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Instant Aussie

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Jason Foster

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There is no doubt about it, Australia is the lucky country. Blessed with sun-kissed beaches, sprawling desert plains and a fascinating history, it is unsurprising that Australia was ranked the number one most desirable place to live in the world in 2014. Presenting an original, light-hearted twist on the classic Australian fact book, Instant Aussie is a must-have for travellers and residents alike.

Instant Aussie covers the all-important topics of Australia's political landscape, Australian mysteries and inventions, indigenous history as well as sweeping natural wonders in an intriguing style. Discussing the intricacies of immigration, the historic abolition of the White Australia Policy in 1973 and the subsequent multicultural melting pot, Instant Aussie's scope is wide ranging and will leave readers better informed on the important issues that have shaped the Australia that we know and love today. Funny and charming, Jason K. Foster's tongue-in-cheek now-to guide on the best things to see and do in order to be mistaken for an Aussie and informative fun facts about Australia's cutest and deadliest creatures are what make instant Aussie a quintessentially Australian book.

Instant Aussie is a comical and enlightening way to truly immerse yourself in fair dinkum Aussie culture without ever having to leave the comfort of your own home. Beautifully presented, Instant Aussie is the ideal gift for traveldlers, friends and relatives back home, or even your coffee table!

Author Information:

Jason Foster is an author, poet, journalist and History teacher at Jamison High School in Sydney’s western suburbs. He holds a Masters Degree in History and is currently studying a Diploma in Languages (Spanish). He has taught in Australia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Argentina. He has been published in American History magazines, Australian travel magazines and poetry anthologies in the United Kingdom. Seven Bones is his first major true crime novel.


ISBN 9781742577425
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Published 2015
Format Paperback
Number of pages 136
Dimensions H 17cm x W 14cm x D 1.1cm

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