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A Colonial Tramp: Travels and Adventures in Australia and New Guinea
A Colonial Tramp: Travels and Adventures in Australia and New Guinea
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Published in 1891, this two volume set by Hume Nisbet describes his extensive travels through the Australian colonies and New Guinea. In fifty-four chapters he touches on life at numerous places – and addresses topics of significance at the time – convicts, the land question, causes of massacres, missionaries and traders ...
Gremlin on my Shoulder
A Gremlin on my Shoulder: The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot
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This is the story of a little boy from a remote Australian country village,  whose fervent wish was to fly. From a family with very modest income, he had little ...
Life on the Left: Clyde Cameron
A Life on the Left: A Biography of Clyde Cameron
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The lives of a select number of Australians reflect and illuminate the life  and times of the nation itself. This is the story of one such life. For over ...
Man of Intelligence: Eric Nave
A Man of Intelligence: The Life of Captain Eric Nave, Australian Codebreaker Extraordinary
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Eric Nave, an Australian naval officer, was the first to unravel Japanese  naval telegraphy and to break Imperial Japanese Navy codes. Yet few Australians have ever heard of ...
People Called Pointon
A People Called Pointon c.1730-1988
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Writing and Publishing your Family History? Want the best model published? Look no further!  This 792pp, dual award-winning, hardback book was described by the award judges as "the benchmark ...
Toast to the Future: George Johnson
A Toast to the Future: The Story of George Johnson and his Family (and Supplement)
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An account of a family's movement from England to South Australia in 1847 and the establishment of their lives and their families in their new state and country.
Toast to the Future: George Johnson
A Toast to the Future: The Story of George Johnson and his Family (and Supplement)
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An account of a family's movement from England to South Australia in 1847 and the establishment of their lives and their families in their new state and country.
A Voyage to Australia: Private Journal of James Bell
A Voyage to Australia: Private Journal of James Bell
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On 19 November 1838 James Bell, then aged 21, set out in the sailing vessel the "Planter" from London to travel to Adelaide. Due to the incompetence of the captain and the many misadventures encountered the "Planter" took almost six months to reach its destination ...
Abeona & the Hawson Family
Abeona and the Hawson Family
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A history of the Hawson family and the vessel 'Abeona', a brigantine which Henry Hawson became one of the registered owners.
An Anzac's Story
An Anzac's Story: Roy Kyle A.I.F.
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Many books have been written by officers, historians and military experts on  the part the Anzacs played in the Dardanelles campaign during the First World  War. There are ...
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences
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James Bonwick, a teacher, author, historian and archivist, was born in 1817 at Lingfield, Surrey, the son of a carpenter. Having worked and travelled around the world, James has written his memories ...
Anzac Cove to Hollywood: The Story of Tom Skeyhill, Master of Deception
Anzac Cove to Hollywood: The Story of Tom Skeyhill, Master of Deception
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This biography of Skeyhill follows the thread of Tom's life in Australia, the Middle East and the USA. The result of years of sleuthing in the manuscript collections, this is a book of unusual interest for WWI historians, the lure of Hollywood and for anybody who is interested in human nature ...
Anzac Digger: Engineer Gallipoli & France
Anzac Digger: An Engineer in Gallipoli and France
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Roy Denning was a First World War Soldier who went to Gallipoli as a sapper  with No. 1 Field Company, Engineers. He was an articulate man and he has ...
Anzac Doctor: Life of Sir Neville Howse
Anzac Doctor: The Life of Sir Neville Howse, V.C.
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One of Australia's most outstanding soldier-surgeons, Sir Neville Howse was  awarded the Victoria Cross for heroism during the Boer War, the first time it had been conferred on ...
Arthur Blackburn, VC: An Australian Hero, his Men, and their Two World Wars
Arthur Blackburn, VC: An Australian Hero, his Men, and their Two World Wars
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This, the first biography of Arthur Seaforth Blackburn, details the famous battles that shaped Australia - the Gallipoli landing, Lone Pine, Pozieres and Mouquet Farm - plus the unfairly marginalised conflicts in Syria and Java. It tells Blackburn's story through the eyes of his comrades ...
Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
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Arthur Phillip's integrity, intelligence and persistence made him perfectly suited to the role that history and cicumstances presented to him in 1788, but landing the First Fleet at Botany Bay was only one of many achievements in a captivating life ...
Australasiatic Reminiscences
Australasiatic Reminiscences of Twenty-three Years' Wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias
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'Australasiatic Reminisceanes' was written by Daniel Bruce in 1875 as an account of twenty three years spent in 'wanderings' in Tasmania and throughout Australia
Australia Twice Traversed
Australia Twice Traversed
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In 1872 Ernest Giles set out to explore Central Australia, and was subsequently inspired to cross Australia from east to west in 1875-76. This is a record of these historic ...
Australias Fighting Sons of the Empire (NSW-Qld)
Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire: New South Wales and Queensland
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This very rare record of many who fought in the Great War (1914-18) is now offered as a fully searchable facsimile of the original ...
Australian Aldine Histories Set
Australian Aldine Histories Set: New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia
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These valuable historical and biographical volumes resources are now gathered together as a value set.
Australian and States Biographies Collection
Australian and States Biographies Collection
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A collection of 43 biographical products, including biographical registers
ABGR Series 1 Volume 1
Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record: Series 1 1788-1841 with Series 2 Supplement 1842-1899
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Nearly 1500 biographies in series 1 and 140 additional biographies in series 2 as a supplement, as well as photos of many of the people listed.
ABGR Series 2 Volume 2
Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record: Series 2 1842-1899 Volume 2
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A valuable resource for genealogists. Contains detailed biographies of approx. 1300 persons, togther with about 450 photographs, of any Australian submitted. This volume covers the period 1842-1899.
ABGR Series 2 Volume 2 hardcover
Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record: Series 2 1842-1899 Volume 2
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A valuable resource for genealogists. Contains detailed biographies of approx. 1300 persons, togther with about 450 photographs, of any Australian submitted. This volume covers the period 1842-1899.
Australian Cyclopedias Compendium Set
Australian Cyclopedias Compendium Set
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The Australian Cyclopedias are an incredibly important resource for all historians researching Australian history, but just what are they, and what do they contain ...
Australian Dictionary Dates & Men of the Time
Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time
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Truly a wealth of information is contained in this 570 page book which was originally published in 1879. The 'Men of the Time' part of this book is a listing of biographies of men of note with connections to Australia. Giving information such as their full name, date and place of birth, and a history of their occupation/s ...
Australian Family Histories
Australian Family Histories: A Bibliography and Index
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There now exists a large number of published family history books which provide a valuable source of information for family history researchers. But the problem is – how to find ...
Australian Portrait Gallery & Memoirs
Australian Portrait Gallery and Memoirs of Representative Colonial Men
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Biographies and sketches of twenty-four prominent men in Australia's history ...
Australian Railwayman
Australian Railwayman: From Cadet Engineer to Railways Commissioner
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In this book Ron gives vivid account of not only his career, but of the camaraderie of the greater railway community often experienced in the most trying of conditions. For almost three decades he was 'on the wallaby', with postings scattered over half the continent, and more often than not, living rough. Ron Fitch gives an account of all this and more, of laying track and the remarkable breed of men who do so, of advances in line-building techniques, of derailments and floods ad washaways, of wrangles over attempts to implement standard gauge, an of the politics of railways.

Australian Representative Men
Australian Representative Men
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This classic work was first issued in 1887 with a total of 130 individual biographies of prominent Australians. It has since been released at least twice in 'improved' versions. This CD-ROM contains three known variations of it ...
Bean's Gallipoli: War Correspondent
Bean's Gallipoli: The Diaries of Australia's Official War Correspondent
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The story of the ANZAC Gallipoli campaign based on the diaries of CEW Bean, the official Australian correspondent at Gallipoli ...
Bligh: Master Mariner
Bligh: Master Mariner
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From ship's boy to vice-admiral, there was much more to Captain Bligh than his infamous bad temper. Meet a 24-year-old Master Bligh as he witnesses the demise of his captain and mentor, Cook; a 34-year-old Lieutenant Bligh at the helm of the famous 'Bounty' then cast adrift ...
Captain Bligh's Petticoat Mutiny
Captain Bligh's Petticoat Mutiny
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This book is not about the ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ but rather another of the four mutinies that Captain Bligh was involved in.
Captain Cook: Life, Death & Legacy
Captain Cook: The Life, Death and Legacy of History's Greatest Explorer
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In three epic journeys, Captain Cook discovered more of the earth's surface  than any other man. Yet James Cook himself has become shrouded in myth and his  legacy has been ...
Captain Cook: Voyager Between Worlds
Captain Cook: Voyager Between Worlds
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Captain James Cook was a supreme navigator and explorer. In his voyages he came across peoples with hugely different systems of thought and cultures. The author explores what happened when the two cultures met, and how each side interpreted the other ...
Captain James Cook: A Biography
Captain James Cook: A Biography
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James Cook was the last and greatest of the romantic navigators. In his  relatively short and adventurous life (1728-1729) he voyages to the eastern and western seaboards of North America, ...
Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: Frederick Ward & Mary Ann Bugg
Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg
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He was the gentleman bushranger ... she was the woman who rode with him. Full of action and drama, this is the richly detailed and unputdownable true story of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady.
Catherine McMahon: A Remarkable Convict Woman
Catherine McMahon: A Remarkable Convict Woman
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This meticulously researched story of Irish born Catherine McMahon is unusual in that it not only covers her time as a convict in Van Diemen's Land but also her life before conviction, and perhaps more importantly, after she was declared 'free by servitude'.
Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
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Charles Kingsford Smith is one of Australia's most loved heroes. In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier amid the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front to taking to the skies against the likes of the Red Baron. Along with Charles Ulm, he was the first to conquer the Pacific by air ...
Chiefs of the Australian Army: Higher Command of the Australian Military Forces 1901-1914
Chiefs of the Australian Army: Higher Command of the Australian Military Forces 1901-1914
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'The Chiefs' tells the remarkable story of the talented, dedicate, and now little known, generals who led and shaped the Australian Army in its challenging formative years ...
Clive Caldwell, Air Ace
Clive Caldwell, Air Ace
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Clive Caldwell was officially attributed with 271/2 victories and became Australia's highest scoring fighter pilot in World War II. In addition, he became an ave in both the Middle East and Pacific theatres - the only Australian pilot to attain this status. This biography is a celebration of Caldwell's military achievements.
Command in Vietnam: Reflections of a Commanding Officer
Command in Vietnam: Reflections of a Commanding Officer
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Colonel Peter Scott commanded the 3RAR known as 'Old Faithful' at Woodside in Australia from 1969-1971, and in Vietnam until October 1971. This book 'Command in Vietnam' is an outstanding personal record of a Commanding Officer in Vietnam ...
Daniel Solander: Collected Corresp
Daniel Solander: Collected Correspondence 1753-1782
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Daniel Solander, the 18th century Swedish naturalist and traveller was a pioneer of the scientific study of natural history and one of the earliest collectors in New Holland.P For many ...
Darwin's Submarine I-124
Darwin's Submarine I-124
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The first attacks on Australia by the Japanese were made by four submarines of the Sixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Navy. These 80-man boats laid mines, and then waited in their killing zones for targets to torpedo. On 20 January 1942, it all went horribly wrong. Sunk with all hands, the submarine I-124 ...
Devil's Marble: John Flynn's Grave
Devil's Marble: John Flynn's Grave in Central Australia
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The story of the Devil's Marble that was placed over the Central Australian grave of John Flynn - 'Flynn of the Inland'. It is set against the background of the inland loved by Flynn, and includes the struggle of an Aboriginal tribe in having the Marble removed from the grave ...
Dictionary of Australasian Biography
Dictionary of Australasian Biography
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Almost 2000 concise biographies of Australasian colonialists from 1855-1892.
Dictionary of Australian Biography
Dictionary of Australian Biography
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Includes 1030 concise biographies of Australians closely connected with Australia, and ho died before the end of 1942 ...
Ernest Giles: Explorer & Traveller
Ernest Giles: Explorer and Traveller 1835-1897
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Between 1872 and 1876 Ernest Giles led 5 expeditions into Australia's western
interior, during which he discovered more land than any other explorer of this
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Fiercely individualistic and fdriven by ...
Explorations in Aust: Journ J.McD Stuart
Explorations in Australia: The Journals of John McDouall Stuart 1858-1862
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The Preface to this second editions starts off: 'The explorations of John  McDouall Stuart may truly be said, without disparaging his brother explorers, to  be amongst the most ...
Exploring Expedition Through Interior 1844
Exploring Expedition Through the Interior of Australia 1844
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In 1844 Ludwig Leichardt led his first expedition to Port Essington in the Northern Territory. Complete with details of the route traveled, and what they saw, this publication recounts the journey.
Finlayson: William & Helen Finlayson
Finlayson: A Family History of Scottish Pioneers of South Australia, William and Helen Finlayson and Their Known Descendants
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William came to be a missionary to the aborigines. This goal was only partly carried out, but he and his family his play a significant part in early church life ...
Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia
Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia
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Two hundred years ago, in the romantic age of exploration, Matthew Flinders became the first to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline. Rob Mundle's 'Flinders' brings to life the fascinating story of this exceptional maritime explorer - from the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his imprisonment
For Generations Yet Unborn: The Jamieson Family 1747-1978
For Generations Yet Unborn: The Jamieson Family 1747-1978
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For Generations Yet Unborn: the History of the Jamieson Family 1747-1978 was written by Kingsley Ireland in 1978 to preserve some of the history of the Jamieson family ancestry ...
Forgotten Valour: Story of A. Sullivan
Forgotten Valour: The Story of Arthur Sullivan VC, Shy War Hero
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'Forgotten Valour' is the story of Arthur Sullivan VC and other Australian soldiers who enlisted in the Great War but went on to fight in the Russian Civil War ...
Founders of Australia & Descendants
Founders of Australia and their Descendants
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Founders of Australia is two books in one volume - a valuable account of exploration and foundation of European settlement in Australia, together with a fine record of many pioneering families.
Friedrich Wurfel Family History 1880-1982
Friedrich Wurfel Family History 1880-1982
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Beginning in Germany with Friedrich and his wife Friedrike in 1880, the book follows the long line of descendants through to South Australia in 1982.
Genealogical Database of Australia's Travelling Showpeople
Genealogical Database of Australia's Travelling Showpeople
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Was your Australian ancestor in the circus? Or some other travelling show? The 'Genealogical Database of Australia's Travelling Showpeople' is designed to assist you to make preliminary inquiries about that long-lost circus or other itinerant show business ancestor.
Geographic Travels in Central Australia
Geographic Travels in Central Australia from 1872-1874
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The book consists of Giles' diaries kept during his first two expeditions from central Australia, (i.e. the area around Ayres Rock, now Uluru), west in search of a route ...
Georgiana: Biography of G. McCrae
Georgiana: A Biography of Georgiana McCrae, painter, diarist, pioneer
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The full story of Georgiana Huntly McCrae, illegitimate daughter of a Scottish duke, professional painter in the 1820s Edinburgh and settler's wife in early Melbourne is told here for the first time.
Great Australian Women Vol. 2
Great Australian Women Volume II: From Pioneering Days to the Present
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These women had the grit and intelligence to succeed in a variety of  occupations, from winemaking to surgery, from spying behind enemy lines to writing books, composing music ...
Great Pioneer Women of the Outback
Great Pioneer Women of the Outback
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'Great Pioneer Women of the Outback' profiles ten female pioneers, from Jeannie Gunn, author of 'We of the Never-Never', to equally remarkable but lesser known women ...
He Came from Australia
He Came from Australia: Lieutenant Percival Ralph, MM, MID (53rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force)
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As well as a brief outline of the history of the 53rd Battalion in the last  years of the war, this is primarily the story of Lieutenant Percy Ralph ...
Hell West & Crooked
Hell West and Crooked: The Memoir of a Real-Life Crocodile Dundee
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In this remarkable autobiographical account, Tom Cole tells the stories of his life in the outback during the 1920s and 1930s. With great humour and drama, he recounts his adventures ...
Henry Lawson: A Life
Henry Lawson: A Life-S
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History of the Haby Family
History of the Haby Family
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In the 1850s two Haby brothers (Johann Christian and Johann Carl) and their families came to South Australia from Prussia looking for a better life. Here is the story of both them, and their descencants.
Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders & Baudin
Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders and Baudin
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Amid the Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815), France and Britain dispatched rival voyages of discovery to complete the mapping of Australia and 'advance the limits of science'. Led by naval captains Nicolas ...
Irish Fortunes: Clarke and Russell Families in Creswick
Irish Fortunes: Clarke and Russell Families in Creswick
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As with all family histories, the information for this book was gathered  gradually over time, and what started out as a family history of the Clarke and Russell families from the Creswick region in Victoria, now has become a story of the community of Creswick itself.
John Curtin: A Biography
John Curtin: A Biography
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Johns's Notable Australians 1906
Johns's Notable Australians 1906
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The forerunner - effectively the first edition - of what became the Australian Who's Who ... listing 1300 biopgraphies of Australian men and women.
Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
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Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell arrived in Sydney, having accepted the position of Assistant Surveyor-General in New South Wales. Between 1831 and 1864 he led four expeditions. The journal of his last is described here.
Kidman: The Forgotten King
Kidman: The Forgotten King
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As a barley literate youth of thirteen, Sidney Kidman ran away from home and worked as an odd-job boy in a grog shanty in outback Australia. He went on to ...
Killer Caldwell: Greatest Fighter Pilot
Killer Caldwell: Australia's Greatest Fighter Pilot
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Clive 'Killer' Caldwell was a natural and brilliant pilot, a superb shot, and  born leader. He saw action against the Germans, Italians and Japanese, and  remains Australia's greatest ...
Kings in Grass Castles
Kings in Grass Castles
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When Patrick Durack left Western Ireland for Australia in 1853, he was to found a pioneering dynasty and build a great cattle empire across the great stretches of Australia. With a ...
Kitty's War: The Remarkable Wartime Experiences of Kit McNaughton
Kitty's War: The Remarkable Wartime Experiences of Kit McNaughton
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'Kitty's War' is based upon the previously unpublished diaries of Great War army nurse Sister Kit McNaughton. Through Kit's diary and Janet Butler's thoughtful narration, we see the war through the eyes of a young Australian nurse as she is transformed by what she witnesses ...

Landsborough's Expedition for Burke & Wills
Landsborough's Expedition in Search of Burke and Wills
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This product provides a great tool for researching the early land expeditions of Australia ...
Luck is No Accident: Flying
Luck is No Accident: Flying in War and Peace 1946-1986
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The author learned to fly as a teenager, and here he describes his experiences in both the RAAF and civil aviation. He flew with No. 77 (Fighter) Squadron flying Meteor ...
Mailman of the Birdsville Track
Mailman of the Birdsville Track: The Story of Tom Kruse
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The Birdsville Track is one of the best know - and loneliest - tracks in  Australia, and for twenty years Tom Kruse was the mailman, battling the searing  ...
Maisie: Her Life in her Letters
Maisie: Her Life in her Letters h/c
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Man of Honour: John Macarthur
Man of Honour: John Macarthur
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John Macarthur: duellist, rebel, founding father ... Here is a new look at  the origins of Australian history, one that takes us beyond the convict  experience. Early Sydney was a ...
Mawson: A Life
Mawson: A Life
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In the heroic age of polar exploration, Sir Douglas Mawson stands in the first rank. His Antarctic expeditions of 1911-14 and 1929-31 resulted in Australia's claiming 40% of the sixth ...
Monash: Outsider Who Won a War
Monash: The Outsider Who Won a War
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Australian General Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German High commands of the 1914-1918 War failed to gain the ascendency after ...
My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life
My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life
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Written in 1902, 'My Australian Girlhood' gives interesting insights into life in the Australian bush at the time ...
Natures Argonaut: Daniel Solander
Nature's Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782
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Nature's Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782 Nature's Argonaut is the first full biography of this important eighteenth  century naturalist who now only circled the globe under sail but ranged as far  north ...
No Ordinary Determination: P. Black & H. Murray
No Ordinary Determination; Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIF
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Jeff Hatwell's epic tale is shaped by the lives of two extraordinary  individuals thrown into the extraordinary and surreal work of the Gallipoli  campaign as soldiers of the ...
On the Back of Two Sheep: A History of George Solomon Webb and his Family
On the Back of Two Sheep: A History of George Solomon Webb and his Family
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This is the story of George Solomon Webb, convicted of stealing two sheep in 1816 and banished to the penal colony of New South Wales, and, who, on gaining his freedom settled west of the Murrumbidgee River in the area now known as Tidbinbilla, ACT ...
Only One River to Cross: Aust Soldier
Only One River to Cross: An Australian Soldier Behind Enemy Lines in Korea
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'Only One River to Cross' is a dramatic suspenseful and splendidly written  story of Australians at war. Dr Harris tells the story of his early years on the  Buronga Ridge ...
Opals and Agates: Memories of Fifty Years of Australia and Polynesia
Opals and Agates: Memories of Fifty Years of Australia and Polynesia
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Published in 1892 at Brisbane, Nehemiah Bartley’s 'Opals and Agates' records memories of fifty years of Australia and Polynesia ...
Operation Orders: Exp of an Infantry Off
Operation Orders: The Experiences of an Infantry Officer (Malaya, PNG, Vietnam 1963-1970)
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This book gives a valuable insight into Australia's military involvement in  South East Asia and Papua New Guinea as experienced by an Infantry Officer, Pat  Beale. He was ...
Over the Top: A Digger's Story of the Western Front
Over the Top: A Digger's Story of the Western Front
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Harry Hartnett, joined the Australian Imperial Force on 13 September 1915 at the age of 23. He saw action on the Western Front at Fromelles and on the Somme, receiving his first ‘Blighty’ (a wound). Harry recalls the battles, the long marshes, and the many musing events that provided escape from the horrors of the battlefront ...
Playford: Benevloent Despot
Playford: Benevloent Despot
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Sir Thomas Playford was Premier of South Australia for 26 years and 226 days between 1938 and 1965. He led his Party to victory at eight successive elections and eclipsed all records for long political leadership in the history of the British Commonwealth. South Australia's population almost doubled under his Premiership.
Qantas By George!: George Roberts
Qantas By George!: The Remarkable Story of George Roberts
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George Roberts was born in Ipswich, Queensland in 1909. He saw his first aeroplane, which landed is a paddock near his house when he was eight, and took  ...
Seven Years in Australian Bush
Seven Years in the Australian Bush
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Written in Sydney in 1877 by James B Stevenson, this book was published in 1880 and tells how he spent his first seven years in the bush in the Australian colonies. He arrived during the 1860s in Moreton Bay ...
Slee Family History c1490-1976
Slee Family History c1490-1976
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Narrative history, biographies, family trees and photographs are all included in this comprehensive family history of the Australian Slee's.
Sons in the Saddle
Sons in the Saddle
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Mary Durack's 'Kings in Grass Castles' is an Australia classic. Since it was published in 1959 it has gone on selling as new generations of readers discover the pastoralist saga ...
Street Kid: Tale of Survival Between Wars
Street Kid: A Tale of Trouble and Survival Between the Wars
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The author grew up in the deprived suburbs of Sydney, where the streets were the  playground for many and also an environment where kids found trouble. Young George ...
1863 Shipboard Diary of E. Charlwood
The 1863 Shipboard Diary of Edward Charlwood from England to Australia
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Edward Charlwood, whose 1863 shipboard diary this is, was the fourth son of Arthur and Phoebe Charlwood. Having emigrated in 1850 from England to Australia with his family as a ...
Biographical Dictionary of the Aust Senate V1
The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate Volume 1: 1901-1929
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This book covers the period 1901-1929, the period in which the Parliament  operated from Melbourne, and present short articles on Australia's senators  during the first twenty nine years ...
Biographical Dictionary Australian Senate V2
The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate Volume 2: 1929-1962
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The second volume of The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate contains individual articles on 103 male senators and one woman, the spirited Senator Agnes Robertson of Western Australia, and ...
Brothers Taylor: Tasmanian Maritime
The Brothers Taylor: A Tasmanian Maritime History
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Last century shipping was the life-blood of the Tasmanian colony. It was the  means by which local production was distributed around the island as well as to mainland and wider ...
The Cannell Connection
The Cannell Connection: The Story of Thomas Rackham Cannell and his Family
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The story of Thomas Rackham Cannell, his wife Mary and their children starting in about 1830.
Cape Horn Breed
The Cape Horn Breed: My Experience As An Apprentice in Sail in the Full-Rigged Ship 'British Isles'
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Captain William Herbert Sidney Jones was born in England in 1889. He went to sea  as an apprentice in 1906 at the age of 15, on the full-rigged ship ...
The Complete Book of Great Australian Women
The Complete Book of Great Australian Women: Thirty Six Women Who Changed the Course of Australia
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The achievements of Australian women have long been overshadowed by the deeds of Australian men. Susanna de Vries details the life stories of 36 courageous Australian women who broke down the barriers of prejudice.
The Courtneys: A Victorian Military Family
The Courtneys: A Victorian Military Family
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The saga of the Courtney's commences in Ireland, and moves to Australia during the gold rush where the family soon became heavily involved in the local volunteer movement at Castlemaine. Military service became a tradition carried through four generations of the family. 'The Courtneys' is illustrated with photos from the ...
The Diary of Emily C. Creaghe, Explorer
The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe, Explorer
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"We none of us ate any salt meat, or anything that would tend to give us a  thirst. We are now on what is called the 'Table-land', a flat piece ...
The Family History of Richard Garrett and his Known Descendants 1804-1982
The Family History of Richard Garrett and his Known Descendants 1804-1982
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Richard Garrett had four wives and a total of 17 children. Compiled and printed in 1982 this is a family tree of Richard Garrett and his known descendants from 1804 through to 1982 ...
The Family History of Richard Garrett and his Known Descendants 1804-1982
The Family Lineage of Richard Garrett 1804-2006 and the Family Lineage of William and Jane Argent (nee Burling) 1816-2006
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Compiled to be an update (and an enormous on at that) on the first Richard Garrett family history which was produced in 1982. The research on finding descendants of Richard continued, and this volume, published 24 years later, at over 1100 pages is a testament to the research ...
Fight Leaders: Green, Ferguson & Hassett
The Fight Leaders: A Study of Australian Battlefield Leadership (Green, Ferguson and Hasset)
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This book is the story of leadership within the Australian Army and in  particular during World War Two and in Korea.p  During a twelve month period in the ...
Home of the Blizzard: Antarctica
The Home of the Blizzard: The Story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914
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Outside the bowl of chaos was brimming with drift snow and, as I lay in the  sleeping bag beside my dead companion, I wondered how I would manage to break ...
James of George Town 1813-57
The James of George Town: A Colonial Maritime, Mercantile and Family Correspondence 1813-1857
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Through correspondence with officialdom, business associates and amongst  themselves, a forgotten pioneer Australian merchant-shipmaster and his family  are brought back to life.p  Captain Joseph James operated out of Sydney, New South ...
Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins
The Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins, Australia's Unknown Hero
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Most Australians would not recognise the name Hubert Wilkins ... his exploits happened before the power of television ensured the immortality of many lesser men. Born and raised in South ...
The Last Man Standing: H. Ashby
The Last Man Standing: Herb Ashby and the Battle of El Alamein
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'Where was the rest of the company? Why is no one else firing? A quick look behind revealed the shocking truth. Herb was alone. No one was following ... there was no one able to follow. He was the last man standing.'

Luck of the Draw: Horses, Spitfires
The Luck of the Draw: Horses, Spitfires and Kittyhawks
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Ted Sly, the author, is a descendant of long line of colonial families, the  best known being that of explorer and builder, Sir Thomas Mitchell. Although a city boy, Ted ...
The Rees Family History
The Rees Family History
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The earliest reseached ancestor in this family is David Rees (c.1758-1837) born at Haverforwest in Wales. David had two marriages, and six children - John, William, James, Sarah, Mary and George.

This book follows the history of this family, including the families in Australia.
The Ship Thieves: James Porter, Australian Convict
The Ship Thieves: James Porter, Australian Convict, Pirate and Master Mariner
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As dusk came down on the evening of 13 January 1834, James Porter and nine other convicts, transported at His Majesty’s Pleasure to VDL, captured the newly launched barque the Frederick from their British masters ...
The Warrens: "Springfield" and Beyond
The Warrens: "Springfield" and Beyond
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A family history of the Warrens who settled in South Australia, complied by Ian Warren Morison ...
To Be Heirs Forever
To Be Heirs Forever
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With her husband Will, six children, two servants, some livestock and tools,  Eliza Shaw exchanged her comfortable English world of drawing-rooms and  embroidery for the brushwood huts and back-breaking labour ...
Traeger: The Pedal Radio Man
Traeger: The Pedal Radio Man
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This is a story about the man who gave a voice to the bush with the invention of the miracle pedal radio and enabled John Flynn to create a 'mantle of safety' for the Royal Flying Doctor Service ...
When Good Men Do Nothing
When Good Men Do Nothing
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Griffith Spragg, was born in West Maitland on 24 January 1922. He began his  working life as a Junior Clerk at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 1939, and enlisted ...
Winning with Intelligence: John David Rogers
Winning with Intelligence: A Biography of Brigadier John David Rogers, CBE, MC, 1895-1978
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'Winning with Intelligence' is a military biography of Brigadier John Rogers,  CBE, MC, who rose from infantry private in the First World War to brigadier and  Director of Military Intelligence ...
   
 
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