Richard Trembath teaches history at the University of Melbourne. He has co-authored Witnesses to War: The History Of Australian Conflict Reporting, All Care and Responsibility, a history of the nursing profession in Victoria, and in 2005 published A Different Sort of War about the Australian experience of the Korean War. In 2008, Richard co-authored Divine Discontent, a new history of the Brotherhood of St Laurence. Much of Richard's work has involved interviews and oral history. Currently he is researching the story of Australia's indigenous soldiers.