Gary is a prize-winning author and editor based in Melbourne, Australia. He is widely published and has broad-ranging and contemporary experience as an editor of books, journals and newsletters in both historical and scientific areas.


Gary is an authority on Aboriginal history and natural history in Melbourne, Australia. He also has a research interest in police history in Victoria. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.


Gary is in constant demand as a speaker to a wide variety of groups, on matters related to Melbourne’s natural history, Aboriginal history and Victoria Police history. In recent years he has, on occasion, been a guest at the Melbourne Writers Festival.