Category:

 Local History

Series:Penguin Specials

On 9 February 2014 a fire took hold in the Hazelwood coal mine near Morwell in Victoria; it wasn't brought under control until 25 March 2014. How was this small town affected by this huge disaster?

Coal Face
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Category:

 Australiana

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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The book has been updated with references to Metal Detecting and the Laws of Do's and Don'ts of prospecting. It also contains many photos both old and new. Not only is it a modern representation of prospecting but also a history of the ways that will... read more

Nophoto
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 Australiana

'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 heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum... read more

Dark Emu
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Category:

 Australiana

'It was a simpler time'. We had more fun back then'. 'Everyone could afford a house'. There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like? In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost unrecognisable ... read more

The Land Before Avocado
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The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as ... read more

Mutiny on the Bounty: A Saga of Sex, Sedition, Mayhem and Mutiny (HB)
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Category:

 Local History

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Lines, Mines, People & Places
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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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Category:

 Australiana

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Signs of the Times
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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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Nophoto
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