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  • How to Write a Better Minor Thesis by Paul Gruba
    How to Write a Better Minor Thesis (English, Paperback) Paul Gruba, Justin Zobel

    Senior university and college students often find themselves presented with a dramatic new challenge: the task of writing their first thesis. What is expected? What should the thesis consist of? How can the whole process be made a bit easier? With only one or two semesters to get the work done, what does the student need to do to ensure that the thesis is finished on time? InHow to Write a Better...

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  • Academic Success And Social Power by Richard Teese
    Academic Success And Social Power (English, Paperback) Richard Teese

    This study of Australian secondary education analyzes the scholarly ideal against which students have been judged. It uses original research to attempt to stimulate new thinking.

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  • Fair Cop by Christine Nixon
    Fair Cop (English, Paperback) Christine Nixon, Jo Chandler

    In this frank and engaging memoir, Christine Nixon reflects on the journey of a woman deep into a man's world, describing the experiences that shaped her commitment to a model of policing as a community service, committed to caring for society's most vulnerable.

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  • Gough Whitlam by Jenny Hocking
    Gough Whitlam (English, Hardback) Jenny Hocking

    The definitive biography of Australia's twenty-first prime minister, Gough Whitlam, who swept to power in 1972, ending twenty-three years of conservative rule. Here for the first time in a two-volume box set, acclaimed author Professor Jenny Hocking reveals the full story of the man who transformed Australia, and the powers that brought him down.

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  • Australian Art by Sasha Grishin
    Australian Art (English, Paperback) Sasha Grishin

    Sasha Grishin is a leading Australian art historian, art critic and curator who has published some twenty books and over two thousand articles on various aspects of art. This book is his magnum opus. Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, Australian Art: A History provides an overview of the major developments in Australian art, from its origins to the present.

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  • Imam Samudra'S Revenge by Angus McIntyre
    Imam Samudra'S Revenge (English, Paperback) Angus McIntyre

    On the evening of 12 October 2002 two suicide bombers detonated bombs inside Paddy's Pub and in front of the Sari Club in Kuta, one of Bali's main tourist districts. Two hundred and two people were killed including eighty-eight Australians and thirty-eight Indonesians....

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  • Serious Whitefella Stuff by Mark Moran
    Serious Whitefella Stuff (English, Paperback) Mark Moran

    How does Indigenous policy signed off in Canberra work?or not?when implemented in remote Aboriginal communities? Mark Moran, Alyson Wright and Paul Memmott have extensive on-the-ground experience in this area of ongoing challenge. What, they ask, is the right balance between respecting local traditions and making significant improvement in the areas of alcohol consumption, home ownership and...

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  • Battleground by Wayne Errington
    Battleground (English, Paperback) Wayne Errington

    Tony Abbott came to the prime ministership lauded as the most effective leader of the opposition since Whitlam. Why then did he fail to succeed in the job to which he had aspired for decades? Battleground chronicles the paradox of the Abbott prime ministership: steadfast loyalty when pragmatism was required; social values at odds with community attitudes; stubbornness when strategy was essential.

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  • Renegades and Rats by Jacqueline Dickenson
    Renegades and Rats (English, Paperback) Jacqueline Dickenson

    Traces betrayal in the labour movements of Britain and Australia through the careers of activists as diverse as H H Champion, W A Trenwith, John Burns and Adela Pankhurst Walsh. This book shows how radical groups withstood the bitter rivalries and occasional punch-ups that political treachery provoked, and emerged stronger and more unified.

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  • Gough Whitlam by Jenny Hocking
    Gough Whitlam (English, Paperback) Jenny Hocking

    Gough Whitlam, Australia's 21st prime minister, swept to power in December 1972, ending 23 years of conservative rule. In barely three years, Whitlam's dramatic reform agenda would transform Australia. It was an ascendancy bitterly resented by some, never accepted by others, and ended with dismissal by the Governor-General, an outcome that polarized debate and left many believing the full story...

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  • Coming Of Age by Terry Hogan
    Coming Of Age (English, Paperback) Terry Hogan

    In December 1987 John Dawkins, the Australian Government Minister for Employment, Education and Training released a Green Paper that foreshadowed major changes in the tertiary education sector through the formation of a Unified National System. This was 16 years after the establishment of Griffith University and only 12 years since the admission of Griffith's first undergraduate students. ...

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  • Planet Jackson by Brad Norington
    Planet Jackson (English, Paperback) Brad Norington

    Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt boss of the Health Services Union. While remaining steadfast in this very public ordeal, she endured bitter personal attacks from enemies in the Labor Party and the union movement....

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  • Imam Samudra'S Revenge by Angus McIntyre
    Imam Samudra'S Revenge (English, Hardback) Angus McIntyre

    On the evening of 12 October 2002 two suicide bombers detonated bombs inside Paddy's Pub and in front of the Sari Club in Kuta, one of Bali's main tourist districts. Two hundred and two people were killed including eighty-eight Australians and thirty-eight Indonesians....

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  • Life After Dawkins by Stuart Macintyre
    Life After Dawkins (English, Paperback) Stuart Macintyre, Gwilym Croucher

    The reconstruction of higher education in Australia through the creation of the Unified National System of Higher Education at the end of the 1980s by John Dawkins is commonly seen as a watershed. It brought new ways of funding, directing and organising universities, expanding their size, reorienting their activities and setting in train a far-reaching transformation of the academic...

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  • Courtesan and Countess by Jana Verhoeven
    Courtesan and Countess (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jana Verhoeven, Alan Willey

    Celeste de Chabrillan became the most prolific female stage writer in nineteenth-century France. Forever haunted by her scandalous past, Celeste fought to hold her place in an artistic world dominated by men. This title tells the story not only of her struggle as a creative artist to survive and earn a living, but also of her fascinating life at the centre of the bohemian circles of Paris.

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  • Coming Of Age by Terry Hogan
    Coming Of Age (English, Hardback) Terry Hogan

    In December 1987 John Dawkins, the Australian Government Minister for Employment, Education and Training released a Green Paper that foreshadowed major changes in the tertiary education sector through the formation of a Unified National System. This was 16 years after the establishment of Griffith University and only 12 years since the admission of Griffith's first undergraduate students. ...

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  • Backyard Insects Updated Edition by Paul A. Horne
    Backyard Insects Updated Edition (English, Paperback) Paul A. Horne, Denis Crawford

    From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now available in an updated edition, this volume explores the secrets and habits of more than one hundred little critters that are common to backyard Australia. It is an indispensable guide for nature lovers, gardeners and kids of all ages.

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  • Well & Good by Nat Kringoudis
    Well & Good (English, Paperback) Nat Kringoudis

    A guide to priming the body for a wellness overhaul with tips and tricks for hormone health,Well & Good will set you on the right path, because fertility isn't just about babies or a thriving reproductive system; it's about taking control of your health on all levels. If you are ready for healthy hormones,Well & Good has all the information you need: top-10 foods for increased fertility, 10 steps...

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  • Madlands by Anna Rose
    Madlands (English, Paperback) Anna Rose

    An idealistic 20-something environmentalist versus a retired right-wing finance minister: this is the story of Anna Rose's whirlwind journey around the world with climate skeptic Nick Minchin. From a remote Hawaiian volcano to a cosmic ray laboratory in Geneva, Anna rolls out the biggest names in science to try and change Nick's mind. As it examines what's happening to the Earth's climate, this...

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  • Infiltration by Colin McLaren
    Infiltration (English, Paperback) Colin McLaren

    For two years police detective Colin McLaren disappeared off the face of the earth, eventually surfacing in Griffith as a dodgy art dealer with a pretty girlfriend, and talking his way into the Mafia. Colin eats with them and cuddles their kids, all the while climbing the N'Drangheta, finally befriending the Griffith Godfather, Antonio Romeo.

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