Associate Professor Andrew Moore
- Areas of Research / Teaching Expertise
- Grants / Current Projects
- Awards and Recognition
- Selected Publications
- Professional Memberships and Editorial Positions
- Contact Details
Before joining the full-time staff of the University of Western Sydney in 1985 Andrew Moore taught at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. He also taught at the University of Lincoln (UK) in 2001. He has been a sabbatical fellow at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and the Humanities Research Centre at the ANU. He is an associate editor of Labour History and a member of the NSW working party of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, as well as a research associate of the Business and Labour History Group at the University of Sydney. He is also the chair of the Tom Brock Bequest Committee of the Australian Society for Sports History which promotes the scholarly study of rugby league. He holds a PhD from La Trobe University and BA Hons (Dip Ed) from Macquarie University.
Areas of Research / Teaching Expertise
Twentieth Century Australian History, Irish-Australian history, social history of sport, especially rugby league.
Grants / Current Projects
2011-2012: (with John Shields and Yasmin Rittau ) currently finalising Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement 1788-1975 for online publication as 'Labour Australia' by National Biography Centre ANU.
2007-2009: ARC Discovery (DP0773385): A study of right wing movements during Australia's Great Depression. Total: $82,296
2005:UWS Internal Research Grant: Fitzpatrick-Browne Privilege Case Total: $20,846
2004: Committee for the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in New South Wales - for biography of Captain Francis Edward De Groot. Total: $12,500
Awards and Recognition
1990: The Secret Army and the Premier, shortlisted for the 1990 Marjorie Barnard literary award.
2006: Francis De Groot. Irish Fascist Australian Legend shortlisted for the 2006 NSW Premier’s History Awards (John and Patricia Ward prize for research).
Mr Big of Bankstown. The Scandalous Fitzpatrick and Browne affair, UWA Publishing, Perth, 2011, 247 pp. ISBN 9781742582788.
Francis De Groot Irish Fascist Australian Legend, Federation Press, Sydney, 2005, 222 pp, ISBN 1 86287 573 1.
The Mighty Bears! A Social History of North Sydney Rugby League, Macmillan, Sydney, 1996, 592 pp, ISBN 0 7329 0869 8.
The Right Road? A History of Right Wing Politics in Australia, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1995, 166 pp. ISBN 0 19 553512 X.
The Secret Army and the Premier. Conservative Paramilitary Organisations in New South Wales 1930-32, New South Wales University Press, Kensington, 1989, 312 pp, ISBN 0 86840 283 4.
(with Andy Carr) Centenary Reflections. 100 Years of Rugby League in Australia, Australian Society for Sports History, Melbourne, 2008, 184pp, (ASSH Studies 25) ISBN 978-0-9804815-2-5.
Thematic issue of Labour History, 'The "Extreme Right in Twentieth Century Australia', No. 89, November 2005, pp.1-123.
Articles in Scholarly Journals
2011: 'Discredited fascism: the New Guard after 1932', Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 57, no. 2, 2011, pp. 108-206.
2010: ' Loyal lieutenant or spy? Frank De Groot and the intelligence services', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 96, no. 2, pp. 201-220.
2010: 'Eric Olthwaite and the Demise of the North Sydney Bears', Sporting Traditions, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 19-36.
2009: 'Superintendent MacKay and the curious case of the vanishing secret army: a response to Richard Evans', History Australia, vol. 6, no. 3, December 2009, pp. 72.1-18.
2009: ‘A Mace to Swat Two Blow-Flies: Interpreting the Fitzpatrick and Browne Privilege Case’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 55, 1, pp. 32-45.
2009: ‘Red devils and white reaction: Jack Fegan and the Workers Defence Corps of the 1930s’, Journal of Australian Studies, Vol. 33, No. 2, June 2009, pp. 165-179.
2008: ‘A Bill of Rights for Australia? Ask Frank Browne’, Overland, 190, Autumn, pp. 41-45.
2008:‘Mr Big, the Big Fella and the Split: Fault Lines in Bankstown’s Labor Politics, 1955’, Labour History, 95, November, pp.197-212.
2005: ‘The New Guard and the Labour Movement, 1931-35’, Labour History, 89, November , pp. 55-72.
2005: ‘Writing about the Extreme Right in Australia’, Labour History, 89, November, pp.1-15.
2004: ‘From the Strand to Boorooloola: M.H. Ellis as pioneer motorist’, Journal of Australian Studies, 81, 2004 (JAS issue edited by Richard Nile styled Colonial Post, API Network and UQP ), pp. 83-92.
2002: ‘The “Great Literary Witch-Hunt” Revisited: Politics, Personality and Pique at the CLF, 1952’. Labour History, No. 82 (May), pp.81-96.
2002: ‘Another Wild Colonial Boy? Francis de Groot and the Harbour Bridge, Australian Journal of Irish Studies, 2, pp. 135-148.
2000: ‘Opera of the Proletariat: Rugby League, the Labour Movement and Working-Class Culture in New South Wales and Queensland’, Labour History, No. 79 (November), pp. 57-70.
2000: ‘The “historical expert”. M.H. Ellis and the Historiography of the Cold War’. Australian Historical Studies, 114 (April), pp. 91-109.
Chapters in books
2010: 'Jimmy Devereux's Yorkshire Pudding: Reflections on the Origins of Rugby League in New South Wales and Queensland' in Richard Cashman (ed.), Tales from Coathanger City, Australian Society for Sports History, Sydney, pp 21-44.
2010: 'Whither the Squirrel Grip? A Decade of Lectures on the 'Greatest Game of all' in Richard Cashman (ed.), Tales from Coathanger City, Australian Society for Sports History, Sydney, pp 6-20.
2010: ‘The Nazification of the New Guard: Colonel Campbell’s fascist odyssey, 1933-1938’ in Christine Winter and Emily Turner Graham (eds) National Socialism in Oceania: A Critical Evaluation of its Effect and Aftermath, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, 2010, pp. 97-114.
2009: 'Vinegar Hill/Castle Hill Rebellion, 1804', in Immanuel Ness (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, Wiley-Blackwell, New York, pp. 3490-3492.
2008: Interpreting 100 Years of Rugby League’, in Andrew Moore and Andy Carr (eds) Centenary Reflections. 100 Years of Rugby League in Australia, Australian Society for Sports History, Melbourne, 2008, pp. 1-7
2008: ‘Alex Buzo and Norfs: with thanks and in appreciation’, in Andrew Moore and Andy Carr (eds) Centenary Reflections. 100 Years of Rugby League in Australia, Australian Society for Sports History, Melbourne, 2008, pp. 169-181
2007: ‘Doyle, Alec Broughton’ ‘Ellis, Ulrich Ruegg’, ‘Irvine, Kenneth John’, in Di Langmore, (general editor), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp 333-334; pp.359-360; 574-575
2005, ‘De Groot, Francis Edward’ in Christopher Cunneen, Stephen Garton, Jill Roe and Beverley Kingston (eds) Australian Dictionary of Biography, Supplement, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2005, pp. 97-99
2003: ‘Henry Emanuel Cohen 1902-1905’ and ‘Stanley Cassin Taylor 1942-1966’ in Greg Patmore (ed) Laying the Foundations of Industrial Justice. The Presidents of the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW 1902-1998, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 67-80, 195-211.
2002: ‘John Murdoch Prentice’, ‘Sydney William Stokes’, ‘Ray Revell’ in John Ritchie, (ed) Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 16, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 27-28, 79, 317.
2001: ‘The United Irishmen and South-west Sydney: towards a Reconsideration of the Waldersee Thesis’, in Philip Bull, Frances Devlin-Glass and Helen Doyle (eds) Ireland and Australia 1798-1998, Crossing Press, Sydney, pp. 34-45
2001: (With John Perkins) ‘Fascism in Interwar Australia’ in Larsen, Stein Ugelvik (ed.), Fascism Outside Europe: The European Impulse against Domestic Conditions in the Diffusion of Global Fascism, Social Science Monographs, New York: Columbia University Press, pp.269-286.
2000: ‘...When the Caretaker's Busy Taking Care? Cross Currents in Australian Political Surveillance and Internment, 1935-1941’ in Kay Saunders and Roger Daniels (eds.), Alien Justice, Wartime Internment in Australia and North America, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, pp. 47-65.
Member of NSW working party of Australian Dictionary of Biography (since 1991).
Member of editorial board of Sporting Traditions and International Journal of Local Local Studies (U.K.).
Associate editor, Labour History.
Chair, Tom Brock Bequest Committee of Australian Society for Sports History.