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Honorary Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne

Peter Yule is a Research Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. He has written widely on Australian economic, business and medical history, with his recent books including biographies of Sir Ian Potter and W.L. Baillieu, and histories of Carlton, the Collins Class submarine project and Australian National Airways. He is currently writing a biography of Air Marshal Sir James Rowland and working on a contribution to a major new multi-volume history of Australia in the First World War.


  • –present
    Honorary Research Fellow, University of Melbourne


  • 1984 
    University of Melbourne, PhD


  • 2012
    William Lawrence Baillieu: founder of Australia's greatest business empire, Hardie Grant