KEVIN FEWSTER was born in Australia in 1953. He has been research-ing World War I for the past twenty years and from 1976 to 1979 he taughthistory at the University of New South Wales, Royal Military College,Duntroon. He holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales, wasthe inaugural director of the Australian National Maritime Museum, andis now the Director of the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. Kevin Fewsteris the editor of
Gallipoli Correspondent: The frontline diary of C.E.W. Bean
,published in 1983. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in2001 for services to museums and maritime heritage.VECIHI BASARIN was born in I.stanbul, Turkey in 1947. He trained inTurkey as a chemical engineer and later lived and worked in Norway, theUnited States, Brazil, Germany and the United Kingdom before migrat-ing to Australia in 1973. He recently established his own consultingcompany after working many years in energy and engineering related fieldsas a manager.HATICE HÜRMÜZ BASARIN was born in I.zmir in Turkey in 1955.She trained in Turkey as a town planner and migrated to Australia in 1979.Since then she has completed a Masters degree in urban planning at theUniversity of Melbourne and has worked as a policy and research officeron land use planning, local government and public housing related issues.Vecihi Basarın and Hatice Hürmüz Basarın are coauthors of
The Turksin Australia: Twenty-five years down under
which was published in 1993 tocelebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of migration from Turkey. Thebook focuses on the achievements of families on the very first migrantcharter flights that flew from Turkey to Australia in 1968. They have twodaughters, Zeynep and Alev.