George Main is a curator and environmental historian at the National Museum of Australia. Much of his work has examined how people imagine and engage with rural places. His publications include 'Turbulence — a note from Scottsdale', in John Reid & George Main (eds), Scottsdale
, ANU School of Art, Canberra, 2007. His thesis was published as Heartland: The Regeneration of Rural Place
, UNSW Press, Sydney, 2005.