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Queensland Ringer By Antony Agar
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In North America he's a cowboy, In Australia a ringer. With humour and insight the author has captured the atmoshpere of the Australian outback in this absorbing tale. We meet a young man newly... More > arrived on a north Queensland cattle station, completely out of his depth. We leave him head stockman on a vast Gulf Country station. Readers of all ages will identify with him as he learns the requiered skills, faces the dangers and assumes the responsibilities that bring about the transformation. The interesting characters he meets along the way are well drawn. The experienced men who guide him in the early years. His mates in the mustering camps. The violent types he is obliged to confront during off season labouring jobs. The cattle thieves he encounters. The young ladies who share his life from time to time. Set in the years when it was possible to ride for days on end without seeing a fence and when droving trips that lasted for months were commonplace, this is a book that is hard to put down.< Less
60 Years in Queensland By J.T.S. Bird
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John Bird began writing these articles for “The Morning Bulletin” in 1923, 60 years after his arrival into Rockhampton on the Beejapore. These articles greatly expand the history written... More > in his earlier book “The Early History of Rockhampton.” This volume includes his journey on foot to and from Peak Downs, and his description of life on the gold fields of this early time. There are, as well, some 72 biographies of individuals who resided in the Rockhampton in the 1860s. This book has been compiled and published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the separation of Queensland from the colony of New South Wales. On the 10th December 1859 the state of Queensland was established with Brisbane as the seat of Government. The date on which this event is now celebrated is 6 June – known as Queensland Day.< Less
Queensland Off the Beaten Track By Gail Kavanagh
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Queensland Off the Beaten Track is a guide to out of the way towns and villages in Queensland that have unique traditions and quirky folklore. Whether you plan to visit or prefer to travel in your... More > armchair, it is packed with history and stories about some of Queensland's most interesting places and characters.< Less
Queensland Off the Beaten Track By Gail Kavanagh
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Queensland Off the Beaten Track is a guide to out of the way towns and villages in Queensland that have unique traditions and quirky folklore. Whether you plan to visit or prefer to travel in your... More > armchair, it is packed with history and stories about some of Queensland's most interesting places and characters.< Less
Charles Faulkner, a Queensland pioneer By Morland Smith
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A native of the Fens country in Lincolnshire, Charles Faulkner and wife Elizabeth left England in 1848 to start a new life in Australia. After only 3 weeks at sea on board the barque Artemisia,... More > tragedy struck when Elizabeth died and was buried at sea. Charles sought his fortune by prospecting for gold at Ballarat and California before settling in Maryborough, Queensland and marrying Emma Woodman. After farming at "The Pocket" in Maryborough and prospecting for gold at Gympie in 1867, he and Emma with their 9 children moved to the Bundaberg district where he established the successful Woodlands Sugar Plantation near Burnett Heads. Research for this biography has been carried out by one of Charles's great grandsons, Morland Smith.< Less
Charles Faulkner, a Queensland pioneer By Morland Smith
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A native of the Fens country in Lincolnshire, Charles Faulkner and wife Elizabeth left England in 1848 to start a new life in Australia. After only 3 weeks at sea on board the barque Artemisia,... More > tragedy struck when Elizabeth died and was buried at sea. Charles sought his fortune by prospecting for gold at Ballarat and California before settling in Maryborough, Queensland and marrying Emma Woodman. After farming at "The Pocket" in Maryborough and prospecting for gold at Gympie in 1867, he and Emma with their 9 children moved to the Bundaberg district where he established the successful Woodlands Sugar Plantation near Burnett Heads. Research for this biography has been carried out by one of Charles's great grandsons, Morland Smith.< Less
Travel Diary Queensland By May Burke
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This diary is the perfect traveling companion for anyone visiting Queensland. Plan and record all details of your trip, includes lined and blank pages for writing your diary and sketching, with handy... More > information tailored for travelers. Lists to help you pack, plan and set budgets are included in this journal. The perfect gift for anyone visiting Australia.< Less
THE ESSENCE OF THE GOLD COAST QUEENSLAND By LISA-MARIE ENAAJA
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This coffee table edition photo book, is for lovers of quality images, and pictures of the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The best moments caught on camera. All the photographs are natural... More > and no enhancement has been made. The book includes photographs of the brilliant aurora, splendid beaches, magnificent views and extremely pleasing surroundings.< Less
QUEENSLAND POLITICS 2016 By JOHN HARRISON
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Queensland politics is a source of endless fascination for many Australians, unmatched in its entertainment value until the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States of... More > America. Where else, to use Paul Keating’s evocative taxonomy, are there so many fixers and maddies, and so few straight men? The weekly columns collected in this book were written for Brisbane Times, and syndicated to other Fairfax media publications: The Age, The Sydney Moring Herald, and The Canberra Times.< Less
Angels of Sex in Queensland By Rolf Witzsche
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The novel is a fantasy focused on science. It presents a daring attempt to do what has not been done for a century, and to some degree never. It explores the challenge to take the Principle of... More > Universal Love to the grassroots of or social world and not exclude sex, but to uplift it above depravity, above morality, even above its tallest image in Christianity onto the lateral platform where we all stand side by side as human beings "clothed with the sun." The exploration is wide-ranging, though it all unfolds on a small island where many leading-edge researchers were coming together from many parts of the world. - The novel presented here in preliminary edition is Episode 6B of the epic series of novels, The Lodging for the Rose.< Less

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