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1 ABORIGINAL CHILDREN AT SCHOOL Special Problems and Special Needs
New South Wales Teachers Federation Paperback Very Good- 
Owner's name first page, underlining in pencil ; Stapled binding booklet. Seeks to raise some points which may stimulate the thinking of teachers about an urgent social problem. Sign language, string games illustrated. Suggested reading. 1970 edition as owner's date is 1971. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 24 pages 
Price: 15.00 AUD
2 BEYOND THE ACT Queensland Aborigines and Islanders : What Do We Want?
Queensland Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action Ltd 1979 0959693556 / 9780959693553 First Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Surface wear to cover; Publication prepared as basis for submission to the review of Queensland Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders Acts (1971). Foreword by Senator Neville Bonner, contains recommendations and draft legislation, results of a black-controlled survey by Matt Foley. 350gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages 
Price: 11.00 AUD
Halls Gap (vic) FOGGS 2007 0646471767 / 9780646471761 Paperback Very Good 
Surface wear to front cover where inner flap rubs. ; Glossy colour photos depict the calamity and impact of the 2005/2006 bushfire that destroyed much of the Grampians National Park in western Victoria. Interviews with those affected, personal accounts testament to their strength to rebuild. 600gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 14.00 AUD
4 CHANGE THE WORLD FOR TEN BUCKS 50 Actions to Change the World and Make You Feel Great
Melbourne Hardie Grant Books 2005 1740663438 / 9781740663434 First Edition Paperback As New 
New Book contains 50 simple everyday actions showing how anyone can make a difference. Based on UK publication Change the World for a Fiver. Comes with wrist band Change the World. 350gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pages 
Price: 9.00 AUD
5 NO MORE HIDING Stories Form Survivors of Domestic Abuse
Melbourne Broadmeadows Womens House 1988 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Ticks in biro to some sections or quotes. ; Collection of stories written by victims of domestic violence intended to breakdown isolation and recrimination felt by so many women who suffer alone. 125gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages 
Price: 9.00 AUD
6 OFFICIAL YEAR BOOK OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA No 53, 1967. Prepared under the Instructions from the Right Honourable the Treasurer by K M Archer Commonwealth Statistician
Canberra Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Bumped corners (light) ; Index, pullout maps. Comprehensive coverage of Australia's economy, climate, government, education, statistical summary 1901-1966-7. A special section on Australian Books, "an authoritative and current reference and reading list of books dealing with Australia or of Australian authorship wherever published. " 1.8kg weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo ; 1336 pages 
Price: 19.60 AUD
7 OVERSEAS WAR BRIDES Stories from the Women Who Followed Their Hearts to Australia
Sydney Simon & Schuster 2001 0731810554 / 9780731810550 Paperback Very Good 
Stories contributed by women who married World War 2 servicemen. 350gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
Canberra Australian Labor Party Paperback Very Good 
Crease top corner of front cover; Authorised by R D Hogg, sets out Labor's policy and objections to John Hewson's proposed taxation reform and other policies. Index, one or two lines of highlighting. 400gms weight; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 202 pages 
Price: 18.00 AUD
9 POST SCRIPTS 1988 BOYER LECTURES Bob Hawke; Hugh Stretton; Roma Mitchell; Zelman Cowen; Bernard Smith; Shirley Hazzard; Manning Clark; H C Coombs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation 1989 0642128480 / 9780642128485 Paperback Very Good 
Eight previous Boyer Lecturers invited to reflect on themes from earlier appearances and present context. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
10 SHOWING FACE Chinese Identity in Regional Victoria from 1850s to Federation. a Travelling Exhibition Produced by the Golden Dragon Museum November 2000
Bendigo, Victoria Golden Dragon Museum 2000 Paperback Very Good 
Signed by Russell Jack Director of Golden Dragon Museum 2001. Stapled booklet with historic b/w photos of early Chinese in regional Victoria with text. Attracted during the gold rush many remained, intermarried and made a valuable contribution to the development of Victoria pre-federation. 100gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 20.00 AUD
11 STYLE BOOK The Herald; the Sun News-Pictorial; the Weekly Times; the Sporting Globe; Listener In-Tv; Australasian Post; Home Beautiful; Aircraft: Your Garden
Melbourne The Herald 1958 Hardcover Very Good- 
Darkened endpapers, rubbed cloth spine, board covers pale blue. ; Revises and enlarges the contents of a series of Herald Style Books published since 1951. First that has been applied to all publications of the House, aim is to unify changes are to speed up production. Alphabetical rulings and guidance - legal, general and parliamentary. Insights into journalism history, appropriate language eg New Australians is preferred to refugees or displaced persons. Clean text.200gms weight; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 130 pages 
Price: 46.50 AUD
12 THE HOME FRONT FAMILY ALBUM Remembering Australia 1939-1945. Introduction by Nancy Keesing
Sydney Weldon Publishing 1991 1863021159 / 9781863021159 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Shelfwear to base of book; Unclipped jacket, index. Profusely illustrated survey of life in Australia on the Home Front month by difficult month of World War 2. A social history. 1.25kg weight; Color Photographs; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 14.50 AUD
13 TOWARDS A SOCIALIST AUSTRALIA How the Labor Movement Can Fight Back. Documents of the Socialist Workers Party
Sydney Pathfinder Press 1977 0909196001 / 9780909196004 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
A comprehensive socialist analysis and criticism of the political line and programme of the ALP and trade union leadership. Clean text, no creases. 220gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 170 pages 
Price: 10.50 AUD
14 TWO NATIONS The Causes and Effects of the Rise of the One Nation Party in Australia
Melbourne Bookman Press 1998 1863951776 / 9781863951777 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Small chip to side edge of front cover. ; Various contributors, photos by Andrew Meares, foreword by Robert Manne. 250gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages 
Price: 26.50 AUD
15 WE ARE AUSTRALIAN Under the Auspices of the Australian Multicultural Foundation
Melbourne We Are Australian Art Inc 0646382101 / 9780646382104 Paperback Very Good 
Mild wear to edges of black cover. ; Catalogue of colour prints all 30x40 cm created during 1999. A visual celebration of contemporary Australia 300 artists salute and honour the diversity of our culture. ; Color Illustrations; 97 pages 
Price: 17.50 AUD
16 Allen, Raelene GONE TO POT The No Bullshit Guide to Marijuana
Sydney Vital Books 1998 0646359835 / 9780646359830 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
What every parent should know about young people and marijuana. Home made bong on cover. 300gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 206 pages 
Price: 13.00 AUD
17 Altman, Dennis 51ST STATE?
Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2007 1920769986 / 9781920769987 Paperback Very Good 
"elegant and sophisticated meditation on Australian identity. " 200gms weight; Scribe Short Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages 
Price: 8.88 AUD
18 Altman, Dennis Defying Gravity : a Political Life
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1997 1864482745 / 9781864482744 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 
Yellowed paper; 266p index, illustrated. A political autobiography of an Australian gay activist and social commentator and reformer. 400gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 
Price: 8.50 AUD
Melbourne Duncan Fischer 1989 0731669223 / 9780731669226 Hardcover Very Good 
Bibliography. 500gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
20 Anderson, Timothy G. & Tim Anderson Free Alister, Dunn, and Anderson the ananda marga conspiracy case
Wild & Woolley 1985 0909331820 / 9780909331825 Paperback Very Good 
Yellowed paper; True story of the Hilton Bombing. 200gms weight; Remainder; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 10.50 AUD

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