The most informative guide to the capital, Canberra secrets unlocks the city's heart and soul.
Hurtling towards its inevitable and tragic conclusion, Deborah Snow draws us into a vortex of police missteps, extraordinary bravery and profound grief to reveal what happened during that awful day.
Australia is wreaking devastation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The evidence is incontrovertible. Whatever the policy - from protection to assimilation, self-determination to intervention, reconciliation to recognition - government policies and... read more
Here, for the first time, is the 110 year history of rugby league in oneinformative book. All the great namesare here with wonderful stories,essential statistics and rare photosof players, clubs and key events.Expertly told by Andrew Ferguson,The Story of Rugby... read more
Today most of us know that Henry Lawson and Andrew 'Banjo' Paterson were famous writers. We know about Matilda, Clancy of the Overflow and the Man from Snowy River; The Drover's Wife, While the Billy Boils and Joe Wilson and his mates, but little else. Here, in a compell... read more
From Dally M to JT, the Immortals to the Invincibles, rugby league has captivated us for more than a century. Great players, great stories, great memories - it's all here in '110 Years of Rugby League', a compelling 224-page tri... read more
'Australian governments find it easy to go to war. Their leaders seem to be able to withdraw with a calm conscience, answerable neither to God nor humanity.' Australia lost 600 men in the Boer War, a threeyear conflict fought in the heart of Africa that had, ostensibly, nothing... read more
"Freeing Peter tells the extraordinary true story of how an ordinary Australian family took on the Egyptian government to get Peter Greste out of prison. What would you do if a loved one were to suddenly find themselves in the most impossible of situations? That's the ques... read more
Welcome to the world of university academics, where the Academic Hunger Games, fuelled by precarious employment conditions, is the new reality - a perpetual jostle for short-term contracts and the occasional plum job. But Inger Mewb... read more
The result of a unique collaboration between Sydney's Macquarie University and International PEN Sydney Centre, funded by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Australian Research Council, "The Literature of Australia" gathers the most disti... read more
In October 1997, a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner guests - most of them university students - had heard rumours of the plan. Nobody warned Joe Cinque. He... read more