"Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make. At the moment, Australia is at war with the Islamic State. We also live in a region that has become much more volatile, as China asserts itself and Ameri... read more

Quarterly Essay 62: Firing Line: Australia and the Path to War

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 Australian Non-Fiction

Hailed by David Attenborough, proclaimed a second Charles Darwin, John 'Charlie' Veron almost didn't become a scientist. Disheartened at school, by chance he won a scholarship to a university where he could indulge his passion for the natural world. It was scuba diving... read more

A Life Underwater

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 Australian Non-Fiction

Weather is the oldest story in the worldone we want to keep on telling each other when we meet, as though it were part of who we are, a story that wants to keep on telling itself, and affecting us, whether we like it or not. We breathe it in; we see embodied in ... read more

Australia's Wild Weather
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What does it take to succeed in business? Through telling these local, highly personal stories, this book reveals a thriving business community in the city of Canberra and its surrounding districts. "The stories are told with honesty and passion..and is... read more

Nophoto

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 Australian Non-Fiction

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Nophoto

An in-depth investigation of the live export trade and an analysis of the intense public drama of 2011. The backstory of this powerful industry and the campaign to bring it to an end are revealed, including aspects of the inner p... read more

Backlash Australia's Conflict of Values Over Live Exports

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 Australian Non-Fiction

Former business analyst Louise Stephen contracted a flu in her early thirties, an illness that would lead to dialysis and then a kidney transplant. A once reasonably healthy, middle-class professional, Louise was perplexed as to how she could get so sick. She start... read more

Eating Ourselves Sick

What is it really like in Australia's high country? Matthew Higgins traces the mountain experience in a rich variety of ways. Firstly he talks of his own times in the alps as a bushwalker, cross-country skier, historian, and oral-history ... read more

Bold Horizon: High-Country Place, People and Story

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 Australian Non-Fiction

Get a load of these awesome Aussie animals! Lively and lazy, tall and small... which Aussie animals are most dangerous of all? Get fair dinkum facts on underground tricksters, cold-blooded reptiles, adorable marsupials and more. Find out everything you've ever wanted to know about the incredible creatures that call Australia home.

Big Book of Aussie Animals

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 Australian Non-Fiction

Peter Moroney was a member of the NSW Police force for 17 years whoretired as Detective Sergeant with predominant experience in the field ofCriminal investigations and and extensive experience in managing andconducting complete criminal investigations such as coun... read more

Terrorism In Australia

When Holden announced it would stop building cars in Australia, a four-wheeled heartbeat stopped. After all Holden is our car, an iconic brand whose rise echoed that of our nation. Holden had evolved from a saddle business servicing a frontier nation to a motori... read more

Holden: Our Car 1856-2017