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Vale Professor Brian Dibble

It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of author and academic Professor Brian Dibble, who passed away on 18 February 2020.

Brian Dibble established Australia’s first creative writing degree at WAIT, now Curtin University, in 1972. He has written and edited numerous books, including his own poetry and Doing Life: a Biography of  Elizabeth Jolley.

According to an obituary, Professor Dibble passed away ‘after a beautiful day filled with family and friends’.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at Karrakatta Cemetery on Thursday 27 February at 10.00 am.


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