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Sheilas

Sheilas

Author : Eliza Reilly
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Date : 2022-02-22
Category : Uncategorized
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The Oxford Handbook of Australian Politics

The Oxford Handbook of Australian Politics

Author : Is Professor of Public Policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences Jenny M Lewis
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2021-10-28
Category : Political Science
Excerpts : This Handbook provides a comprehensive examination of Australia's distinctive politics-- both ancient and modern-- across multidisciplinary subjects. It examines the factors that make Australian politics unique and interesting, while firmly placing these in the context of the nation's Indigenous and imported heritage and global engagement....
Deserts   Savannahs

Deserts Savannahs

Author : Rachel Dixon
Publisher : Redback Publishing
Release Date : 2018-03-01
Category : Uncategorized
Excerpts : The immense desert areas of Australia used to be called its 'dead heart'. Today we realise that deserts and savannahs have complex ecosystems, with plants and animals that have adaptations enabling them to survive there and not in any other location. Deserts are now iconic symbols of Australia and are ...
The Crying Years

The Crying Years

Author : Peter Stanley
Publisher : National Library of Australia
Release Date : 2017-08
Category : Australia
Excerpts : The Great War of 1914-1918 affected all Australians and decisively changed the new nation. They were 'The Crying Years' according to writer Zora Cross, who lost her brother in 1917. This visual history of Australia's Great War offers a different perspective on a period of time familiar to many. It helps ...
Decolonisation and the Pacific

Decolonisation and the Pacific

Author : Tracey Banivanua Mar
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2016-05-05
Category : History
Excerpts : This book charts the previously untold story of the mobility of Indigenous peoples across vast distances, vividly reshaping what is known about decolonisation....
Political Trauma and Healing

Political Trauma and Healing

Author : Brett
Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Release Date : 2016
Category : Australia
Excerpts : How can Scripture address the crucial justice issues of our time? In this book Mark Brett offers a careful reading of biblical texts that speak to such pressing public issues as the legacies of colonialism, the demands of asylum seekers, the challenges of climate change, and the shaping of redemptive ...
The Midnight Dress

The Midnight Dress

Author : Karen Foxlee
Publisher : Ember
Release Date : 2015-02-10
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Excerpts : Rose is used to traveling around with her alcoholic father but connects with the people of a small, coastal Australian town, especially Pearl and reclusive Edie, who teaches her to sew a dress for the Harvest Festival while a mystery unfolds....
Anzac Journeys

Anzac Journeys

Author : Bruce Scates
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2013-07-01
Category : History
Excerpts : Charts the history of pilgrimages to the battlefields and cemeteries of World War Two through surveys, interviews and fieldwork....
An Introduction to Australian Public Policy

An Introduction to Australian Public Policy

Author : Sarah Maddison
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2013-02-13
Category : Political Science
Excerpts : Examines the models, influences and players that shape public policy in Australia, addressing both theory and real-world challenges....
Eddie Koiki Mabo

Eddie Koiki Mabo

Author : Noel Loos
Publisher : Univ. of Queensland Press
Release Date : 2013
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Excerpts : Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible life story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement as well as the historic High Court native-title decision, handed down just months after ...
Conspiracy of Silence

Conspiracy of Silence

Author : Timothy Bottoms
Publisher : Allen & Unwin
Release Date : 2013
Category : History
Excerpts : As Europeans moved into new lands in Queensland in the 19th century, violent encounters with local Aboriginals mostly followed. Drawing on extensive original research, Timothy Bottoms tells the story of the most violent frontier in Australian colonial history....