, Edith Cowan and Canberra Universities and held research positions at the Australian National University and Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

    Dr Oliver is also contributing a chapter on apprenticeship training to a forthcoming ARC-funded history of the East Perth Power Station and is currently researching a history of the Locomotive Engine Drivers’, Firemen’s and Cleaners’ Union in Western Australia.