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On 21 July 1969, 3 Platoon, A Company, 6 Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment forced their way through the damp Vietnamese jungle on a patrol as part of Operation Mundingburra. With the insects biting and the humidity sapping their strength, ... read more

Jungle Dark
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In 1942 the threat of Japanese invasion hung over Australia. The men were away overseas, fighting on other fronts, and civilians were left unprotected at home. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor and the J... read more

Scorched Earth: Australia's Secret Plan for Total War Under Japanese Invasion in World War II
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When put to the test, most people have difficulty identifying what justice is, especially when there is tension between proper process and a desired result. Due process is inherent in our conception of justice. But bad process can yield the right resul... read more

Watching Out: Reflections on Justice and Injustice
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For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know just what happened and just what our troops achieved. Now, bestselling author Peter FitzSimons tells the Kokoda story in a gripping, moving story for all Australians. Conditions on the track were hellish - rai... read more

Kokoda
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In March 1797, five British sailors and 12 Bengali seamen struggled ashore after their longboat broke apart in a storm. Their fellow-survivors from the wreck of the Sydney Cove were stranded more than 500 kilometres southeast in Bass Strait. To rescue their mat... read more

From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories
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The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau will romp through a full year to tell the story of nine young American women - the seasons, the parties, the money and the titles - and their hunt for well-off husbands.

Transatlantic Marriage Bureau
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The story begins with the toppling of a premier, and ends with David Walsh, the man behind MONA, taking an eccentric stand against pokie machines and the political status quo. It is a story of broken politics and back-room deals. It show... read more

Losing Streak: How Tasmania Was Gamed by the Gambling Industry
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The extraordinary inside story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in the years after 9/11.Following the attacks on the Twin Towers, Osama bin Laden, the most wanted man in the world, eluded intelligence services and Special Forces units for almost a decade. Using remarkable, first-person tes... read more

The Exile
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Awards:Long-listed for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2016.

The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka is the most talked-about work of Australian history in recent years. Now here is Clare Wright's groundbreaking, award-winning study of the women who made the rebellion in an abridged edition fo... read more

We are the Rebels: the Women and Men Who Made Eureka (Young Reader's Edition)
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Matriarch of the criminal underworld ...or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney? The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydney's famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer, has loomed large in TV's Underbelly and every other account of Sydney's crimin... read more

The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh
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This updated edition of The Little Red Yellow Black Book is an authoritative introduction to Indigenous Australia. It includes real-life case studies and covers history, culture, arts, sport, languages, population, health, participat... read more

Little Red Yellow Black Book: An Introduction to Indigenous Australia
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As astonishing as it is compelling - Steve Cannane's extraordinary insight into Scientology in Australia is investigative journalism at its very best. From Rugby League players trying to improve their game, to Hollywood superstars and t... read more

Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia
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