Christine Everingham

A retired academic Dr Christine Everingham is a long-term member of the Newcastle East Residents Group. She was a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Newcastle, Wollongong University and Macquarie University. Together with Greens councillor Therese Doyle, she investigated the politics behind the staging of the Supercars event, publishing Wrong Track: What Drove Supercars to Newcastle in 2019. She continued researching urban motor racing events with Patricia Johnson, from the University of Newcastle, and published The juggernaut effect: community resistance and the politics of urban motor-racing events in 2020.

A retired academic Dr Christine Everingham is a long-term member of the Newcastle East Residents Group. She was a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Newcastle, Wollongong University and Macquarie University. Together with Greens councillor Therese Doyle, she investigated the politics behind the staging of the Supercars event, publishing Wrong Track: What Drove Supercars to Newcastle in 2019. She continued researching urban motor racing events with Patricia Johnson, from the University of Newcastle, and published The juggernaut effect: community resistance and the politics of urban motor-racing events in 2020.


Grand Prix, Supercars 500: public pain, private gain

While governments continue to spruik the supposed economic benefits of urban car racing events such as the Grand Prix and...

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