Geoff Parr

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A long-time resident of Tasmania, Geoff Parr was born in Earlwood, NSW, in 1933. A tertiary art teacher for 35 years, he is Professor Emeritus of Art and an Honorary Research Associate at the Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania. During the 1970's Parr was a member of the Lake Pedder Action Committee, the United Tasmania Group, and the Council of the Australian Conservation Foundation. In 1983 he was one of those arrested and charged, while protesting against the Lower Gordon Scheme.