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John Lort Stokes was commissioned by the British Hydrographic Office in 1837 to survey and chart unknown parts of the Australian coastline. He was the last Royal Navy surveyor to hold such a roving commission as had M... read more

Mariners Are Warned : John Lort Stokes and H.M.S. Beagle in Australia 1837-1843
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Nophoto
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The Gugeri family have been landmarks in the Kimberley for nearly a century. This book follows four generations of life in the north, from pearling, carrying, Anna Plains station, water boring, Cockatoo Island, oil drilling, wool car... read more

Nophoto
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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 tw... read more

The Last Bushrangers
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 'Flight to Fame', a classic adventure story, tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of the pilot, (Sir) Ross Smith. In March 1919, Australia's prime minister announced... read more

Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia
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Australia's highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, is a dangerous place. Evan Hayes was an ordinary Australian battler. Hardworking, likable. Laurie Seaman was a world-wise American. Adventurous, affluent. When this athletic pair of cross-country skiers disappeared into the wilds of Kosciuszko... read more

Kosciuszko
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Twenty women share their incredible stories of surviving and thriving in the remote Australian 'Gulf Country', near the Gulf of Carpentaria. Gulf women are self-sufficient, generous, and can cope with almost anything that life and the envir... read more

Beyond the Outback - Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland
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The morning of 19 February 1942 saw the grim face of war on Australian shores for the first time as a Japanese task force attacked Darwin. A correspondent for the Melbourne Herald at the time of the bombings, author Douglas Lockwood witnessed the event with his own eyes.

Australia Under Attack: Darwin
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The Gunbarrel Highway story, and many more ..Len Beadell was often called the last of the true Australian explorers. As a surveyor and road builder he worked all over the outback - from Arnhem Land to the Gibson Desert. Drawn from his best selling books, these stories sparkle with hum... read more

Outback Highways
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 History

Series:Great Australian Stories Ser.

Marsh knows how to spin a yarn' - Gold Coast Bulletin We're nearing the end of the service and so I step closer in to do the last 'ashes to ashes and dust to dust' bit. Just as I get to the edge of the grave, the soil gives away and in I go. Well, they reckon I... read more

Great Australian Bush Funeral Stories
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 History

The vast continent of Australia was settled in two main streams, far apart in time and origin. The first came ashore some 50,000 years ago when the islands of Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea were one. The second began to arrive from Europe at the end of t... read more

The Story of Australia's People - Volume 1
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The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history. New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - hatc... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History
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