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The Bush Poet By Zara Borthwick, Nicholas Arnold
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The Bush Poet, featuring the great poem, My Heart the Starry Land is a unique voice in Australian literature. The romantic colour and form of the language identifies all that is truly great in an... More > Australian experience of the landscape, the sea and the outback. The Bush Poet sings through all wide open spaces of the heart.< Less
Bush Nurse By Paul Tapp
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Vi Thompson arrives in Triabunna in the mid-1940's and gives 20 years of her life to the community as a bush nurse. This book is a reproduction with elaboration and photographs of a formal interview... More > conducted in 1994 for the 'Our Pioneers' series of interviews of Tasmanian nurses. It was a record for the Tasmanian Chapter of the Royal College Of Nursing Australia. This book has been produced by Paul Tapp for the relatives of Mrs Viola Thompson of Triabunna, one of the many Bush Nurses of Australia, who carved their names into Australian military and medical history in the 20th Century. They were the Florence Nightingales of the Bush. This is one of those women, whose light ever-burned for those ever in need of a Bush Nurse.< Less
Children of the Bush By Henry Lawson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson (17 June 1867 – 2... More > September 1922) was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson.Henry Lawson was born 17 June 1867 in a town on the Grenfell goldfields of New South Wales. His father was Niels Hertzberg Larsen, a Norwegian-born miner from Tromøya near Arendal. Niels Larsen went to sea at 21 and arrived in Melbourne in 1855 to join the gold rush, along with partner William Henry John Slee. Lawson's parents met at the goldfields of Pipeclay (now Eurunderee, Gloucester County, New South Wales). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Lawson< Less
Robbery under Arms A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Australian Goldfields By Rolf Boldrewood
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Alexander Browne (6 August 1826 – 11 March 1915) was... More > an author, who sometimes published under the pseudonym Rolf Boldrewood. He is best known for his novel Robbery Under Arms.Browne was born in London, the eldest child of Captain Sylvester John Brown, a shipmaster formerly of the East India Company, and his wife Elizabeth Angell, née Alexander. His mother was his "earliest admirer and most indulgent critic. .. to whom is chiefly due whatever meed of praise my readers may hereafter vouchsafe" (Dedication Old Melbourne Memories). (Thomas added the 'e' to his surname in the 1860s). After his father's barque Proteus had delivered a cargo of convicts in Hobart, the family settled in Sydney in 1831. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Alexander_Browne< Less
Billy's Aussie Bush Ballads By Bob Porter
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Author Bob Porter was born in 1941 and lived all his life at the family wheat and sheep farm Riverside, in the mid west of Western Australia. Fifty consecutive years of farming the fickle Australian... More > climate, his knowledge of characters from the bush and the antics of the native animals and farm dogs, have given him inspiration to put some stories to verse. Although fiction, many stories are hatched from real life events.< Less
Billy's Aussie Bush Ballads By Bob Porter
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Author Bob Porter was born in 1941 and lived all his life at the family wheat and sheep farm Riverside, in the mid west of Western Australia. Fifty consecutive years of farming the fickle Australian... More > climate, his knowledge of characters from the bush and the antics of the native animals and farm dogs, have given him inspiration to put some stories to verse. Although fiction, many stories are hatched from real life events.< Less
Tractor, the Australian Wonder Cat By Peter Hurdwell
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This is the tale of the charm of a little kitten melting the heart of a person who held serious misgivings about him, but not only did Tractor win, he and Pete became inseparable mates.
Australian Sunsets and Sunrises By Blair Stuart
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Images taken a various locations both in the Outback and along the Coast of Eastern Australia
Amazing Australian Recipes By R. D. Dalen
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AUSTRALIAN FOOD -- Everyone will remember your "down under" dinner party! Australian foods have come a long way since the original British influence during the early settling of Australia.... More > Unique tastes from Australian food Down Under will leave you anxious to try the next Australian recipe! Truly unique! The Aborigines have been using Australia's natural food resources for the last 40,000 years. Bush foods include deliciously tangy fruits from the rainforests, aromatic herbs from our woodlands, zingy pepper leaf and delicate snowberries from the southern highlands, spicy bush tomatoes from the desert, and lean rich game meats from kangaroo and emus. Enjoy these recipes! Kangaroo, anyone? (part of the game menu) NOTE: Most exotic foods are available from specialty offline or online retailers.< Less
History of Australian Bushranging: Illustrated By Charles White
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History of Australian Bushranging: Illustrated by Charles White. Classic account of Australian bushranging recounts in vivid detail, the deeds of the early bush bandits. Attracted by the fast, free... More > life, these native born Australians plundered the gold escorts and crowded coaches, fighting it out with the police - heroes in the eyes of the public they robbed. The early history of bushranging in Australia will never be written, for the facts have never been recorded. Limited though the colony was in extent, its literature—even its journalism—was still more limited. Moreover, the first men who "took the bush" were neither important nor interesting enough to obtain more than a passing mention in those Governors' despatches which are our chief authorities for early colonial history. The name, being applied to men who, some from choice and some from necessity, ranged the bush as freebooters, "sticking-up" settlers and travellers and demanding in orthodox style "your money or your life."< Less