EUREKA DEMOCRACY AWARD: 2009 - John Molony
Distinguished career as an academic and historian
- 1964-1990 - Became Head of the Department of History and Manning Clark - Chair of Australian History at ANU
- 1990-1993 – Keith Cameron Professorship of Australian History at University College Dublin
- 1993-1996 - Australian Catholic University - Foundation Research Professorship in History
- An active participant in various movements and causes.
- A founding member of Eureka’s Children and now chairman of its Canberra Chapter
- Among his many books is his highly acclaimed Eureka (3 editions)
- Published and presented numerous reviews and articles on Eureka in academic journals and major metropolitan newspapers as well as at seminars.