Emeritus Professor Richard Broome, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, has authored twelve books, including three on Indigenous Australians, including Aboriginal Australians (4th edition 2010). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and a Fellow and Vice President of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Melbourne. Charles Fahey taught history at La Trobe University, Melbourne until his retirement in 2018. His research explores Australian labour, rural and mining history. Andrea Gaynor is Associate Professor of History, Chair of the History Discipline Group and Director of the Centre for Western Australian History at the University of Western Australia. Her research focuses on environmental history. Katie Holmes is Professor of History and Director of the Centre for the Study of the Inland at La Trobe University. Her work integrates environmental, gender and oral history and seeks to understand the experience of Australian settlement.