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The manner of their going : prime ministerial exits in Australia

Author: Abjorensen, Norman
Type: Book - XX(1758416.1)
Year: 2019
Updated 2019 edition. Why does Australia change its prime ministers so often? Has the job of prime minister become more difficult? It has certainly become more insecure, with six changes in the eleven...
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Sharks : a history of fear in Australia

Author: Denness, Callum
Type: Book - XX(1756875.2)
Year: 2019
For as long as people have lived in Australia, the shark has loomed large in our fears. From the Noongar people of Western Australia who stayed out of the water for fear of being taken, to media...
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Total control [DVD]

Type: DVD
Year: 2019
When Alex Irving (Deborah Mailman), a charismatic and contradictory Indigenous woman, is thrust into the national limelight after a horrific event, Australia's embattled Prime Minister Rachel...
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Remembering Bob

Author: Pieters-Hawke, Sue, 1957-
Type: Book - XX(1755192.2)
Year: 2019
Bob Hawke's death in May 2019 sparked national mourning across the country as we remembered just how important Bob had been in the shaping of modern Australia. In an age when political personas...
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Planet Earth : inspirations and thoughts from a planet warrior

Author: Brown, Bob, 1944-
Type: Book - XX(1751565.1)
Year: 2019
In his first speech in the Senate, Bob Brown raised the threat posed by climate change. It has taken 10 years for politicians to finally begin to acknowledge the causes and effects of climate change....
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Penny Wong : passion and principle : the biography

Author: Simons, Margaret
Type: Book - XX(1751554.1)
Year: 2019
A revelatory portrait of one of the most talented, poised and respected Australian politicians, written by one of Australia’s foremost biographers. Senator Penny Wong is an extraordinary Australian...
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From Turnbull to Morrison : the trust divide : Australian Commonwealth Administration 2016-2019

Type: Book - 994.072 FROM
Year: 2019
Is trust between the government and Australians broken? The country's leading institutions have been ranked among the least trusted in the world at a time when the economy has experienced...
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Venom

Author: Crowe, David
Type: Book - XX(1748715.2)
Year: 2019
They plotted. They schemed. They unleashed chaos. Australia lost two prime ministers in three years in a period of political bloodshed that took the nation's government to the brink of collapse -...
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Don Dunstan : the visionary politican who changed Australia

Author: Woollacott, Angela, 1955-
Type: Book - XX(1748128.2)
Year: 2019
Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia, he blazed a trail of reform. But his influence reached far beyond his home...
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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Author: Dunk, James
Type: Book - 994.4 DUNK
Year: 2019
What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, we find out through the...
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Advancing Australia

Type: Book - 320.994 ADVA
Year: 2019
Politics in Australia is in a dire state. The Coalition government is led by its third prime minister in four years, two of whom were toppled by their own party. Before that, the Labor government...
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Inside the Greens : the origins and future of the party, the people and the politics

Author: Manning, Paddy
Type: Book - 324.294 MANN
Year: 2019
The re-election of a Coalition government, after a lost decade of policy backflips and leadership volatility, has redrawn the political landscape. With a record quarter of voters abandoning the major...
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