About the speaker

Dr Tony Moore is a cultural historian who lectures at Monash University. His career spans publishing, journalism and documentary making at the ABC. His first book The Barry McKenzie Movies analysed the cultural significance of the ‘Ocker’ cinema genre of the 1970s and his most recent film was Bohemian Rhapsody: Rebels of Australian Culture. He is inaugural commissioning editor of the new Cambridge University Press series Australian Encounters. A self-confessed libertarian social democrat, Tony is a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development and former president of the NSW Fabian Society.