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 Aust History

Reading Level:3 Biography

A lively and engaging portrait of a towering and complex figure of Australian colonial history.   Lachlan Macquarie is credited with shaping Australia's destiny, transforming the harsh, foreboding penal colony of New Holland into an agricultural powerhouse and ultimately a prospero... read more

Macquarie
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 Aust History

Awards:Winner – Book of the Year in the 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Winner – Indigenous Writer's Prize in the 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards

'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... read more

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture
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The author of the magnificent bestselling account of the First Fleet returns to early Sydney to tell the story of the years that followed as it's never been told before.

Convict Colony: The Remarkable Story of the Fledgling Settlement That Survived Against the Odds
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 Aust History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

What drives veterans, military experts and forensic investigators to dedicate years to search for and identify the remains of fallen warriors? What does it mean to the families of the dead to be able to lay them to rest?
Over... read more

Where Soldiers Lie: The Quest to Find Australia's Missing War Dead
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Category:

 Aust History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

The story of Australia's last bushranging gang - the murderous Kenniffs.
Easter Sunday, 1902, deep in the Carnarvon Ranges a police constable and station manager are slain then later incinerated, their remains stuffed into saddlebags. Accused of the ghoulish crime are t... read more

The Last Bushrangers
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 Aust History

A History of South Australia investigates South Australia's history from before the arrival of the first European maritime explorers to the present day, and examines its distinctive origins as a 'free' settlement. In this compelling and nuanced history, Paul Sendziuk ... read more

A History of South Australia
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 Aust History

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Nophoto
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Australian deserts remain dotted with the ruins of old mosques. Beginning with a Bengali poetry collection discovered in a nineteenth-century mosque in the town of Broken Hill, Samia Khatun weaves together the stories of various peoples colonised... read more

Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia
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The story of extraordinary Australian, Ross Smith, who rode to war at Gallipoli on horseback and by the end of the war, was one of the most highly awarded fighter pilots.

Anzac and Aviator: The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Air Race
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Category:

 Aust History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Aussie cricketing heroes who also fought for Australia during wartime
'That's nothing. Pressure is having a Messerschmitt up your arse.'
 Keith Miller, when asked if he felt under pressure while captaining the NSW cricket team.
 Numerous heroes of Aus... read more

Cricketers at War
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The story of a young convict, Solomon Blay, who became Her Majesty's hangman in Van Diemen's Land; the man who personally had to deliver an Empire's judgment on 200 men and women, and endured his own noose of personal demons and demoni... read more

Solomon's Noose: True Story of Her Majesty's Hangman of Hobart
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