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To Preserve and Protect: Policing Colonial Brisbane
To Preserve and Pr...
Anastasia Dukova

An engaging history of policing and justice in colonial-era Australia.

Bone and Beauty: The Ribbon Boys
Bone and Beauty: T...
Jeanette M. Thomps...

'A creative fusion of Australian history and fiction.' Henry Reynolds

Available for purchase from 3/03/2020
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Principled: 10 leadership practices for building trust
Principled: 10 lea...
Paul Browning

When trust is destroyed in the workplace, how do you restore it?

Available for purchase from 3/03/2020
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Growing Pineapples in the Outback
Growing Pineapples...
Tony Kelly
Rebecca Lister

When a professional urban couple relocate to regional Australia to care for an ageing parent, they find it more confronting yet also rewarding than they could have imagined.

Available for purchase from 3/03/2020
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A River with a City Problem: A History of Brisbane Floods
A River with a Cit...
Margaret Cook

‘An engrossing account of the complex relationship between a river and the cities that grew up around it.’ Nick Earls

Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland
Heartland: How Rug...
Joe Gorman

‘A compelling read which evokes great memories and highlights the importance of rugby league to this state.’ Mal Meninga

Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia
Australianama: The...
Samia Khatun

The first major history of South Asian migration to Australia

Something to Believe In
Something to Belie...
Andrew Stafford

A memoir of music, madness and love from the author of the cult classic Pig City.

Raising Readers: How to nurture a child’s love of books
Raising Readers: H...
Megan Daley

An essential and practical resource for parents and educators, Raising Readers contains everything you need to know about childhood literacy, written by award-winning teacher librarian Megan Da ...

The Night Dragon
The Night Dragon
Matthew Condon

How a famous cold case, a deadly fire and a quest for justice finally brought down one of Australia’s worst killers.

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