Eric Rolls

Eric Rolls AM (1923–2007) was an Australian author, poet, and environmentalist. His writings include A Million Wild Acres (1981), a classic in Australian environmental writing, and a two-volume history of Chinese migration to Australia (Sojourners [1992/93] and Citizens [1996]). In 2010, the Eric Rolls Memorial Lecture was established as a bi-annual lecture by the National Library of Australia.