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A stolen life : the Bruce Trevorrow case

Author: Buti, Antonio
Type: Book - AM I0C A
Year: 2019
What do you do when the institutions that were meant to protect you instead denied you your childhood? This is the true story of Bruce Trevorrow, whose pursuit of justice sparked a thirteen-year legal...
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Australia Day

Author: Grant, Stan, 1963-
Type: Book - XX(1744080.5)
Year: 2019
As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away. There are the hard questions we ask of ourselves on Australia Day. Since publishing...
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The last wild west : the saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial violence, wild horses and the supernatural : a true story

Author: Atkinson, Neil H.
Type: Book - 994.004 ATKI
Year: 2018
The Northern Territory in 1977 was a place shaped by disappointment, despair, frustration and anger. Amid a wide red land and under a vast sky, was crushing economic depression, where traditional...
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Only killers and thieves

Author: Howarth, Paul, 1978-
Type: Book - HOWA HISTORICAL
Year: 2018
It is 1885, and a crippling drought threatens to ruin the McBride family. Their land is parched, their cattle starving. When the rain finally comes, it is a miracle that renews their hope for...
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A long way from No Go

Author: Goreng-Goreng, Tjanara
Type: Book - 994.004 GORE
Year: 2018
This is a memoir of an Aboriginal woman, Tjanara Goreng Goreng, who began life without any of the advantages of her fellow non-Indigenous Australians except for grit, humour and diverse talent in...
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Remembering the Myall Creek massacre

Type: Book - 994.004 REME
Year: 2018
On the 180th anniversary of the Myall Creek Massacre of 1838, acclaimed writers, historians, lawyers and artists explore the impact of one of the most horrifying events of Australian colonial history,...
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The Sydney wars : conflict in the early colony 1788-1817

Author: Gapps, Stephen
Type: Book - 355 GAPP
Year: 2018
The Sydney Wars tells the history of military engagements between Europeans and Aboriginal Australians--described as "this constant sort of war" by one early colonist--around the greater...
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Moment of truth : history and Australia's future

Author: McKenna, Mark, 1959-
Type: Book - 994.004 MCKE
Year: 2018
Australia is on the brink of momentous change, but only if its citizens and politicians can come to new terms with the past. In this inspiring essay, Mark McKenna considers the role of history in...
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The good country : the Djadja Wurrung, the settlers and the protectors

Author: Attwood, Bain
Type: Book - 994.004 ATTW
Year: 2017
Beyond the generalisations of national and colonial history, what can we know about how Aboriginal nations interacted with the British settlers who invaded their country, the men appointed by the...
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Squatting : romance & reality

Author: Ferguson, James Alexander
Type: Book - 994.4702 FERG
Year: 2017
South-eastern Australia, outside the Sydney coastal plain, was settled through squatting in a remarkably rapid development driven by individual initiative in the face of government efforts at control....
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In the shadow of holocausts : Australia and the Third reich

Author: Loos, Noel
Type: Book - 305.899 LOOS
Year: 2017
Noel Loos has lived his life in the shadow of 2 holocausts. Though born in Australia prior to World War II, his father was born in the now infamous war-trial town of Nuremberg in Germany. Living and...
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Servant or slave [DVD]

Type: DVD
Year: 2016
In Australia, during the era of the Stolen Generations, thousands of Aboriginal girls were taken from their families and pressed into domestic servitude by the Australian Government. Servant or Slave...
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