Curriculum Vitae

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1995 – graduated PhD, Griffith University, Queensland
  • 1989 – graduated BA (Hons) Humanities
  • 1988 – graduated BA Humanities
  • 1984 – commenced BA, Griffith University, Queensland

 

POSITIONS:  

  • Patron, Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR) (Queensland)
  • Member, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Member, Professional Historians Association (Queensland) Inc
  • Member,  Royal Historical Society of Queensland
  • Member, Brisbane Labour History Association
  • Winner, Peacewomen Award, The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 2013.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  • 2014 – ‘Justice Now’.  Ejournal Right Now. Human Rights in Australia  (Sep)
  • 2012 – ‘Aboriginal Workers, Aboriginal poverty’, chapter in Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies.  ANU Ebooks.  (May)
  • 2010 – ‘Who Paid for the Lucky Country?’ in The Queensland Journal of Labour History.  (Mar)
  • 2009 – ‘Missing in Action: Industrial Relations and Aboriginal Labour’, chapter in Work & Strife in Paradise, Bradley Bowden, Simon Blackwood, Cath Rafferty, Cameron Allan (eds).  (Feb)
  • 2009 – ‘Accounting for history…’ in Queensland History Journal, RHSQ.  (Feb)
  • 2008 –  ‘Wealth and Poverty’, in History, Politics & Knowledge: Essays in Australian Indigenous Studies, Andrew Gunstone (ed).  (Dec)
  • 2007 – Trustees on Trial shortlisted for NSW Premiers’ History Awards.  (Sep)
  • 2007 – Hard Labour: Stolen Wages. National report on Stolen Wages.  ANTaR.  (Sep)
  • 2006 – Trustees on Trial.  Aboriginal Studies Press.  (Sep)
  • 2006 – ‘The revolutionary potential of Walsh’s law’, in Alternative Law Journal.  (Sep)
  • 2006 – Taken on Trust.   Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee for Inquiry into Stolen Wages Nationally.  (Aug)  Transcript of evidence to Inquiry, Brisbane (Oct) – Dr Ros Kidd at p8
  • 2004 – ‘Australia’s Debt: Unpaid wages to Indigenous pastoral workers’, in Australian Prospect. (Apr)
  • 2003 – ‘Abuse of Trust: the government as banker in Queensland and the United States’ in Indigenous Law Bulletin.  (Sep)
  • 2002 – Black Lives, Government Lies.  New edition published by Ros Kidd.  (Oct)
  • 2002 – Many voices: reflections on experiences of Indigenous child separation.  (Contributor).  Oral History Project. National Library of Australia.  (Nov)
  • 2002 – ‘Duty of Care’.  Fact Sheet.  ANTaR.  (Aug)
  • 2002 – ‘Stolen Wages’.  Fact Sheet.  ANTaR. (June)
  • 2002 – ‘Discovering Whiteness’, in Journal of the Doctors Reform Society (Winter edition)
  • 2002 – ‘Wealth and Poverty’, in Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues  (Feb)
  • 2001 – Cape York Justice Study. (Contributor, chapter on alcoholism, policing, violence).  (Nov)
  • 2001 – ‘Aboriginal History of South Brisbane’, in Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland. (Aug)
  • 2001 – ‘Whose Accountability?’, in ATSIC News (Aug)
  • 2000 – Black Lives, Government Lies. University of New South Wales Press  (Oct)
  • 2000 – Aboriginal History of the Princess Alexandra Hospital Site.  (Feb)
  • 1999 – Green Meat & Oily Butter. Memoirs of a Yarrabah teacher. Molly Coleman.  Produced and published by Ros Kidd. (Aug)
  • 1998 – ‘The Story of a Gentle Man’, in Becoming Australia.  UQP Symposium Series (Dec)
  • 1998 – ‘Deficits of the Past or Deceits of the Present? Defining Aboriginal Disadvantage’, in Southern Review (June)
  • 1998 – The Way We Civilise shortlisted for Australian History Prize NSW Premiers’ History Awards (May)
  • 1998 – ‘Justice: A Variable Commodity’, in Social Alternatives (April)
  • 1997 – The Way We Civilise (adaptation of PhD thesis). University of Queensland Press.  (June)
  • 1997 – ‘Profiting from Poverty.  State Policies and Aboriginal Deprivation’, in Queensland Review. (Apr)
  • 1996 – ‘The Price of Justice’, in Hecate. (Oct)
  • 1995 – FAIRA Occasional Papers Series:
    – ‘You Can Trust Me – I’m with the Government’
    – ‘State Designs on Aboriginal Housing’
    – ‘Hidden Agendas’ (the sacking of Mapoon)
  • 1994 – Regulating bodies: administrations and Aborigines in Queensland 1840-1988, PhD thesis, Griffith University.  (June)
  • 1994 – ‘You Can Trust Me – I’m with the Government’, in Queensland Review. (June)
  • 1993 – ‘The powers of protectors: conflicts surrounding Queensland’s 1897 Aboriginal legislation’, (co-author: Dr Regina Ganter) in Australian Historical Studies. (Oct)
  • 1987 – Equal before the law? The role of law in organising Aboriginal/European relations. BA (Hons) thesis, Griffith University.  (Dec)

 

CONFERENCES:

  • 2009 – Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies. Canberra
  • 2006 – Brisbane Writers’ Festival
  • 2004 – National Stolen Generations Conference, Sydney
  • 2004 – Libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Colloquium, Sydney
  • 2003 – National Records Forum, Brisbane
  • 2003 – National Labour History Conference, Brisbane
  • 2003 – International Human Rights Day Symposium, Brisbane
  • 2002 – Unfinished Business Conference, Melbourne
  • 2002 – The 5th Annual Freelance Convention, Brisbane
  • 2001 – Socialist Workers Conference, Sydney
  • 1998 – Sydney Writers’ Festival
  • 1998 – Reconciliation: Working Together Conference, Mackay
  • 1998 – Brisbane Writers’ Festival
  • 1998 – Second World Indigenous Pathways Conference, USQ Toowoomba
  • 1996 – Australia Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy
  • 1996 – Queensland Studies Centre
  • 1994 – Queensland Historians’ Institute
  • 1994 – Queensland History Teachers’ Association keynote speaker
  • 1994 – Department of Family Service and Aboriginal & Islander Affairs National Conference
  • 1994 – Queensland Studies Centre
  • 1993 – Queensland  Studies Centre

 

POSTGRADUATE EXPERIENCE:

  • 2014 – Juru (Bowen, Home Hill)
    Occupation History for North Queensland Land Council
  •  2012 – Iman (Upper Dawson River)
    Occupation History Report for Just Us Lawyers (Nov)
  • 2012 – Wulli Wulli (Dawson and Burnett Rivers)
    Occupation History Report for Just Us Lawyers (Sep)
  • 2010 – Karingbal (Carnarvon, Springsure)
    Occupation History Report for Queensland South Native Title Services (Nov)
  • 2010 – Kalkadoon (Mt Isa)
    Occupation History Report for Queensland South Native Title Services (June)
  • 2009 – Regional Sunshine Coast and Surrounds
    Occupation History Report for Queensland South Native Title Services (Nov)
  • 2009 – Tableland Yidinji (Atherton)
    Occupation History Report for North Queensland Land Council (Feb)
  • 2008 – Gimuy Walubara Yidinji (Cairns)
    Occupation History Report for North Queensland Land Council (Mar)
  •  2007 – Palm Island
    Occupation History Report for Central Queensland Land Council (Aug)
  • 2005 – Port Curtis, Coral Coast
    Occupation History Chronology for Gurang Land Council (Mar)
  • 2005 – Biri Kutjala (Ravenswood)
    Occupation History Chronology for Central Queensland Land Council (Feb)
  • 2004 – Expert witness and adviser
    litigation against Queensland government under paid wages  (Sept)
  • 2003 – Kullilli Cluster  (Thargomindah, Windorah)
    Research and advise re historical documentation
    for Queensland South Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation  (May)
  • 2003  – Djiru (Mission Beach)
    Occupation History Chronology for North Queensland Land Council (April)
  • 2002 – Warangnu (Upper Herberton River)
    Occupation History Chronology for North Queensland Land Council (Dec)
  • 2002 – Mamu (Innisfail)
    Occupation History Chronology for North Queensland Land Council (Nov)
  • 2002 – Bringing Them Home Oral History Project
    Research and co-write chapter on national and international child removal practices (Nov)
  • 2002 – Jiddabul Dyirabel (Herberton)
    Occupation History Chronology for North Queensland Land Council (Aug)
  • 2002 – Research and summarise data re Aboriginal wages, savings and Trust Funds
    for Queensland Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services Secretariat (May)
  • 2002 – Research and summarise data re Aboriginal wages, savings & Trust Funds
    Queensland Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services Secretariat (Mar)
  • 2001 – Cape York Justice StudyResearch and co-write (Nov)
  • 2001 – Cairns, Port Douglas
    Occupation History Chronology for North Queensland Land Council (Sep)
  • 2001 – Muluridji (Mareeba, Kuranda)
    Occupation History Chronology for North Queensland Land Council (July)
  • 2001 – Provide diagrammatic background of Queensland Aboriginal controls
    For National Library of Australia Bringing Them Home Oral History Project (Feb)
  • 2000 – Aboriginal History of the Princess Alexandra Hospital Site Occupation History Report for Queensland Health Department (Feb)
  • 1999 – Indigenous Crime Taskforce
    Research and report to Queensland Government (Aug)
  • 1999 – Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Institutions
    Research and contribute chapter to Queensland Government (April)
  • 1998 – Maidenwell Acres
    Genealogical research for Indigenous Land Corporation (Sep)
  • 1997 –Kutubu to Gladstone Gas Pipeline, Cape York sector
    Occupation History Report for Cape York Land Council (Oct)
  • 1997 – Sunset Yalanji (Palmer River)
    Occupation History Report for North Queensland Land Council (August)
  • 1997 –Register of Sources, Aboriginal Presence, Brisbane
    Collate for Brisbane City Council (May)
  • 1997 – Malanbarra Yidinji (Mulgrave and Russell Rivers)
    Occupation History Report for North Queensland Land Council (March)
  • 1996 – Archer River Bend, Rokeby
    Occupation History Report for Cape York Land Council (July)
  • 1996 – Fractured Families
    A Report given during evidence to HREOC Stolen Children Inquiry Brisbane Hearings (June)
  • 1996 – Appear as Expert Witness on behalf of Palm Island claimants
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission Inquiry into underpayment seven Palm Island workers (April)
  • 1996 – Kaanju and Umpila
    Occupation History Report for Cape York Land Council (Mar)
  • 1995 – Assist and advise senior legal officer re preparation and compilation statements for Palm Island wage claim
    Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (Dec)
  • 1995 – International Study on Interpersonal Violence 1860-1930
    Senior historical researcher, Brisbane, for Associate Professor Mark Finnane
    Dean of Humanities, Griffith University
  • 1995 – Mission Diaries: Mitchell River 1937-38, Edward River 1939-54
    Research and compile diaries for Cape York Land Council (Sep)
  • 1995 – Weipa/Aurukun/Edward River 1895 to 1970
    Occupation History Chronology for Cape York Land Council (Aug)
  • 1994 – Edward River Area
    Occupation History Chronology for Cape York Land Council (Nov)
  • 1991 – “Site Survey of Century Mine Target Area”, Dr D Trigger and Dr J Devitt
    Historical data supplied for Doomadgee Aboriginal Council  (Nov)
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