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All that fall : sacrifice, life and loss in the First World War
1 All that fall : sacrifice, life and loss in the First World War
Australia National Portrait Gallery 2015 0975103040 / 9780975103043 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
65 pages including colour illustrations. Includes bibliographical references. Focussing on the wide-ranging theme of loss and absence, this exhibition provides a moving 'portrait' of loss during the First World War on the Australian home front. Powerful symbolic images, including contemporary works, evoke the emotional intensity of loss. All that fall: Sacrifice, life and loss in the First World War is the National Portrait Gallery's contribution to the Anzac Centenary. Exhibition essay of an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery from 27 March to 28 June 2015. Co-curators: Christopher Chapman, Anne Sanders --- last unnumbered page. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Australian Firsts
2 Australian Firsts
Australia Axiom Pub 1998 1864760060 / 9781864760064 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Della Hodgett 
123 indexed pages including colour illustrations. When and where was Australian Rules football first played? Which Australian indigenous group became the first to receive international recognition? In which year did Australia become the first country to make penicillin available for civilian use, and who was the Australian pathologist to develop it? An enlightening, entertaining and educational collection of Australian firsts. Ideal for quiz nights; those who wish to broaden their own knowledge; or to send to overseas friends. The extensive range of subjects have been selected for their enchantment as well as educational merit. A wealth of entertainment and fun awaits the reader. 
Price: 10.50 AUD
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Baby Health (Mini Parenting Guides)
3 Baby Health (Mini Parenting Guides)
Australia The Australian Women's Weekly Home Library 2001 1863962255 / 9781863962254 Reprint Stapled Cover Very Good 12mo 
63 indexed pages including coloured illustrations. An Australian Women's Weekly parenting guide. It covers keeping baby healthy; giving your baby medicine, immunisation, common baby ailments, Abdominal pain, Allergies, Anaemia, Antibiotics, Aspirin, Asthma, Bites and stings, Animal bites and insect bites, At the beach, Taking a temperature, Breathing problems, Bronchiolitis and bronchitis, Burns and scalds, Chickenpox, Choking, Coeliac, disease, Colds, Colic, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Convulsions, Cradle cap, Dehydration, Diarrhoea, Dislocation, Diphtheria, Drowning, Ear problems, Eczema, Encephalitis, Eye problems, Fever, Finger injuries, Foot problems, Fractures, Gastric reflux, Gastroenteritis, Genital problems, Giardiasis, Head injuries, Heart murmurs, Heat problems, Hepatitis, Hernia, Hl / infection and AIDS, Hives, Impetigo, In?uenza, Intestinal obstruction, Leg problems, Lumps and swellings, Measles, Meningitis, Mouth problems, Mumps, Nose problems, Pneumonia, Poisoning, Poliomyelitis, Po?ution effects, Rashes, Roseola infantum, Rubella, Scabies, Scarlet fever, Shock, Sneezing, Splinters, Suffocation, Sunburn, Teething, Tetanus, Thrush, Urinary tract infections, Vaginal infections, Viruses, Vomiting, Whooping cough, Worms. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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By close of business / Us Mob Writing
4 By close of business / Us Mob Writing
Australia Us Mob Writing 2013 0992313600 / 9780992313609 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
102 pages including poeps and colour illustrations. Filled with exciting new poetry and prose from well known and award winning writers, and including brand new voices taking their first steps into the world of writing. This anthology emerges from the Us Mob Writing group of First Nations Australians consisting of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders based in Canberra, yet coming from countries spread across the Australian landscape. Written, edited, designed and typeset by First Nations Australians, this collection is representative of the group, showcasing who we are, our lives and work. There is a inscription name in the first page. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Sean Twigg and the Witch
5 Sean Twigg and the Witch
Australia Random House 1993 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo Norling, Beth 
133 pages including illustrations. "Im blind!" a voice suddenly screamed in his head. He leapt up to look in the mirror and, sure enough; he oouIdn’t see himself - but he could see everything else.’ At first it had been fun at school, being able to eavesdrop on everyoone's conversations, creeping up on his friends to scare them - but it hadn't lasted long. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Truth about the Killing of Daniel Yock: Workers Inquiry Exposes Police Murder
6 The Truth about the Killing of Daniel Yock: Workers Inquiry Exposes Police Murder
Australia Labour Press Books 1994 1875639063 / 9781875639069 1st Edition Half-Leather Good 12mo 
158 pages including b/w illustrations. On March l9, 1994 an independent Workers Inquiry was convened in Brisbane to uncover the truth about the police killing of Daniel Yock, an 18 year old Aboriginal youth. Yock died on November 7, 1993 after being chased and tackled to the ground by police, handcuffed, left unconscious and then dumped in the back of a police paddy‘ wagon - all in broad daylight in front of eye-witnesses. Yock was the 52nd Aborigine to die in custody since the May 1989 cut-off date for the federal Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, and the 151st since 1980. Held in the face of strenuous efforts by the state to silence it, the Workers Inquiry exposed not only the cause of Yock’s death, but the elaborate cover-up organised by the police, the Goss government and the Aboriginal leaderships. This volume contains the record of the campaign conducted by the Socialist Labour League and the Committee for a Workers Inquiry, the evidence which was presented to the public hearing, and the findings brought down by the Workers Inquiry. Name in the first page. 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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A strong Australia, Abbott, Tony
7 Abbott, Tony A strong Australia
Australia Tony Abbott 2012 0646590332 / 9780646590332 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
145 pages including illustrations. Book is about the values, directions and policy priorities of the next coalition government in a collection of nine major speeches made in 2012 by Tony Abbott. For some An insight into some good policies for the country. For some, a well written insight into some good policies for the country. For others, such vision was myopic enough for him to make several big mistakes, which ultimately prevented him from realising some sensible policy outcomes for Australia. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Sport in Australian History (Australian Retrospectives), Adair, Daryl; Vamplew, Wray
8 Adair, Daryl; Vamplew, Wray Sport in Australian History (Australian Retrospectives)
Australia Oxford University Press 1998 0195535901 / 9780195535907 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
169 indexed pages. Australians are often said to be obsessed with sport, and playing and watching sport have long been regarded as national pastimes. Sport in Australian History is an innovative and exciting study of the political, economic, social, and cultural role that sport has played in Australia since European settlement. The authors investigate many of the myths surrounding the place of sport in Australian culture. They demonstrate that, although Australians are far from unique in their fascination with sport, a historical study of their involvement - both as participants and spectators - can nevertheless tell us a great deal about Australian society. Indeed, in many respects, sport can be viewed as a microcosm of wider society, reflecting, for example, attitudes to violence and gender relations. Taking a thematic approach, the authors dwell on the values, ideas, and myths that have shaped the nations sporting culture over time. The book focuses on issues such as the sports industry; the place of women; the participation of groups not traditionally involved in mainstream Australian sport (such as Aborigines, the disabled, ethnic groups, and the aged); the influence of science and technology; and controversial topics such as violence, drugs, corruption, the law, and the role of childrens sport. Readers interested in sport, culture, recreation, and history will find much to enjoy in this challenging and thought-provoking book. Contents: Part 1: Sporting belief,historical record. Part 2: The sports industry. Part 3: Political football. Part 4: Sporting women. Part 5: Groups on the margins - minority experiences in sport. Part 6: Stretching the limits - sports performance. Part 7: Not "playing the game" - problems in sport. Part 8: State of play; major readings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Cricket Quiz Book, Adams, Tony
9 Adams, Tony The Cricket Quiz Book
Australia Penguin 2003 0143001884 / 9780143001881 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
187 pages including b/w photos. Whether you are a cricket fan, trivia buff or ‘cricket tragic, this book will test you. Try out your knowledge of our favourite summer game with teasers like: Which player once scored a double century and took 16 wickets in a Sheffield Shield game? Who was the last Australian to carry his bat through a Test innings? Who hit the highest one-day international score by an Australian? Which bishop played Test cricket for England? Drawing on the game's rich history - from the earliest interstate games in Australia and the first Test match in 1877 to Australia's triumph in the 2003 World Cup - this book has something to stump everyone. Compiled by Tony Adams, a former sports journalist for the Sydney Daily Telegraph and now senior writer on Rugby League Week, The Cricket Quiz Book is not just a quiz book or a compilation of cricket trivia, but a fascinating compendium of the history of the game, its controversies and its heroes. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Tragedy of Planning: Losing the Great Australian Dream, Alan J. Moran
10 Alan J. Moran The Tragedy of Planning: Losing the Great Australian Dream
Australia Institute of Public Affairs (AU) 2006 0909536678 / 9780909536671 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
85 pages including bibliographical references. The regulatory-induced price burden dashes the hopes of a great many aspiring home owners and has the potential to undermine the social cohesion and property ownership that does much to define us as a community. Reducing the regulatory imposts that are creating these conditions has to be a major priority. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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Some of the Best Fitzgerald, Alan John Fitzgerald
11 Alan John Fitzgerald Some of the Best Fitzgerald
Australia Dalton Publishing Company 1970 0909906025 / 9780909906023 1st Edition 1st Printing Stapled Cover Good 12mo 
95 pages. Early in 1970 Alan Fitzgerald undertook a tour of the USA sponsored by the State Department. There he met Art Buchwald and Russell Baker and was reported in The Daily Texan under the heading, "Aussie Satirist from Down Under Jibes at Yanks". He visited Forest Lawn cemetery, Alcatraz and discovered the Statue of Liberty leaksin heavy rain. Culturally he was active, seeing Oh Calcutta, Hair and the All Girl Topless and Bottomless He shook hands with the Lt. Governor of Mississippi, the Governors of California and Iowa and was presented with the key to the city of Des Moines and the flag of the District of Columbia. All this came somewhat as an anti-climax to Fitzgerald who, in January, at dinner at Government House, Canberra, had found himself seated below the salt from Mr. Spiro Agnew, Vice-President of the Fitzgerald's determinationtotake politics seriously grew out of that traumatic Vice-Regal expenence. He lives in the Woden Valley suburb of Farrer with his wife Maria, and sons Dominic and Julian. Alan John Fitzgerald was an Australian author, journalist and satirist. He was known for his unwavering opposition to the Australian republican movement and worked alongside Tony Abbott during Abbott's tenure as president of Australians for Constitutional Monarchy during the 1990s. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Kicking in Danger., Alan Wearne
12 Alan Wearne Kicking in Danger.
Australia Black Pepper 1997 1876044209 / 9781876044206 Soft Cover Good 12mo 
177 pages. What kind of time warp is this? Collingwood has made the Grand Final. Their ace full forward is missing. Yes, Johnny Moomba, odds on for the Brownlow, Rhodes Scholar and Aboriginal land rights activist has been kidnapped! From Sydenham to Dingley, from Kew to Rowville, murky forces are at work. Through this mayhem ambles Damien Chubb, ex-Bomber ruckman, private eye to the sporting world, laconic centre of calm in a Melbourne gone even more berserk than usual. It's heading towards the last Saturday in September. Anything can happen. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Bjelke-Petersen premiership, 1968-1983: Issues in public policy, Allan Patience
13 Allan Patience The Bjelke-Petersen premiership, 1968-1983: Issues in public policy
Australia Longman Cheshire 1985 0582714869 / 9780582714861 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
286 indexed pages. Between 1968 and I983 the Bjelke-Petersen coalition governments in Queensland devised and implemented some of the most controversial public policies yet seen in Australian political history. Bans on street marches, curtailments of civil liberties, the politicisation of the police, a determined stand on Aboriginal land rights, a curious attitude to parliamentary procedures and a host of similar issues evoked images of an authoritarian government which nonetheless maintained a remarkably successful electoral record. Towering over it all was the image of the Premier himself: implacably opposed to any political interference from Canberra or the South generally; self-righteous; frequently triumphing over political giants like Whitlam and Fraser; even testing the outer limits of the Australian federal system. This volume of essays critically analyses some of the most important public policies of the Bjelke-Petersen governments between I968 and I983 - the years in which the Queensland Liberal Party was the minority partner to the National (Country) Party in the coalition. The policies under scrutiny are explored in terms of their salient values, their methods of implementation, and their effectiveness. In addition, the central actors in the Bjelke-Petersen governments - particularly the Premier himself - are examined in terms of their roles in shaping the policies. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Fresh: The Seasonal Produce Cookbook, Allan; Curtis, Michele Campion
14 Allan; Curtis, Michele Campion Fresh: The Seasonal Produce Cookbook
Australia Purple Egg 2001 0958619530 / 9780958619530 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
264 indexed pages including bibliography. Hundreds of delicious recipes and handy food tips featuring the best recipes from The Seasonal Produce Diaries. Allan Campion is a professional chef and award-winning author, he is a major contributor to the Australian food scene and has more than two dozen books to his credit. Allan is the founder of Melbourne Food Experiences, a specialist in food tours, corporate team-building events, cooking classes, functions and private parties. All are run in partnership with top Melbourne chefs, chocolatiers, bakers, wine experts, restaurants, bars and cooking schools to offer outstanding food and wine experiences. Allan is the founder of Melbourne Food Experiences, a specialist in food tours, corporate team-building events, cooking classes, functions and private parties. All are run in partnership with top Melbourne chefs, chocolatiers, bakers, wine experts, restaurants, bars and cooking schools to offer outstanding food and wine experiences. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Natural Health Made Easy, Allardice, Pamela
15 Allardice, Pamela Natural Health Made Easy
Australia Pan Macmillan 1997 0732909171 / 9780732909178 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 8vo 
238 indexed pages. Stress relief, Age-reversing exercises, Weight loss, Jet lag cures, Skin care and Designing your own immune-building program. In this book, Pamela Allardice gives a wealth of natural remedies and preparations to help us cope with the pressures of our modern world. Whether you’re looking for relaxation techniques, cures for common health problems, or inexpensive alternatives to commercial cosmetics you find it here. Also included is an A-Z of Home Remedies: Acne, Arthritis, Allergies, Blisters, Bronchitis, Cold Sores, Cystitis, Dandruff, Eczema, Headaches, Insomnia, Morning Sickness, Nappy Rash, Period Pain, Sinusitis, Teething, Wasp Stings, Warts nd much, much more. Pamela Allardice is a well-known journalist and editor who has worked in the natural health industry for more than 15 years. She is the natural therapies presenter on Foxtel’s Lifestyle Channel and is a regular guest on Channel 9’s ‘The Midday Show’ where, after each appearance, the switchboard lights up with requests for ‘Fact Sheets’ for her recipes, remedies, hints and tips. Pamela is also the editor of Nature and Health magazine, writes a column for the Australian Women,s Weekly called ‘Naturally Good’ and has published many best-selling books. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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51st State? (Scribe Short Books), Altman, Dennis
16 Altman, Dennis 51st State? (Scribe Short Books)
Australia Scribe 2006 1920769986 / 9781920769987 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
137 pages. Australian prime ministers since Harold Holt have all fostered close relationships with the United States, but John Howard has initiated economic and military policies that have bound the two countries even tighter. As a result, many Australians now believe that not only our sovereignty but also our very identity as a nation is under threat, and that we are fast becoming America's 51st state. If this view is correct, it should be reflected not only in our foreign policy but also in our domestic policies. Indeed, the weakening of social safety nets, the privatisation of areas long seen as government responsibilities, and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement all point to the triumph of US-style neo-liberalism. Yet, as Dennis Altman shows, the story is not so simple. Even as official rhetoric immerses us ever deeper into the US worldview, the resilience of the Australian social contract is imposing real limits on the application of neo-liberal principles. And, despite his enthusiastic membership of the coalition of the willing, Howard has assiduously cultivated economic and political ties within our region which, as the global balance of power shifts, will become increasingly relevant. In this elegant and sophisticated meditation on Australian identity, Altman suggests that the tendency to attribute malign American influence to everything we dislike about the contemporary world is the flipside of seeing the US as the only model worthy of emulation, and serves to conceal the deeper questions we face namely, how does Australia imagine its future? 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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That Aussie Christman Book, Andrew Daddo,Terry Denton
17 Andrew Daddo,Terry Denton That Aussie Christman Book
Australia Scholastic 2007 1741690439 / 9781741690439 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Terry Denton 
183 pages. Streuth! It's another flamin' Christmas book from Scholastic! The author of Good Night, Me; Youse Two; Muffin Top; Sprung; and countless other beloved Aussie tales offers up a new collection of wickedly funny stories! Andrew Daddo's brilliant ability to tap into the inner child and deliver stories that will ring true with kids is more outstanding than ever in this collection of hilarious, quirky accounts of Christmas-the Aussie way! Packed with stories, unfortunate twists and silly alterations, some of Daddo's stories are loosely based on his own family Christmas experiences, while others are just far-out super-silly tales that we know children of this age group love. Andrew Daddo well known to television audiences in Australia and overseas for more than ten years, as a presenter on American MTV, Lonely Planet, 11 AM, and (with Ernie Dingo) Kidspeak and Olympic Sunrise. He is a reporter on the current series of The Great Outdoors. He is a mad golfer and lives with his wife Jacqui, son Felix and baby daughter Anouk on Sydney s northern beaches. Terry Denton is one of Australia s best loved artists: he has won many awards including Picture Book of the Year, and he created the look for ABCTV s internationally successful children s show Lift Off. Terry lives with his wife and children in Mornington. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Making Safety Work: Getting Management Commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Andrew Hopkins
18 Andrew Hopkins Making Safety Work: Getting Management Commitment to Occupational Health and Safety
Australia Allen & Unwin 1995 186373869X / 9781863738699 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
208 indexed pages. Managers are often reluctant to commit to occupational health and safety despite proven benefits to employees and the organisation. In Making Safety Work, Andrew Hopkins looks at the reasons behind the reluctance and argues that the current policy of emphasising 'safety pays' is not effective. Rather, it is the threat of personal prosecution that most impresses employers. Based on interviews with Australian managers and occupational health and safety officers, Making Safety Work includes extensive case material from a wide variety of organisations. Hopkins also outlines strategies which OHS officers and representatives can use to gain management cooperation and build a safety culture within their organisation. Making Safety Work is essential reading for occupational health and safety practitioners, as well as students of management, organisational behaviour, business regulation and social policy. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Gifted Children: The Challenge Continues, A Guide For Parents And Teachers, Angelica Jacob, Graham Barnsley
19 Angelica Jacob, Graham Barnsley Gifted Children: The Challenge Continues, A Guide For Parents And Teachers
Australia NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children 1996 0646274139 / 9780646274133 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
288 pages. An invaluable reference guide for parents and teachers of gifted children. It is a recognition that gifted children do need help and the challenge to help them grow into fulfilling individuals is a continuing process. Parents. teachers and academics present their Insight and knowledge into a diverse range of issues related to gifted and talented children. Some of the issues covered in this anthology are: NSW Department and Board Of Studies policies; National Position Paper on die Education of Gifted and Talented Children; identifying and understanding gifted children; giftedness in early childhood; parenting gifted children; affective needs oi gifted children; gifted learning disabled; school programmes/special courses; stories. poems and letters by gifted and talented children. There is now u national policy on the education for gifted and talented students, a matter that has concerned many educators and parents in every Australian State and Territory which provides a framework for the development of a much needed policy. 
Price: 15.50 AUD
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Saving our small world: Monday conference on population, ecology, and resources, Anonymous
20 Anonymous Saving our small world: Monday conference on population, ecology, and resources
Australia Australian Broadcasting Commission 1974 0642973938 / 9780642973931 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
131 pages. In May, 1971, the names of more than 700 scientists, economists and technologists appeared in an advertisement in the Australian press. These people were expressing publicly their concern about the world, about the environment and what the people of the world are doing to it. A research scientist, Dr John Coulter, was Secretary of the Town and Country Planning Association of South Australia which organized the advertisement and some weeks after its appearance he was principal speaker in an edition of ABC-TV’s Monday Conference. The program aroused tremendous interest and over the next two years Monday Conference programs dealing with questions of the environment and ecology provoked similar responses from a public gradually becoming aware of the implications of rapid social change, technological advances and increased use of resources. The ?ve Monday Conference programs published in this collection contain opinions from people eminent in their fields and whose views are relevant to issues which will continue, inevitably, to be issues of the seventies. The upper corner of the first leaf was cut off - no text affected though. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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