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Biographical entry Gawler, Ian James (1950 - )

OAM

Born
1950
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Veterinarian

Summary

Ian Gawler worked in private veterinary practices in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland 1972-1985. A former cancer patient himself, Gawler has written widely on self-help techniques for cancer patients and their families. He was appointed executive director of the Gawler Foundation (previously the Australian Cancer Patients' Foundation) in 1983.

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Events

1972 - 1985
Career position - Veterinary private practice in Yarra Junction, Adelaide, Surfers Paradise, Geelong and Bacchus Marsh
1983 -
Career position - Executive Director of the Gawler Foundation (formerly the Australian Cancer Patients' Foundation)
1987
Award - Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) received

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Ian Gawler, Director of Australian Cancer Patients' Foundation (sound recording), interviewer: Barbara Blackman, 28 May 1986 - 12 August 1986, TRC 2023; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, '150 Years, 150 Stories: Ian James Gawler', Uni News, vol. 12, no. 1, 2003, p. 4. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne, Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003, 168 pp. Details

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