Political history at its best. This is the story of the hard right in Australia - of how Ray Evans and his boss at Western Mining Corporation, Hugh Morgan, became the pioneers of a new form of right-wing politics whose ... read more

Nophoto
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Why have we lost trust in Australia? What's going wrong? What's going right? And what we can do to regain confidence in Australia's future? Why are Australians anxious and pessimistic? Who or what has caused our loss of trust in Australia? Wh... read more

Has the Luck Run Out? The End of Old Australia
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It's compulsory to vote in Australia. We are one of a handful of countries in the world that enforce this rule at election time, and the only English-speaking country that makes its citizens vote. Not only that, we ... read more

From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting
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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno.
In the Valley, where the rates of crime were the highest in the state, mo... read more

The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire - Indie Non-Fiction Winner 2019
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 Australian Studies

'It was a simpler time'. We had more fun back then'. 'Everyone could afford a house'. There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like? In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost unrecogn... read more

The Land Before Avocado
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 Australian Studies

'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticat... read more

Dark Emu
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 Australian Studies

The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozières, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been... read more

Our Great Hearted Men
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Leo Kennedy is the great grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy and was raised in the shadow of his great grandfather's murder. Leo is a member of the Blue Ribbon Foundation, which supports police families and honours the memory of police killed in t... read more

Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly
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Australia's highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, is a dangerous place. Evan Hayes was an ordinary Australian battler. Hardworking, likable. Laurie Seaman was a world-wise American. Adventurous, affluent. When this athletic pair of cross-country skie... read more

Kosciuszko a Search for young Australia
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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney. Murder in colonial Sydney was a surprisingly rare occurrence, so when it did happen it caused a great sensat... read more

Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court
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More than a million lower-income households in Australia pay above the affordability benchmark for their housing costs. More than 100,000 people are homeless. Seventy per cent of us are concerned we'll never own property. Yet owning... read more

No Place Like Home - Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis
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