Hyett, Jack (1915-2001)

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Hyett, Jack
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Teacher; Naturalist; Ornithologist
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Jack Hyett was a primary school teacher for 26 years, then a lecturer at Burwood Teachers College until his retirement. He also lectured on natural history on both radio and television.

Born Sebastopol, Victoria, 11 July 1915. Died 21 July 2001. Educated Melbourne Teachers College (Trained Primary Teacher's Certificate 1936). Taught mainly in one-teacher rural schools ca 1937-56; teacher in Melbourne schools 1957-62; seconded to Burwood Teachers College 1963 to lecture in Nature Study; lecturer in the Science Department from when it became a State College until his retirement in 1976. Honorary Life Member, Ringwood Field Naturalists Club 1971; Honorary Life member, Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka 1980; Australian Natural History Medallion 1985. Foundation President, Victorian Ornithological Research Group and Ringwood Field Naturalists Club. Editor, , 1965-68. Lectured extensively on natural history, including on radio and television. Led natural history tours overseas and in Australia. Established Bird Observers' Club Historic Photograph Collection 1963 and was its first custodian. His nom-de-plume was 'Pedionomus'.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hyett, Jack
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. 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. Australian Mammals
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1980 ]
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  2. A bushman's harvest / Jack Hyett
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    At 21 libraries
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  3. A bushman's year / Jack Hyett ; with an introduction by Alan Marshall
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At 26 libraries
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  4. Bird migration in Victoria / by Jack Hyett
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1958 ]
    At PMI Library
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  5. Koalas, wombats & possums / text by Jack Hyett ; illustrations by Noel Shaw
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    At 26 libraries
    Koalas, wombats & possums / text by Jack Hyett ; illustrations by Noel Shaw
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  6. Australian mammals : a field guide for New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania / text by Jack Hyett ; illustrations by Noel Shaw
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book, Microform : 1980 ]
    At 64 libraries
    Australian mammals : a field guide for New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania / text by Jack Hyett ; illustrations by Noel Shaw
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  7. Platypuses & other primitive mammals / text by Jack Hyett ; illustrations by Noel Shaw
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    At 30 libraries
    Platypuses & other primitive mammals / text by Jack Hyett ; illustrations by Noel Shaw
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  8. Species index of Australian native and introduced birds : Victorian Naturalist, volumes 1 to 100 / compiled by Jack Hyett
    Hyett, Jack
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Species index of Australian native and introduced birds : Victorian Naturalist, volumes 1 to 100 / compiled by Jack Hyett
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