Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney
Dr. Megan Stronach is a Research Fellow at the University of Technology Sydney. She is also a casual academic at the University of Tasmania in her home state. Megan has published widely in areas of sport management, cultural and women’s issues in sport, and has a keen interest in sport history. Most recently her attraction to history has culminated in publications focusing on issues of topical relevance in Tasmania, including cultural challenges resulting from the interface between tourism and extractive industry development in Southern Tasmania. Her current research interests centre on exploring the histories of Indigenous people in Van Diemen’s Land, knowledge that has been largely lost, but which deserves to be both investigated and celebrated.
Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional death from injury worldwide. From July 2018 to June 2019, 276 people drowned across Australia a 10% increase on the previous year. Among those were 19 children under...