Kerry Pink

Kerry George Pink OAM (born c. 1931) was a Tasmanian writer.

Pink was a journalist in Burnie with the Advocate in the north west of Tasmania for 40 years.[1][2]

He wrote a number of histories about Western Tasmania and the north coast of Tasmania, and contributed the article on George Renison Bell published by the Australian Dictionary of Biography.[3]

Pink's contribution to journalism was recognised by the award of the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 1995 Australia Day Honours.[4]

Selected worksEdit

  • Pink, Kerry; West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum (Zeehan, Tas) (1982), The West Coast story : a history of Western Tasmania and its mining fields, West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum, ISBN 978-0-9598295-1-8
  • Pink, Kerry; Advocate (Burnie, Tas.) (1984), Through Hells Gates : (a history of Strahan and Macquarie Harbour), Burnie, Tasmania Advocate Newspaper, ISBN 978-0-9590551-0-8
  • Pink, Kerry; Ebdon, Annette; Circular Head Bicentennial History Group (1988), Beyond the ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Circular Head Bicentennial History Group, ISBN 978-0-7316-3288-6
  • Pink, Kerry (1990), And wealth for toil : a history of North-West and Western Tasmania, 1825-1900, Advocate Marketing Services, ISBN 978-0-7316-9927-8
  • Pink, Kerry (2000), Campsite to city : a history of Burnie 1827-2000, Burnie City Council, ISBN 978-0-646-40532-2*


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  2. ^ "Burnie : Finding a way without the big industries". The Examiner. 11 December 2000. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  3. ^ Kerry Pink (2005). "Australian Dictionary of Biography: Bell, George Renison (1840–1915)". National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Kerry George Pink". Retrieved 9 August 2019.