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Symbols of Australia

Symbols of Australia

Symbols of Australia: Imagining a NationMelissa Harper and Richard White But what do they actuall...

Symbols of Australia: Imagining a NationMelissa Harper and Richard White But what do they actually mean? Where do they come from?Why are some symbols so hotly contested?Does Australia have more than its fair share? 'Symbols of Australia' offers illuminating and unexpected insights into the symbols that surround us: from Uluru to the Australian flag, the rainbow serpent to Holden cars, the democracy sausage to the Great Barrier Reef. Entertaining, provocative, informative, and often surprising...

$39.95

Devotion

Devotion

DevotionHannah Kent The much-anticipated third novel after 'Burial Rites' and 'The Good People' f...

DevotionHannah Kent The much-anticipated third novel after 'Burial Rites' and 'The Good People' from award-winning author Hannah Kent. Prussia, 1836Hanne Nussbaum is a child of nature - she would rather run wild in the forest than conform to the limitations of womanhood. In her village of Kay, Hanne is friendless and considered an oddity . . . until she meets Thea. Ocean, 1838The Nussbaums are Old Lutherans, bound by God's law and at odds with their King's order for reform. Forced to flee rel...

$32.95

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants Leaf Supply Deck of Plants

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants: 50 Indoor Plant ProfilesLauren Camilleri Houseplants have the power t...

Leaf Supply Deck of Plants: 50 Indoor Plant ProfilesLauren Camilleri Houseplants have the power to transform any room, and this handy deck of cards will help you select the perfect plant pal for your chosen space. From light-loving foliage to those that prefer a shadier spot, Leaf Supply’s curated indoor greenery guide is the perfect reference for any plant lover, from novice to budding expert. Features 50 foliage plant profiles Easy-to-follow care information Simple guides for light, wat...

$29.95

Love Stories

Love Stories

Love StoriesUplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of 'Boy...

Love StoriesUplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of 'Boy Swallows Universe'Trent Dalton Trent Dalton, Australia's best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: 'Can you please tell me a love story?' A blind man yearns to see the face of his wife of thirty years. A divorced mother has a secret love affair with a priest. A geologist discovers a three-minute video recorded by his wife before she died. A tree lopper's heart...

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Growing Eremophila

Growing Eremophila

Growing EremophilaRussell Wait, with Christine Huf, Cathy Powers and Jenny West Eremophila is a g...

Growing EremophilaRussell Wait, with Christine Huf, Cathy Powers and Jenny West Eremophila is a genus of Australian plants with more than 300 species. Many are stunningly beautiful but have not readily been available to gardeners until recently. This book is a comprehensive guide to the current Eremophila in cultivation. Russell Wait has travelled extensively throughout Australia observing Eremophila in their natural habitat. He has applied his knowledge to the cultivation of eremophila in ga...

$99.95

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its Glory

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its Glory

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its GloryEdward Jack Watson Ned Watson's stories of life on Rottnest at...

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its GloryEdward Jack Watson Ned Watson's stories of life on Rottnest at the closing of the decades of the 19th century make fascinating reading. He was there during some of the island's tragic and colourful periods. No one alive could write with such authority or such understanding of the human suffering and triumphs of this period. The ghost stories and lighter side of island life are also entertainingly recorded. This well-illustrated book will be read again and ag...

$23.95

Blue Kangaroo Paw Art Print Blue Kangaroo Paw Art Print

Blue Kangaroo Paw Art Print

Philippa Nikulinsky was commissioned by Aspects of Kings Park to paint the new blue kangaroo paw...

Philippa Nikulinsky was commissioned by Aspects of Kings Park to paint the new blue kangaroo paw hybrid, Anigozanthos ‘Masquerade’, bred by Kings Park and Botanic Garden. "The main technique used to produce disease tolerant hybrids was a process called recurrent selection. This breeding system selects the top two to four progeny of each cross rated for the particular attribute being selected for, in this case disease tolerance." - Digby Growns, Senior Plant Breeder, Botanic Gardens and Parks...

$176.00

Life at the Edge Life at the Edge

Life at the Edge

Life at the Edge: Why Australians Love the WaterEdited by Jo Turner Capturing that often inexplic...

Life at the Edge: Why Australians Love the WaterEdited by Jo Turner Capturing that often inexplicable feeling of being in, near and around water, this book is a photographic celebration of Australian coastlines, rivers and waterways. Water features prominently in the collective memory and national identity of Australia. From long summers spent building sandcastles and learning to swim, to the sheer immensity and wild beauty of cliffs and dark oceans, our status as an island nation is inescapa...

$59.95

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Nea...

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Neale What do you need to know to prosper as a people for at least 65,000 years? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. For millennia, Indigenous Australians harvested this continent in ways that can offer contemporary environmental and economic solutions. Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe demonstrate how Aboriginal people cul...

$21.95

Somebodys Land: Welcome to Our Country Somebodys Land: Welcome to Our Country

Somebodys Land: Welcome to Our Country

Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our CountryAdam Goodes and Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy 'F...

Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our CountryAdam Goodes and Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy 'For thousands and thousands of years, Aboriginal people lived in the land we call Australia. The land was where peoplebuilt their homes,played in the sun, and sat together to tell stories. When the white people came, they called the land Terra Nullius.They said it was nobody's land.But it was somebody's land.' 'Somebody's Land' is an invitation to connect with First Nations culture, to acknowledge ...

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Architecture at the Heart of the Home Architecture at the Heart of the Home

Architecture at the Heart of the Home

Architecture at the Heart of the HomeJan Henderson and Dianna Snape A survey of outstanding Austr...

Architecture at the Heart of the HomeJan Henderson and Dianna Snape A survey of outstanding Australian residences that explores the role architecture can play in defining the heart of the home. Increasingly, domestic architecture has sought to enhance everyday life by providing resonant settings that reflect the human need for comfort, safety and connection. A house has walls and ceilings, and perhaps a garden, but beyond that, there is always that one part of a home that becomes a place of b...

$59.95

Great Furphies of Australian History

Great Furphies of Australian History

Great Furphies of Australian HistoryWhat you really need to know - the truth behind the mythsJim ...

Great Furphies of Australian HistoryWhat you really need to know - the truth behind the mythsJim Haynes Jim Haynes upturns some of the long-held myths of Australian history with surprising results. With all the skills of the master storyteller that he is, Jim Haynes exposes some of the great myths of Australian history. Did you know that Portuguese and Spanish explorers probably found the east coast of Australia before Captain Cook, and that the Rum Rebellion was not caused by rum? And what a...

$29.95