Poetry about Gippsland from a bygone era, by Malcolm May. Illustrations by Magdalena Nocea. Beautifully illustrated poetry by someone who spent a lifetime in country Victoria and has chosen to celebrate it in this form.

The Good Old Days in Gippsland (HB)
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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  

JOE SKYRNSKI, CO-FOUNDER CHAMP EQUITY: 'A must read for every Australian! Drawn from the diaries of European explorers, it comprehensively explodes the self-serving myth we perpetrated about Terra Nullius, that the first Australians 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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Series:Monash Studies in Australian Society Ser.

At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging as a legitimate occupation in a way we have not seen since pre-industrial times. In Australia, practices of repair, invention, bui... read more

Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture
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Lines, Mines, People & Places
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Melbourne underwent great changes in the decades following World War II, with rapid population growth and mass migration during the 1950s and ‘60s forever altering the face of the city.
Despite the changes, Melbourne in this period was of... read more

Visions of Victoria: The Magic of Kodachrome (HB)
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This publication is primarily based on my finds rather than a detailed historical paper. Decades of research and ground work goes into finding all these sites, and this publication is for those wh... read more

The Anderson Mines - Includes Stockholm Tar, Waterloo, the Pride, Knapping's Mines and Kitty Cane- Book 3
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Signs of the Times
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A history of the goldmining boom town in the heart of the Victorian mountains.

Old Walhalla: Portrait of a Gold Town
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During the mid to late 1850s, gold miners were making their way up the Big and Goulbourn Rivers, striking payable ground at regular intervals. This provides a pictorial history of this rich mining area which today is known as Wood's Point.

Gold for the Taking: A Pictorial History of the Heyday of the Walhalla-Wood's Point Gold Belt - 1860's-1960's
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Reading Level:3 Biography
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He fought Napoleon's army and survived. He was sent to the gallows and escaped the noose. Now he is in chains and on his way to the other side of the world. What happens next will become one of the most remarkable survival stories in history. The 19th century has just begun. T... read more

Buckley's Chance
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She was the glory ship of the then fledgling Australian Navy: a modern, handsome cruiser which carried a wartime complement of 645 men. But then, on 19 November 1941, HMAS Sydney encountered the German raider Kormoran i... read more

Nophoto
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