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Environmental & cultural historian, amongst other things. LaTrobe University. Author of Between the Leaves: stories of women, writing and gardens (UWAP 2011)

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Joined Twitter 5/26/14


It's hard to think of anything more basically stupid than using tax dollars to underwrite anything to do with fossi… https://t.co/pSVd7TzmwB
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8/12
2020
1/ Would you work for nothing? Nope? Thought so. Could this be why so many Australian mums work part-time? Tax, w… https://t.co/QydTCMWd8L
Retweeted by Katie HolmesI wish people would stop saying that COVID has "exposed the flaws" in our aged care system. COVID hasn't "uncovere… https://t.co/nhExacRKCW
Retweeted by Katie HolmesNev Power's self-serving commission turns its back on a 'green recovery'. At least we might get a fresh vision in t… https://t.co/UZiNpBxC9T
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8/11
2020
@clareawright @Meanjin Beautiful writing Clare. Thanks for saying it all.
8/7
2020
I just signed this petition calling for the COVID-19 eviction moratorium to be extended #RentReliefNowhttps://t.co/yFt0G5Pe0h#Unisuper dumps coal assets as sector turns its back on fossil fuels https://t.co/M6FWuhr1E0 via @smh 10,000 signatures make a difference!
Retweeted by Katie HolmesCongratulations again @LisaDurnian - it's a fascinating article in a great special issue, if we don't mind saying… https://t.co/PisUasaxC2
Retweeted by Katie HolmesIt's a cheap and obvious point but whatever I am cheap and obvious: higher ed has lost, is losing, and is forecast… https://t.co/s7jNm2O3yH
Retweeted by Katie Holmes“Australia’s three dozen universities are among the most important assets Australia possesses, and investing in the… https://t.co/PEd3bFRSE6
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8/6
2020
Thank you to everyone who came along to the Gender & Environment seminar last night! A great turnout and excellent… https://t.co/pIz1dBEc8k
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8/5
2020
Amidst today's wildfire, floods, hurricanes, and the virus, this thoughtful and generous review of Bedlam from… https://t.co/N80AiRQNtp
Retweeted by Katie Holmes @LibbydeQ @PhillipAdams_1 @LNLonRN @ANUFennerSchool @thamesandhudson Thanks @LibbydeQ I shall listen in and buy the book!
8/4
2020
REMINDER to come along to the MFHG online seminar TOMORROW 4 AUG 6pm-7pm AEST for fabulous papers on Gender & Envir… https://t.co/bxeVaNPF1f
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8/3
2020
Thrilled to be among the PhD candidates moving on to represent Humanities & Social Sciences (and #Neurodiversity!)… https://t.co/cNYJqJSVjl
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7/31
2020
Free e-prints of my new article on masculinity and crime in @AHSjournal available here #twitterstorians @UTSEngage https://t.co/vjZ2axCwH9
Retweeted by Katie HolmesSpecial issue on Prosecution Project just published - articles by Mark Finnane, @LisaDurnian @BlewerRobyn ,… https://t.co/wvKkd8bQMs
Retweeted by Katie HolmesCongratulations to @enviro_history for stunning success in Future Fellowship!! So well deserved!! Terrific news also for #envhist'Universities are not corporations': Let’s stop talking about Education as an export industry and remember its role… https://t.co/Wtu6YfSE9n
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7/29
2020
Proud to be hosting @latrobe Climate Network’s 2nd The Way We Work series on Academic Travel with @YvesRees &… https://t.co/gLilyCeeMN
7/27
2020
Professor Maureen Healy is the chair of the History Dept at Lewis and Clark College. She teaches Modern European Hi… https://t.co/V1S5hhB46Y
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7/26
2020
"Unfortunately, Morrison lacks the imagination to create a new Australia out of this pandemic, just wanting to repe… https://t.co/VRgOOwhTcX
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7/24
2020
It is discomforting that most people still underestimate true impact of #Covid19. Immediate effects are so shocking… https://t.co/YFug8rbfks
Retweeted by Katie Holmes @ruthamorgan @NikitaVanderbyl @enviro_history Honoured indeed! @NikitaVanderbyl @enviro_history @ruthamorgan Thanks @NikitaVanderbyl . What subject are you discussing it in?
7/22
2020
@amber_spry @chochistory
7/21
2020
@ladyredjess @melanieannmyers @mcookhistory @amandacniehaus @m_riwoe Fabulous! Well done all!Australia's environment in unsustainable state of decline, major review finds https://t.co/9jNKuJI6Kd
7/20
2020
EOI for new editors for AHS - closing date extended to Fri 14 Aug. That's 4-weeks from today! https://t.co/3ymO8XbzTQ
Retweeted by Katie HolmesMildura Writers Festival 2020 kicking off again this morning with Paul Carter https://t.co/AIPGo1lx4s via @YouTube
7/18
2020
listen in now to Christos Tsiolkas talking about Damascus: #mildurawriters @mildurawriters Mildura Writers Festival… https://t.co/4X6bNhR2KrThis is fabulous festival is just kicking off with the wonderful Christos Tsiolkas talking about his book Damascus https://t.co/jOwRmoRame
7/17
2020
This is a tread you need to read. Seriously. It's brilliant. https://t.co/eRjVQUl8V2
Retweeted by Katie HolmesThe 1975 Palace letters show the Crown to have been interfering and partisan. Why did David Fricker, Director-Gene… https://t.co/Cxmz9HoyfT
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7/15
2020
@DrSimonEvans Hope your cat is providing lots of cuddles & comfort Simon - not to mention the family! Take care & h… https://t.co/sAKyb8ehH6
7/13
2020
I'm delighted to be on the lineup for this wonderful online Mildura Writers' Festival. Registration free! https://t.co/sIfU8enKsj
7/12
2020
An Earth-centered spirituality is central to the task of building an ecological civilization. What we hold sacred d… https://t.co/u7Z16kVwdY
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7/11
2020
Online ahead of print, 'Rethinking Men’s Dress through Material Sources: The Case Study of a Singlet', by Lorinda C… https://t.co/viWVFszgnl
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7/10
2020
@lindenashcroft Wonderful news Linden! Congratulations! Such a peaceful face to gaze upon in these tumultuous times… https://t.co/DCtuiMudeVThis whole piece is fantastic, but this point really gets to the heart of the matter @kirstinferguson. The asymmetr… https://t.co/AYpyKUnVtW
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7/9
2020
‘Governments must address the destruction of the natural world to prevent future pandemics’ says UN | Coronavirus o… https://t.co/hkAE9yQQf1
7/6
2020
“the pandemic provides further evidence that to tackle climate emergency,inequality & any emerging crises,we must r… https://t.co/mMBUvbMiWP
Retweeted by Katie HolmesHistorians - please share this great opportunity to come and work at #unimelb https://t.co/r8AWIgKO03
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7/5
2020
@OGormanEmily @AustHistAssoc Congratulations Emily! Very pleased to hear that announcement!It has to end. Hundreds offshore, hundreds here stuck in a living hell. All in our name. We would never accept this… https://t.co/3ClqAzNRIK
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7/3
2020
This isn't fascism. It is something else, something we have not yet named. But we should fear it and resist it as i… https://t.co/wRK0JdiGkw
Retweeted by Katie HolmesSo excited to hear that Karen Twigg has won the Jill Roe award for her essay 'Dust, Dryness and departure: construc… https://t.co/sg7dmxQRlw
7/2
2020
Boggles my mind that we apply this logic to Defense spending, but not research funding. https://t.co/f8bdP5AaCl
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7/1
2020
Don't forget to join @latrobe 's Climate Network at 11.00am today for our new series 'The Way We Work', looking tod… https://t.co/U2MGqrLMbX
6/30
2020
This was a really difficult piece for me to write, to acknowledge out loud. But as a climate scientist who lived th… https://t.co/uQL6Bs1TaO
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6/29
2020
@ProfLesleyHead And let’s not pretend that it’s the last profession where such action & cover ups will be exposed.… https://t.co/mHHciHcjG3A High Court investigation found Dyson Heydon harassed six associates. He denies this. But now more women have spok… https://t.co/OAKzSJMGlO
Retweeted by Katie Holmes‘Women account for two-thirds of the students in the university courses facing the biggest increase in fees under t… https://t.co/LsT0YNJ93S
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6/27
2020
Join us in welcoming ICEHO's member & partner, "Global Environment: A Journal of Transdisciplinary History," to our… https://t.co/8dugxBxxqv
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6/26
2020
Today has been devastating for my colleagues and for journalism. For the last ten years of my career in journalism… https://t.co/o6oxcnauT0
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6/24
2020
@latrobe's Climate Network is hosting a new series The Way We Work where we will be looking at ways to further redu… https://t.co/4sOQFxtMMG
6/23
2020
'Mallee Country' co-authors and @latrobe historians Richard Broom and Katie Holmes (@kt_holmes38) detail the powerf… https://t.co/NiBgNIbtcq
Retweeted by Katie HolmesHave to agree with @kt_holmes38 . Gagging the humanities is a disservice to the nation. Think #BlackSummer bushfir… https://t.co/HFrAFdqtDg
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6/22
2020
I'm looking forward to hosting this discussion! All welcome to join via webinar: COVID: WHAT NEXT FOR REGIONAL VICT… https://t.co/CDlnAvBQQ2Likely the hottest temperature ever recorded in the Arctic happened today-100.4 F- What's happening in Siberia this… https://t.co/IHGUz8pIJj
Retweeted by Katie HolmesKeen to brush up on your Australian Aboriginal History and the impacts of this country's colonial past? Have a list… https://t.co/B5SKzC9lcf
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6/21
2020
Oh, and will you look at that: according to @ACER research, “Compared with non-Indig students, Indig students ... w… https://t.co/kGxvBcJJpz
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6/20
2020
@gemmalucysmart @eleaud Yes I totally agree & it has a long epistemological history. STEM & HASS teach & practice d… https://t.co/TvOqPnbC6vDan Tehan's attack on the humanities today is pure ideological warfare. The Morrison government does not like the a… https://t.co/CUKs7m5886
Retweeted by Katie HolmesPlease sign and share this petition to defend the arts, humanities and social sciences at Australian universities… https://t.co/8eyCfR2TlZ
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6/19
2020
Climate change is the perfect eg of why STEM is not enough. STEM tells us why it is happening and can offer technic… https://t.co/yzquaakkHXCan’t express how depressed I feel about this. The govt continues its ideological attack on the scholarship & train… https://t.co/732p4N036iCongratulations @clareawright for being shortlisted for the Magarey Medal for Biography for You Daughters of Freedo… https://t.co/Gq5E1Rrbtm
6/18
2020
Congratulations to @Latrobe PhD graduate Karen Twigg whose essay 'The Green Years: the role of abundant water in sh… https://t.co/xK6hJuvJQEJust joining this. Terrific panel with @andrea_carson @YvesRees @Hannah_S_Robert & Kirsty Duncanson. What a line up… https://t.co/TPqWHUFs2uYes many thanks @JarrodHore for such a thoughtful & evocative response! https://t.co/6Wa9aLIT3C
6/17
2020
Looking forward to this forum featuring @indigocathy, Ross Lake, Sam Birrell and @kt_holmes38 next Wednesday (24th)… https://t.co/mPIMy7tXhB
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6/16
2020
Listening to the excellent @Pegfraser1 during the @OralHistoryVic symposium, this year making the move to online. L… https://t.co/RpWNl0zQsu
Retweeted by Katie HolmesLooking forward to hearing Lorina Barker on 'What I’ve learnt about oral history from yarning On Country with Indig… https://t.co/07w54NcYky
6/14
2020
The flaming and toppling of statues is not erasing but restoring history. To talk of our past while ignoring crucia… https://t.co/lnDAWwCbTF
Retweeted by Katie Holmes"Climate change is not the Great Equalizer. It is the Great Multiplier." https://t.co/o07UpcZ1Zb
Retweeted by Katie Holmes‘So it’s not just time to talk about climate — it’s time to talk about it as the Black issue it is. It’s time to st… https://t.co/qF3Mj2EyOnAustralia's longest weather record reveals snow in surprising places https://t.co/IPxSTyyubg #climhist #envhist
Retweeted by Katie Holmes#BlackfullaTwitter Next Thurs I’m joining RC hearing into Natural Diasters to advocate Indigenous women esp. cultur… https://t.co/WQ10Bgh2yV
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6/13
2020
It’s not a “history war” to say there was slavery in Australia. It. Is. Our. Actual. History.
Retweeted by Katie HolmesBetween one former foreign minister’s interpretation of slavery, and a sitting PM’s understanding of history, can… https://t.co/6lqQayub8e
Retweeted by Katie Holmes @kt_holmes38 @enviro_history @ruthamorgan @YvesRees @benhuf Congrats - from Monday the forum will be available free for a month.
Retweeted by Katie HolmesDelighted to see this forum on 'urgent histories' now available @HistAustJournal. Collaborating with… https://t.co/JGMoFYRAu7
6/12
2020
Our May issue is online with three articles exploring historiographies of domestic violence by @ZoraSimichttps://t.co/8imBKtjrDS
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6/11
2020
Looking forward to this! https://t.co/MpKlQQO8AlThe next @HistAustJournal issue features a forum responding to the theme of ‘urgent histories.’ It will consist of… https://t.co/Y9rR7j3TG7
Retweeted by Katie HolmesURGENT: 60,000-year-old Aboriginal Heritage site at risk of destruction for Queens mine expansion. @KenWyattMPhttps://t.co/jPCo4N8PDu
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6/10
2020
The Morrison government borrowed another $2.15 billion today: Will borrow a further $5.0 billion in the next 2 days… https://t.co/myiJ85mEAg
Retweeted by Katie Holmes#PetsOfLatrobe #PetsAtLatrobe. Check@out the reading matter @lzion https://t.co/ugL2lHlhI8
6/9
2020
History is the story we tell about the past (the past is the past). It changes all the time. Because people decide… https://t.co/puC95eDQfQ
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6/8
2020
@lzion He’s growing so much! Lockdown has suited him!
6/6
2020
What sort of a country offers a #renogrant so homeowners (of a certain bracket) can keep tradies employed as an inv… https://t.co/Svl74OzwOl
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6/4
2020
Reports that @latrobe is at risk of going broke are incorrect. Statement available in the below link. https://t.co/4ty5xQNRgn
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6/3
2020
This year’s @OralHistoryVic annual symposium will be held online. The topic is Oral History and the Environment and… https://t.co/EF4FHB5vuV
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6/2
2020
Congrats to the incredibly talented @YvesRees on winning the @AustBookReview #Calibre essay prize! (I highly recom… https://t.co/csS8WSE9f6
Retweeted by Katie Holmes @AustralianStory on now featuring historians talking about Spanish Flu @history2wheeler , Anthea Hyslop, Kirsty ShortFellow Australian’s I see that fire in your belly, I see that energy. I wanna see that same energy when we need yo… https://t.co/5ZJNrHm6dO
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6/1
2020

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