Adelaide College of the Arts


Adelaide College of the Arts Writing

Peter Donovan

Staff Profile: Peter Donovan

Peter Donovan, BA (Hons), MA, HonD.Lit, studied history at the University of New England, and Flinders University of South Australia, and architectural conservation at the International Centre for Conservation, Rome. He has taught history at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, and at Flinders, and began teaching the course at TAFE SA in 1987. Peter established his history consultancy in 1980, with core businesses being commissioned histories, oral history and heritage assessment. Projects have been undertaken in all states and territories for clients that have come from all levels of government, and small and large organisations including several major national companies: Peter has written more than 60 books and numerous project reports. More recently, Peter has made history and cultural presentations on cruise liners operating around Australia and into the Pacific. Details of the work of Donovan and Associates may be garnered from the business’ website at: