Serventy, Vincent Noel (1916-2007)

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Naturalist; Author; Ornithologist
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1471339

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Vincent Serventy graduated from the University of Western Australia in both science and education. He later moved away from teaching into writing, lecturing and film making, and edited several naturalist magazines. Throughout his career he collaborated closely with his wife Carol Nee Darbyshire who edited much of his work and with whom he co-authored multiple books.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), The University of Western Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Education (BEd), The University of Western Australia
  • Head - President, Western Australian Naturalists Club
  • Career position - Life Member, The Wildlife Preservation Society, Australia
  • Head - President, Western Australian Naturalists Club
  • Career position - Science and Maths Lecturer, Claremont Teachers College, Western Australia
  • Career position - State Education Department, Western Australia
  • Career event - Published
  • Career position - Editor,
  • Career event - Published
  • Life event - Moved to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Career event - Published
  • Head - President, The Wildlife Preservation Society, Australia
  • Award - Natural History Medallion, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Australia
  • Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for services to conservation and natural history, Commonwealth Government of Australia
  • Award - Ritter Award, The Netherlands Government
  • Award - Honorary Doctorate, Macquarie University, Australia

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  1. Serventy, Vincent Noel
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Australian Wildlife
    Serventy, Vincent and Serventy, Carol
    Published: Rigby, Adelaide, South Australia, 1981
  3. Australia: A Continent in Danger
    Serventy, Vincent
    Published: Ure Smith, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1970
  4. Australian Wildlife Conservation
    Serventy, Vincent
    Published: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968
  5. The Australian Nature Trail
    Serventy, Vincent
    Published: Georgian House, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965
  6. Obituary - Green before movement became fashionable
    Stephens, Tony
    Published: 2007
    Series: The Age
  7. Conservation of Wildlife and the Environment
    Serventy, V.
    Published: 1980
    Series: BHP Journal, 1, 80, 24-33
  8. Vincent Serventy: the Story of an Australian Icon
    Charlton, Lorna
    Published: 2009
    Series: Landscope, 24, 4, 9-14
  9. Vincent Noel Serventy 6 January 1916 - 8 September 2007
    Anon
    Published: 2008
    Series: Western Australian Naturalist, 26, 3, 151-6
  10. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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  1. Serventy, D. L., (Dominic Louis) (1904-1988)
    Ornithologist; Conservationist
    ... Serventy, Vincent Noel (1916 - 2007) ... Serventy, D L (19040328-19880808) ... The Handbook of Australian Seabirds (1971) with Vincent Serventy and John Warham (qq.v.). ... Dominic Serventy worked for the Fisheries Division of CSIR/O 1937-1951 and the Wildlife Survey ...
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  2. Serventy, Carol
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  3. Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria (1880-)
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  1. COMMONWEALTH PUMLIC SEIRVICE PROMOTIONS—SECTION 50 AND REGULATION 109
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 25 July 1968 [Issue No.64] p 4131

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

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  2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS AND DOMAIN TRUST ACT, 1980 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEES
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 22 April 1983 [Issue No.63] p 1829

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act, 1980, has appointed John Cameron and Vincent Noel Serventy as ... 67 words
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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 5 November 1971 [Issue No.129] p 4305

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  1. A TOUCH OF NATURE. Native Bees
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  2. Marine Life and BUSHLAND DIARY
    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 30 October 1952 p 29 Article Illustrated
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  3. Letters TO THE EDITOR Religion at school
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Tuesday 18 March 1969 p 2 Article Illustrated
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  1. Drysdale
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    Russell Drysdale's work on Bass Strait Islands, with Marshall, Serventy and others

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    Drysdale, Maisie, Lady, 1915-2001
    [ Unpublished : 1880-2001 ]
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  1. Vincent Noel Serventy: 6 January 1916-8 September 2007: obituary
    Dell, John; Main, Barbara York; Notley, Alan
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  2. federation library (8 December 1976)
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  4. IN THIS ISSUE (1 June 1959)
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