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Oral History Interviews

David Abramson

David Arnott

Margaret Bellamy

David Boulton

Jim Breen

Max Burnett

Doug Burns

John Crossley

John Dann

Maurie Fabrikant

Bill Fiddian

David Goble

Pam Goble

Les Goldschlager

Jack Greig

Gopal Gupta

Hartley Halstead

Ken Hobbs

Peter Juliff

Les Keedy

Gerry Maynard

Rod McMillan

Geoff Middleton

Jan Miller

Barrie Milne

Tony Montgomery

Kitty Muntz

Peter Nankivell

John Rosenberg

Gwen Secomb

Judy Sheard

Phil Steele

Peter Stuckey

Peter Torokfalvy

Chris Wallace

Jack White

John White

Len Whitehouse

Rob Willis

Monash University Archives

MON 1 Administrative Correspondence Files, Alpha-numeric Series (AE/402/0.1); (CF/402/0); (CF/404/1); (CF/404/2/1); (CF/404/2); (CF/404/2 Pt 2); (CF/404/2 Pt 3); (CH/402/0); (DD/155/0); (EA/404/1); (EA/404/0).

MON 5 Professorial Board Minutes (78/03/1).

MON 8 Staff Files.

MON 134 Faculty of Science and Faculty Board Minutes (79/21/1).

MON 165 Chisholm Institute of Technology Council Minutes (94/09/4); (94/09/5).

MON 195 Chisholm Institute of Technology Inspectors’ Report Books.

MON 221 Chisholm Institute of Technology Press Releases.

MON 267 Chisholm Institute of Technology Administrative Correspondence Files, Annual Single Number Series (73/051); (74/080); (75/157); (76/218); (77/041); (77/413 Pt 1 & 2); (78/316); (78/586); (79/132 Pt 1 & 2); (80/102); (81/253); (81/868); (82/229); (82/649); (83/112 Pt 2); (83/169); (84/807 Pt A & B); (84/961); (86/020 Pt 1, 2 & 3); (86/060 Pt 1 & 2); (86/405); (86/570); (87/029); (87/067 Pt 1 & 2); (88/053 Pt 1, 2 & 3); (88/395); (89/312); (90/384).

MON 292 Chisholm Institute of Technology Staff Files.

MON 313 Draft History of Caulfield Institute of Technology (94/01/303).

MON 328 History of the Caulfield Institute of Technology by C. O’Brien (94/01/304).

MON 348 Chisholm Institute of Technology Staffing Committee Minutes.

MON 548 Course Handbooks.

MON 562 Faculty of Science Dean’s Subject Correspondence Files (84/64/8); (84/64/46).

MON 717 Chisholm Institute of Technology News Sheets (93/24/83).

MON 718 Chisholm Institute of Technology Public Relations Office Subject Files.

MON 795 Chisholm Institute of Technology Administrative Reports, Manuals etc. (94/01/504).

MON 881 Chisholm Institute of Technology Annual Reports.

MON 925 Sound: The Official Broadsheet of Monash University.

MON 934 Chisholm Institute of Technology Handbooks (94/01/586) & (94/01/587).

MON 936 Chisholm Institute of Technology Gryphon.

MON 957 Faculty of Information Technology Faculty Office Subject Files (99/19/46); (99/19/62); (99/19/64); (99/19/81); (99/19/113).

MON 974 Administrative Correspondence Files, Annual Single Number Series (87/0816); (88/1255); (88/2114); (89/1139); (89/1425); (89/1637); (89/1716); (90/0220); (90/0429).

Caulfield Institute of Technology Annual Reports.

Caulfield Institute of Technology Handbooks.

Chisholm Institute of Technology Statistics.

Monash University Annual Reports.

Monash University Council Minutes.

Monash University Faculty of Science Handbooks.

Monash University Statistics.

Government Sources

Annual Reports of Minister for Education, Victorian Government Publications.

Committee on the Future of Tertiary Education in Australia (Martin Committee), Tertiary Education in Australia: Report to the Australian Universities Commission, Government Printer, Canberra, 1964.

Higher Education, a Policy Statement, circulated by the Hon. J. S. Dawkins MP, Minister for Employment, Education and Training, 1988.

PROV, VPRS 9494, Central Correspondence Files – Technical Schools Syllabuses 1914–1967, Unit 31.

PROV, VPRS 9516, Technical Schools Special Files, Unit 10, Special File No. 53 School Histories 1909–1964.

PROV, VPRS 9516, Technical Schools Special Files, Unit 22, Special File No. 113 – Pt 2, Special Equipment Grants.

Report of the Committee on Australian Universities, September 1957, Government Printer, Canberra, 1958.

Report of the Task Force on Amalgamations in Higher Education, National Board of Employment, Education and Training, April 1989, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Victoria Institute of Colleges, Annual Reports.

Victorian Year Book, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victorian Office, 1873–2002.

Books and Journals

Blackwood, R. Monash University, The First Ten Years, Hampden Hall, Melbourne, 1968.

Blake, L. J. (ed.), Vision and Realisation: A Centenary History of State Education in Victoria, Volume 1, Education Department of Victoria, Melbourne, 1973.

Cleverley, J. and Richards, J. R. (eds), Australian Education in the Twentieth Century: Studies in the Development of State Education, Longman, Camberwell, 1972.

Gallager, A. P. Coordinating University Development: A Study of the Australian Universities Commission 1959–1970, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1982.

Greig, J. and Levin, P. Computing at Chisholm: The First Twenty-Five Years 1965–1989, Chisholm Institute of Technology, 1989.

Hyams, B. K. Schools for the People? An Introduction to the History of State Education in Australia, Longman, Camberwell, 1972.

Karmel, P. Past, Present and Future: The Australian University into the Twenty-first Century, The John Curtin Memorial Lecture, The Australian National University, 1991.

Kent, F. W. and Cuthbert, D. D. (eds), Making Monash: A Twenty-Five Year History, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, 1986.

Life after Dawkins: The Challenges and Opportunities of a University Model for Colleges of Advanced Education, Victoria College, Bowater Faculty of Business, 1991.

Marginson, S. Educating Australia: Government, economy and citizen since 1960, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.

Marginson, S. Education and Public Policy in Australia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993.

Marginson, S. Monash: Remaking the University, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, 2000.

Marshall, N. and Walsh, C. (eds), Federalism and Public Policy: The Governance and Funding of Australian Higher Education, The Federalism Research Centre, The Australian National University, Canberra, 1992.

Matheson, J.A.L. Still Learning: A Personal Account of the Development of Monash University 1960–1976, Macmillan, Melbourne, 1980.

McCann, D. and Thorne, P. The Last of the First: CSIRAC Australia’s First Computer, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, 2000.

McNally, P. T. The Legislative and Administative Bases of Tertiary Education in Australia, Darling Downs Institute Press, Queensland, 1986.

O’Hanlon, S. Co-operating For Excellence: Monash University Bachelor of Business Systems The First Ten Years 1988–1998, The School of Business Systems, Monash University, 1999.

Pearcey, T. A History of Australian Computing, Chisholm Institute of Technology, Melbourne, 1988.

Turner, A. State Councils for Technical Education in Victoria, 1961–1980, Technical Schools’ Division Education Department Victoria, 1984.


Cite this chapter as: Rood, Sarah. 2008. ‘Bibliography’. In From Ferranti to Faculty: Information Technology at Monash University, 1960 to 1990. Melbourne: Monash University Custom Publishing Services, on behalf of the Monash University Information Technology faculty. pp. 6.1–6.4.

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