Mining and the Transformation of Western Australia

photo of the Argyle Diamond Mine
Wednesday 07 June 2017
05:30PM to 06:30PM
State Library Theatre + Foyer

David Lee is a Director at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. His book The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia, was published in 2016. Dr Lee will explore how mining transformed Western Australia after 1960, with particular reference to iron ore. This talk is part of the State Library’s Mining and Energy WA project to collect, preserve and share the stories of the mining and energy sectors in Western Australia.

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