Trains, planes, boats and cars. What did Australians do before the invention of modern transport? Aborigines travelled by foot and used canoes made from large sheets of bark stripped from eucalyptus trees, but with European settlement new ideas and technologies emerged for crossing our vast and challenging country. Transport
This lively, evocative book uncovers the rich history of the former gold, silver, copper and leading mining communities that once existed in the Southern Tablelands, Braidwood, Shoalhaven, Monaro and south-west slopes districts of New South Wales. Dust and Dreams
Not sure when you should start a new sentence? Or whether a comma should go before or after a word? Or if you should use an apostrophe or not? Ruth Colman strips out all the jargon to make understanding punctuation easy. This concise and practical guide will shed light on the most common questions you might have about punctuation:
Radical Sydney traces its development from The Rocks in the 1830s to the inner suburbs of the 1980s. It includes a range of incidents, people and places, from freeing protestors in the anti-conscription movement, resident action movements in Kings Cross, anarchists in Glebe, to Gay Rights marches on Oxford Street and Black Power in Redfern.
Dozens of times a day we are faced with moral dilemmas, and our judgments and actions are guided by our sense of what is right or wrong. But there are times when we find ourselves facing situations of moral complexity and uncertainty.
Drawing on numerous case studies, Ethics in Practice
Describes the commercial and political battle between Telstra and everyone else to control Australia's broadband infrastructure, a struggle that escalates as the Government prepares to spend $43 billion on a new broadband network.
Listen to Paul Fletcher preview the recent broadband announcement, on Radio National Breakfast
Bills of Rights in Australia , written by the leading experts in the field, examines the arguments for and against greater protection of human rights. Original and timely, it examines the emerging evidence of the impact of these uniquely Australian bills of rights.