About Judith Buckrich, the author

Dr Judith BuckrichDr Judith Buckrich is an Honorary Research Fellow of Melbourne University's School of Historical Studies and a Consulting Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation.

Judith is the author of a number of books relating to Melbourne's early history including:

  • Melbourne's Grand Boulevard: The Story of St Kilda Road;
  • The Long and Perilous Journey: A History of the Port of Melbourne;
  • Collins: Australia's Premier Street.

She has several entries in the Encyclopedia of Melbourne, including those on Collins Street and St Kilda Road and was an image researcher for the project.

In 2005 and 2008 she curated two exhibitions of the same name 'History: Community: Identity: Showcasing Melbourne's Diversity' for the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. She was historian for the Melbourne Maritime Museum Port of Melourne permanent exhibit.