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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Author: Dunk, James
Type: Book - XX(1745377.1)
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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Being David : before you judge me

Author: Oldfield, David, 1958-
Type: Book - AM I0C A
Year: 2019
'Being David' is less traditional biography more 'conversations with...' or 'lessons I've learnt' in style of book. It is basically David's views on the world we're...
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Colonial fantasy : why white Australia can't solve black problems

Author: Maddison, Sarah
Type: Book - 994.004 MADD
Year: 2019
Australia is wreaking devastation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Whatever the policy- from protection to assimilation, self-determination to intervention, reconciliation to...
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Paper emperors : the rise of Australia's newspaper empires

Author: Young, Sally, 1975-
Type: Book - 079.94 YOUN
Year: 2019
Before newspapers were ravaged by the digital age, they were a powerful force, especially in Australia, a country of newspaper giants and kingmakers. This book reveals who owned Australia’s...
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Plots and prayers : Malcolm Turnbull's demise and Scott Morrison's ascension

Author: Savva, Niki
Type: Book - XX(1742644.3)
Year: 2019
In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling The Road to Ruin, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled coup that overthrew the Liberal prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and installed a...
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Australia fair : listening to the nation

Author: Huntley, Rebecca
Type: Book - 300.994 HUNT
Year: 2019
"What do Australians want most from their next government? In this vivid, grounded, surprising essay, Rebecca Huntley listens to the people and hears a call for change. Too often we focus on the...
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Political troglodytes and economic lunatics : the hard right in Australia

Author: Kelly, Dominic (Writer on politics)
Type: Book - 320.52 KELL
Year: 2019
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...
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Australia : what happened?

Author: Pobjie, Ben
Type: Book - XX(1747980.2)
Year: 2018
In Australia - What Happened? TV columnist, comedian and history buff Ben Pobjie turns an incredulous eye on the history of Australia to bust open the national mythology, reveal the truth about what...
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The great emu war

Author: Cope, Gordon
Type: Book - COPE
Year: 2018
In 1932 in the wheat country of Western Australia there was a plague of emus. The plague was so great that the Federal Government was convinced to send a squad of soldiers equipped with machine guns...
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Tiberius with a telephone : the life and stories of William McMahon

Author: Mullins, Patrick
Type: Book - 321 MCMA
Year: 2018
William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics in the second half of the twentieth century. This biography tells the story of his life, his career,...
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A nation of swaggies & diggers : 1880-1920

Author: French, Jackie
Type: Book - J 994.03 FREN
Year: 2018
The Australian colonies had come a long way since they were a dump for grim crims and convicts. Life was comfortable - at least for some. But soon drought would send swaggies waltzing their matildas...
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