Dr Ben Wilkie - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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"Caledonia Australis: Scottish migrants and the making of the Western District"

Dr Ben Wilkie is an Australian social and environmental historian, and is an Honorary Fellow at Deakin University. He has a longstanding interest in the relationships between Scotland and Australia. His book, The Scots in Australia 1788-1938, was published in 2017. Ben has also been a regular contributor to The Scottish Banner and History Scotland.