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Bill Warnock Bill Warnock i(A34341 works by) (a.k.a. William Warnock; William Shaw Warnock; W. S. Warnock)
Born: Established: 25 Apr 1934 Glasgow,
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Scotland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 16 Jun 2001 Perth, Western Australia,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1948
Heritage: Scottish
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BiographyHistory

Bill Warnock immigrated with his family from Scotland in 1948, having been an evacuee from Glasgow during the Second World War. He arrived in Western Australia with his parents at the age of 14 and the family settled in Mundijong, south of Perth. Warnock attended Perth Boys School, a three hour train journey each day, and was later employed in a bank. In the 1970s he established an advertising agency and gained his training in fantasy as a copywriter. He studied for an Arts degree at the University of Western Australia. Warnock married Diana Robinson (Diana Warnock q.v.), a journalist, feminist and member of State parliament and they travelled extensively overseas. Bill Warnock was passionately involved in CityVision, an organisation promoting discussion about cultural, artistic and heritage issues relevant to Perth. He was a longstanding member of the governing body of Perth's annual arts festival and for several years, chairman of the Film and Television Institute.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Frozen Secrets London Sydney : MacDonald , 1988 Z382082 1988 single work novel crime thriller
1998 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Fiction
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