Academic Journals

2006 – “The middle-class dimension to Australia’s republican past: a personal historiographical journey”, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol.19, No.6, May, pp.844-853.

1998 – “The Goldfield Commissioners on the colonial Queensland frontier 1870-1875”, Electronic Journal of Australian and New Zealand History

1997 – “Failed squatters and colonial autocrats: the ‘gold-laced tyranny’ of the Commissioners on the frontier”, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol.16, No.8, November, pp.371-380.

1997 – “The Charters Towers republicans and Volapuk”, Royal Historical Society of Queensland Bulletin, No.608, November, pp.10-11.

1996 – ” ‘An atmosphere hampered by cant’: the outspoken assistant teacher Peter Airey”, (Great Australian Educators), Unicorn. Journal of the Australian College of Education, Vol.22, No.4, September, pp.101-103.

1996 – “Looking Backward: republican journalism in the 1880s and 1890s, with an emphasis on north Queensland”, Australian Studies in Journalism, No.5, pp.141-157 at

1996 – “Education and journalism in nineteenth century Charters Towers”, Queensland Review. A Journal of Queensland Studies, Vol.3, No.1, April, pp.10-14.

1995 – “Firebrand of the North: Thadeus O’Kane, educator of a generation”, The Educational Historian, Monograph, Vol.8, No.1, pp.i-iv.

1995 – “A medical footnote”: the diabetic Gold Commissioner Charters”, Royal Historical Society of Queensland Bulletin, No.582, May, pp.5-6.

1994 – “The western republicans: the Queensland elections of 1893”, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol.XV, No.9, November, pp.440-454.

1993 – “The Grand Pajandrum: The 1872 suspension of Gold Commissioner William Skelton Ewbank Melbourne Charters”, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Volume XV, No.3, June, pp.130-144.

1992 – “A Time of Perceived Rebellion: A comparison of the Charters Towers and Rockhampton showcase trials of 1891”, Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol.38, No.1, pp.27-40.

1991 – “A First World War antipodean: The Letters of Private Walter Steward [1916-1917] to his sister Maude in north Queensland”, Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Vol.77, Part 1, June, pp.40-49.

1990 – ” ‘Atheistical and Blasphemous Notoriety Seekers?’: The Australasian Republican Association, Charters Towers, 1890-1891″, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol.XIV, No.3, August, pp.99-112.