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Speech Matters: Getting Free Speech Right
Speech Matters: Ge...
Katharine Gelber


Why are Australians getting free speech Wrong? Australia is the land of the 'Fair Go'. But does this extend to giving everyone the right to speak freely about politics? While most Australains take th ...


Nine Lives: Postwar Women Writers Making Their Mark
Nine Lives: Postwa...
Susan Sheridan


In the decades after World War II, the literary scene in Australia flourished: local writers garnered international renown and local publishers sought and produced more Australian books. The tradition ...


Local Hollywood: Global Film Production And The Gold Coast
Local Hollywood: G...
Tom O-Regan
Susan Ward
Ben Martin Goldsm...


The story of Australia’s own Hollywood. Hollywood films and television programs are watched by a global audience. While many of these productions are still made in southern California, the last twent ...


Knowledge Matters
Knowledge Matters
Richard E. Lee


Knowledge Matters is a crucial step towards solving the structural crisis in how we understand our world. With the rise of capitalism came structures of knowledge that divided ‘facts’ (sciences) from ...


A Climate For Growth: Planning South-East Queensland
A Climate For Grow...
Brendan Gleeson
Wendy Steele


South-East Queensland is Australia’s fastest growing urban area, with the population expected to double in the next 20 years. Growth has caused water and housing shortages and traffic congestion, lead ...


The Economics Of Identity And Creativity: A Cultural Science Approach (Creative Economy + Innovation  Culture Series)
The Economics Of I...
Carsten Herrmann-...


The UQP Creative Economy + Innovation Culture series edited by Stuart Cunningham and John Hartley showcases fresh research approaches to global creative thinking, enterprise and innovation. The series ...


When Blood And Bones Cry Out: Journeys Through The Soundscape Of Healing And Reconciliation
When Blood And Bon...
John Paul Lederac...
Angela Jill Leder...


How do people heal and reconcile after violent experiences that defy words? American academic John Paul Lederach, a peacebuilding pioneer, has teamed up with his daughter, Angela Jill Lederach, to add ...


Reporting Conflict: New Directions In Peace Journalism
Reporting Conflict...
Jake Lynch
Johan Galtung


Journalists control our access to news. By pitching stories from particular angles, media set the agenda for public debate. In Reporting Conflict, Jake Lynch and Johan Galtung challenge reporters to t ...


Mcpherson Lecture Series Volume 4: Equity And Property
Mcpherson Lecture ...
Sarah Worthington


The fourth volume in an annual series inaugurated by the University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law. These lectures capture the important contributions equity has made to the law of personal p ...


Rainforest Narratives: The Works Of Janette Turner Hospital
Rainforest Narrati...
David Callahan


In this groundbreaking work of literary criticism, David Callahan signposts and analyses the major themes scattered throughout Janette Turner Hospital’s writing. Rainforest Narratives is the perfect c ...



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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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