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Captain Koala #1 By James Clifton
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This is the issue where Captain Koala and Jolly Joker meet for the first time. Captain Koala has only lived in a National Park and has never been to the city before so he tags along with Jolly to see... More > what life is like, but maybe he picked the wrong person to show him the world. Jolly Joker is member of A.S.S (Australian Secret Service) who stop at nothing to keep the peace in Australia. In this issue Jolly Joker is on the trail of gun smugglers. The smugglers are always one step ahead of the A.S.S, but will they keep it that way? Jolly Joker meets Brenton who have a violent history that dates back to when they went to primary school together! Brenton is with his mate Hagar and together they try to smuggle guns through Captain Koala's park. After he loses them in the park Jolly Joker must then chase Brenton into the outback of Australia.< Less
Mates! By Stephen Outram
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At the height of Australia’s 1970s recession, two young men leave home seeking fame and fortune. They travel through Queensland’s outback looking for work and arrive in Mount Isa, near... More > broke. The city takes them in and so begins the adventure of creating their lives in the remote, rough and tumble environment of one of Australia’s biggest mining communities. Set in among the hot, dry and arid landscape of Queensland’s Gulf Country, the two newcomers discover both the delights and difficulties of living far inland from their coastal origins. A variety of jobs take them to places that few people would have ever experienced, from prospecting deep in the bush to dark, damp mines located thousands of metres underground. Mates is a great story infused with warm Australian characteristics and humour. The region’s great mining history, Aboriginal people and extraordinary bushland have all been thoroughly researched and richly described by author Stephen Outram.< Less
Mates! By Stephen Outram
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At the height of Australia’s 1970s recession, two young men leave home seeking fame and fortune. They travel through Queensland’s outback looking for work and arrive in Mount Isa, near... More > broke. The city takes them in and so begins the adventure of creating their lives in the remote, rough and tumble environment of one of Australia’s biggest mining communities. Set in among the hot, dry and arid landscape of Queensland’s Gulf Country, the two newcomers discover both the delights and difficulties of living far inland from their coastal origins. A variety of jobs take them to places that few people would have ever experienced, from prospecting deep in the bush to dark, damp mines located thousands of metres underground. Mates is a great story infused with warm Australian characteristics and humour. The region’s great mining history, Aboriginal people and extraordinary bushland have all been thoroughly researched and richly described by author Stephen Outram.< Less
1890s Annandale: A Short Walk Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
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1890s Annandale: A Short Walk describes a short easy historical walk around the heart of Annandale, NSW, Australia. The walk starts at the corner of Johnston and Collins Streets Annandale. Adele... More > and Allen Taylor married in Annandale in 1886. The walk is entwined with the Taylors and their local contemporaries Saint Mary Mackillop, John Young and Henry Parkes, the "Father of Federation". The book also covers the Engineering Heritage listed Annandale Sewage Aqueducts, the first reinforced concrete structure in Australia, and Public Transport in 1890s Annandale. Marghanita da Cruz has been researching the history of Annandale since 1998. In April 2011, she guided this walk for a group from the National Trust. It was so well received that she was encouraged to publish it.< Less
It Will Be Noticed By Joanne Leila Smith
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In every generation, we stumble across a chance encounter that leads to something, or someone, that is extraordinary. This someone, is Australian Artist, Patricia Moy. For the past forty years, Moy... More > has quietly produced a prolific, and exciting body of work across multiple mediums; pastels, etchings, mixed media, watercolour, printmaking, and of course Miniature Art. ‘It Will Be Noticed’ is a peephole into the private and fascinating world of Miniature Art and charts the journey of Contemporary Miniature Art’s history in Australia, as told through one of Australia’s most elusive, and prolific, contemporary Miniature Artists, Patricia Moy. Moy has won a total of eighty-seven national and international awards. This collaboration between Writer Joanne Leila Smith and Photographer Pauline Plumb, showcases some of Moy’s best works and shares how Moy overcame personal tragedy to pursue a lifelong dream - which ultimately influenced a formidable, multi-award winning, broad body of work.< Less
Scougal By Paul Anthony
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A true story which traces the Scougal family of names to the land of their origin. From the beginning of recorded history this book visits ‘Scougal’ in South East Scotland during the Iron... More > Age before identifying the real roots of the family name. Via Mynddog the Wealthy, the Votadini tribe, the Roman occupation, the Anglo Saxon Invasion, the Old North of ‘Hen Ogledd’, Bernica, the Angles, the Norman Conquest, Magna Carta, and the wars of Scottish Independence the work dissects the history of our people. To penetrate the Scougal heritage the Battles of Carham, Bannockburn and Flodden are examined. Along the way we examine the oldest Royal Charter in British history to find a Scottish King who ceded the lands of Scougal to our ancestors. Then, gradually, the book traces the migration of the Scougal family of names across the globe as the impact of Scougal in America, Alaska, Mexico, Canada, Australia, America, South Africa, and elsewhere is assessed. If you are called ‘Scougal’ – it really is a ’Mustread’.< Less
Geology for Geographers By John Priestley MA MSc
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As carbon dioxide levels have doubled, why is the climate no warmer now that it was a thousand years ago? Why are deserts sometimes present along the subtropics, and sometimes not? Why was there an... More > ice age? These are just some of the questions the author seeks to answer. The book brings the reader right up to date with the latest developments in geology. It deals with the geological history of rocks and with landforms and volcanicity. Examples are drawn from around the world including the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite and Hawaii. This third edition has new appendices dealing with the mountains of the USA, the geological structure of China and the geological history of Australia. The book includes a review of the history of geology, including the contributions of James Hutton, William Smith, Charles Lyell, Louis Agassiz, Richard Owen, Charles Marsh and Edward Cope, Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp, and modern specialists such as Jennifer Clack. This edition has 100 illustrations.< Less
The United States and Great Britain In Prophecy By John Ogwyn
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Would it surprise you to learn that the United States is mentioned in your Bible? And that Holy Scripture also describes nations descended from the British Commonwealth as playing an important role... More > in shocking end-time events before the prophesied return of Jesus Christ? What does the future hold for the world's English-speaking peoples? What really is on the horizon for such nations as the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand? Heads of government do not know. Leading analysts of foreign affairs do not know. Neither do the overwhelming majority of newspaper editors and broadcast news professionals. But you can know! This ePub, The United States and Great Britain in Prophecy, builds upon decades of research into history and Scripture, to point its readers not simply to the history of the past, but to history written in advance!< Less
The Challenge - Outlawed Paintball Games By Gavin Evans
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The Challenge - Outlawed Paintball Games is the story behind the controversial history of paintball in Tasmania, Australia. It's a story that extends across three decades, is fraught with political... More > debate, tragedy and loss. It's also a story about change, growing acceptance, re-emergence and positive possibilities for the future. The Challenge - Outlawed Paintball Games is also a manual for the registered or aspiring paintball field operator, with detailed maps, game descriptors, equipment lists and safety essentials all ready made for the paintball arena. This manual is a must for any paintball fans, both noobs and seasoned professionals, so go ahead, accept the challenge!< Less
The Curse of Rataal By Matthew Paul Dixon
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On the island of Santorini, a team of archaeologists uncover a find that could change the world’s understanding of history. Across the globe in Australia, two detectives struggle to solve a... More > mysterious murder only to find that it is part of a far darker conspiracy. The sunshine of the Gold Coast is darkened by a fierce storm as a group of teenagers fight to survive an attack by strange mythical creatures. In France, a Napoleonic historian uncovers clues to a mystery over three thousand years old. As they each seek the truth they are all drawn together to fight a common enemy. After three thousand years, the race of Rataal has returned to earth to reclaim their king.< Less

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