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MACHISMO By Robert Whyte
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An Aussie and an Argentine discover the meaning of Machismo in a tragic story of love and war and true Mateship.
Journey: The Last Days By Ian Hewson
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This is the story of a journey from a decaying situation to one with hope for the future. The main character is a young man growing up on another planet in the midst of an interplanetary war. Fed up... More > of his circumstances, he starts a journey to a new place, meeting friends, losing friends, and ultimately finding hope. This was written when the author was 18 years old - some 12 years ago - as a way of expressing his feelings as he moved from the protected world of living at home to the real world. It contains rich imagery as seen through youthful eyes, elements of the author's life at the time. Ultimately the author has captured an ending and origin of life, which may be fitting for today.< Less
Journey: The Last Days By Ian Hewson
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This is the story of a journey from a decaying situation to one with hope for the future. The main character is a young man growing up on another planet in the midst of an interplanetary war. Fed up... More > of his circumstances, he starts a journey to a new place, meeting friends, losing friends, and ultimately finding hope. This was written when the author was 18 years old - some 12 years ago - as a way of expressing his feelings as he moved from the protected world of living at home to the real world. It contains rich imagery as seen through youthful eyes, elements of the author's life at the time. Ultimately the author has captured an ending and origin of life, which may be fitting for today.< Less
The Dog That Dug: A story in five bites! By J.R. Poulter
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Dog frets! He’s not the sort of pet you feed and wash and then forget. Dog needs love as well as care, he needs a friend, he wants to share! When no one wants to play, Dog digs! This brings a... More > ‘hole’ hilarious world of trouble into his own backyard! A rattling paced adventure in rollicking rhyme, aimed at 4 to 8 year olds, it celebrates the family pet in a city or suburban setting. THEMES: pets, dogs, pet care, friendship, mateship, loneliness, stories in verse, North Pole, polar bear, huskies, ball games, exercise, stories in rhyme REVIEW: "The Dog That Dug addresses many important themes such as loneliness, responsibility and mateship in a hilarious tale told through the eyes of a mischievous pet dog. Thoroughly entertaining." — Adrienne T. O'Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught children from outback indigenous to multicultural city classrooms. J.R.Poulter – multi-award winning author of over 30 books. Cliff Blank – is a multi-talented, artist, illustrator & film maker.< Less
Gallipoli: A Manual of Trench Warfare By Clem Gorman
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The play is set in a sandbagged trench at Gallipoli, 1915, and throws the concepts of heroism into a new perspective. Private Barry Moon, a raw country boy, and Brendan Barra, an older soldier,... More > share a small forward trench, and they must bond to survive. They find themselves battling not only the enemy, for whom they have a sneaking admiration, but also themselves, and the military establishment. The mateship they develop is their uniquely Australian way to combat the dehumanizing effects of war by bonding laterally, thus revealing a pathway to the survival of the human spirit in the face of the horrors of war.< Less
Ivan and Rudolf - English By Theatre Maat
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This is an introduction to a musical theatre project inspired by a true Australian story of mateship. Growing up in Melbourne, Ben and Adam discover that both their great uncles fought in the First... More > World War, but on opposing sides. They decide to ‘introduce’ them to each other thus beginning the odyssey. This story is not about shame or embarrassment, it is about identity and building better understanding while examining the Great War through a contemporary perspective. Currently being developed by Theatre Maât (Belgium) and Theater Kontra Punkt (Germany), the Ivan and Rudolf production will debut late 2014.< Less
And the Son Will Rise By Danielle Hircock
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And the son will rise is a true story of courage, hope and survival, following the experiences of 18-year-old Douglas Cumper of the 24th AIF (Australian Imperial Forces) battalion during the First... More > World War. Determined, venturesome and strong-spirited, Doug embarks on a perilous journey to the Western Front. Through confronting horrors of the front line, with his mates, he begins to question the value of life and how a turn of events can quickly tip the balance between life and death. With trepidation, his family back home in Australia anticipates his return, while Doug feels the weight of new challenges, as he is forced to leave the past behind, becoming responsible for those men under his leadership. And the son will rise demonstrates a great truth: that mateship is an anchor to the community of soldiers who share the goal of surviving, and returning home…< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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