Patrick Morgan (Ed.)

Patrick Morgan is a Victorian writer and academic who has published an award-winning regional history, edited texts on Austrian literature and written regularly in magazines such as Quadrant on current affairs, including on the connections between religion and politics.

B.A. (Bob) Santamaria (1915-98) was employed for his whole working life of six decades by four organisations: Catholic Action, the 'Movement' to oppose Communist union influence, the National Catholic Rural Movement and the National Civic Council. He was educated at St Joseph's and St Kevin's Christian Brothers Colleges, and at the University of Melbourne. In 1939 he married Helen Power; they had eight children (five daughters, three sons) and lived their married life in the Melbourne suburbs of North Balwyn and Kew, with a holiday house at Mornington. His wife Helen died in 1980, and he married Mrs Dorothy Jensen, his long-time secretary, in 1983. He died on February 25 1998 at the age of 82 and was given a State Funeral.