Robert Haldane, APM, PhD, BA (Hon).

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The purpose of this website is to give some insight into my work and interests: past and present. Noted in the past among family and friends for my aversion to computers and my insistence on always writing with pencil and paper including a doctoral thesis I have recently moved into the computer age and this website is for posterity: an acknowledgement that my children and other descendents will probably learn more about me in cyberspace than they will from tomes or tombstones.

I retired from the Victoria Police Force in August 2001, after almost thirty-four years service and have maintained my local links in East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

I am an Associate of the Gippsland Heritage Journal and a contributing author to the Gippsland Heritage Journal and Gippsland Country Life magazine. Since 2001 I have been a contributing reviewer to the The Age Good Food Guide.

I am the author of the centenary publication, A Century of Service: The Story of the Buchan Bush Nursing Association, which was published in August 2011.

Currently I am completing a revised and updated 3rd Edition of the official history of the Victoria Police, The People's Force, which is scheduled for publication in 2014.

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Pages on this website
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Biography
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Publications
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   John Flynn at Buchan (online article)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Point Hicks Lighthouse (online article)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Snowy River Bandit (online article)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Grape Growers and Wine Makers (online article)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   John Henry Harvey (online article)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Remembrance Day Address (online copy)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Charabancs to Chardonnay Address (online copy)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   The Victoria Police Strike - 1923 (online copy)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   In the Shadow of Ned Kelly (online copy)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Daring to Delve (online article on the Buchan Caves)
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Contact Me
 BlueBall.gif (924 bytes)   Links to Related Websites

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This page last updated on 15 December 2014