Stephen Gapps

Stephen Gapps is a public historian working to bring Frontier War histories into broader recognition as Australia’s First Wars. In 2011, he was awarded the NSW Premier’s History Award for regional and community history. Stephen’s The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony 1788-1817 (2018) was inaugural winner of the Les Carlyon Award for the writing of military history (2020).

Stephen’s most recent work is Gudyarra: The First Wiradyuri War of Resistance — The Bathurst War, 1822–1824.