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Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart By John McDougall Stuart
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Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart When He Fixed The Centre Of The Continent And Successfully Crossed It From Sea To Sea. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Explorations in... More > Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart, by John McDouall Stuart. Cost of this book is only to cover my search time and bandwidth costs.< Less
THE DIBBS FAMILY: FROM SCOTLAND TO AUSTRALIA 1766 – 2013 By Joanne Gwynn nee Dibbs
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This story is a fascinating account of one family’s role in the building of the New South Wales Colony and shaping of the Australian Nation. Five generations of the Dibbs family from Scotland... More > to Australia –from Soldier to Shoemaker, Mariner, Convict, Merchant, Accountant, Banker and Politician in a historic timeline. Affectionate family myths dispelled and a sad truth uncovered following many hours of research from the Soldier’s Fourth Great Granddaughter. The story gives insight into Australian Cultural, Political, Social and Historic events, whilst providing a wonderful and knowledgeable study for researchers of Dibbs history.< Less
The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia By John G. Withnell
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The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia by John G. Withnell. THE object of this work is to preserve, before civilization has made them obsolete, the... More > traditions and customs of the aboriginal natives of the North-West of Western Australia--particularly those of the Pilbarra district--as accurately as possible, based upon upwards of twenty years' observation. Since the discovery of gold and the consequent influx of population the natives cannot carry out their traditions as they used to do--most of the young men being in the employment of the whites, prefer to imitate them, caring little or nothing for their elders' teachings. So it is merely a matter of time when they will become extinct. It is quite probable that the curse of drink together with the supplanting of black children by mixed races will eventually cause them to die out, for it is reasonable to suppose that few intellectual persons will find companionship in the natives...< Less
Our Country, Our Spirit (Stories of Life in Australia) By Margit Cruice
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The Our Country, Our Spirit ebook is a collection of stories about life in Australia. It has been written by champion athletes, immigrants, expatriates and typical Aussies. Inspired by the... More > "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series this ebook provides you with a wonderful insight into life in Australis. Plus $5.00 from the sale of every ebook is being donated to Save the Children!< Less
The Bible Code, USA, UK and Australia: Part One By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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The Bible Code is unlocked and revealed to us for the first time in history, thanks to the timely invention of the computer. Sir Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein searched for years for a Bible Code,... More > now it has been found, and its secrets continue to be revealed day by day, as more and more codes are discovered within its pages. In this series, Pamela looks in particular at the group of allied nations: USA, UK and Australia, to see what the Bible Code will tell us about the future for these countries and how we may not only avoid pitfalls and possible tragedies, but also make the most of our natural resources and potentials both as nations and people within those national boundaries.< Less
The Passing of the Aborigines: A Lifetime Spent Among the Natives of Australia By Daisy Bates
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Bates devoted more than 35 years of her life to studying Aboriginal life, history, culture, rites, beliefs and customs. Living in a tent in small settlements from Western Australia to the edges of... More > the Nullarbor Plain. She researched and wrote millions of words on the subject. She also worked tirelessly for Aboriginal welfare, setting up camps to feed, clothe and nurse the transient population, drawing on her own income and inheritance to meet the needs of the aged. In spite of her fascination with their way of life, Bates was convinced that the Australian Aborigines were a dying race and that her mission was to record as much as she could about them before they disappeared. Her personal life was unconventional. She was said to have worn pistols even in her old age and to have been quite prepared to use them to threaten police when she caught them mistreating 'her' Aborigines. She was also famed for her strict lifelong adherence to Edwardian fashion, including boots, gloves and a veil.< Less
Saviel Family History from British India and Burma to Perth Western Australia by George Thomas Saviel By GeorgeThomas Saviel
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The Family History of my family in India and Burma in the 18th & 19th century.And their travel to Australia after world war two.
The HALLSTROM family from Sweden to England to Australia: A family history prepared by Bernard Waters in 2015 By Bernard Waters
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Family history of the Hallstrom family in Sweden, England and Australia
William Shepherd b 1731 Plymouth Devon Descendants in England and Australia By Alma Wallace
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Two brothers, Sidney and Benjamin Shepherd came to Australia from England between 1851 and 1866. My research showed that they came from a wealthy family which goes back to my grandson's six times... More > great grandfather, William Shepherd b 1791 who describes himself as a Merchant. He had a Woollen and Leather Manufacturing Company and was a ship owner employing 4000 people in Plymouth, Devon. There is a gravestone in Gympie Two Mile Cemetery in Queensland, Australia. The names on the gravestone include the past family names of the previous generations. Quite a lot of the descendants were employed by the British East India Company, always high ranking. William married Ann Seville whose family held the Family Seat at Mexborough in Yorkshire. William’s grandson was Joseph Shepherd whose first wife was Ann Bellasis. Ann Bellasis grandfather was Major General John Bellasis of Long Marton in Westmorland. He was the Commander of the East India Company Forces in Bombay, India.< Less
Negative land: How conservative politics destroyed Australia's 44th Parliament By Eddy Jokovich
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The story about how conservative politicians destroyed Australia's 44th Parliament and how their supporters in the media have taken Australian politics to a point where the electorate is wondering... More > whether our political leaders have the skills or the desire to lead Australia through difficult times.< Less

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