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Biographical entry Mulholland, Charles St John (1903 - 1984)

Born
12 July 1903
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Died
26 February 1984
Longueville, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

Charles Mulholland was Government Geologist for the Geological Survey of New South Wales from 1947 to 1954. For over 20 years he was involved in regional surveys, particularly for ground water and mineral resources, and the geology of the Snowy Mountains. As Government Geologist, Mulholland oversaw major projects including search for uranium sources in the Broken Hill region, the Snowy Mountain Scheme, the mapping of western coalfields for open-cut mining, and the production of new geological maps of New South Wales. Mulholland became a senior administrator within the New South Wales Department of Mines.

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Events

1925
Career event - Joined the geological survey branch of New South Wales Department of Mines
1947 - 1954
Career position - Government Geologist, Geological Survey of New South
1954 - 1957
Career position - Assistant Under-Secretary for Mines, New South Wales Department of Mines
1957 - 1963
Career position - Under-Secretary for Mines, New South Wales Department of Mines

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Branagan, D. F., 'Mulholland , Charles St John (1903-1984), Geologist and Public Servant', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2012, pp. 189-90. Details

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