Vale Ross Gibson FAHA: 1956-2023

The Australian Academy of the Humanities acknowledges, with deep sadness, the death of Professor Ross Gibson FAHA, one of Australia’s most prominent writers, film directors and creator of multi-media environments. 

We extend our sincerest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. He will be greatly missed.

An obituary is being prepared and will be available in due course.

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In memory of our Fellows

Our Fellows, current and those who have died, have contributed extensively to the rich Australian humanities community. When an Academy Fellow dies, we honour their impact by publishing an obituary by another Fellow who has had a long and close association with them.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.