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Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power
Catch and Kill: Th...
Joel Deane


A gripping, revelatory account of the secrets, lies, and truths of Victorian politics - written from the inside.


Pig City: 10th Anniversary Edition
Pig City: 10th Ann...
Andrew Stafford


A 10th anniversary edition of this cult classic with a new introduction


The Secret Maker of the World
The Secret Maker o...
Abbas El-Zein


A powerful collection of fiction that lingers long after the last word


Race and Politics in Fiji
Race and Politics ...
Robert Norton


Robert Norton’s Race and Politics in Fiji, first published in 1977, drew upon the author’s fieldwork in Fiji to develop the first serious and sustained study of politics in Fiji. An exercise in poli ...


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 ...


A Voice Of Reason: Reflections On Australia
A Voice Of Reason:...
Ian Lowe


Can civilisation survive the 21st century? Professor Ian Lowe, author, pre-eminent scientist and president of the Australian Conservation Foundation, thinks we have a chance – but we have to act now, ...


Made in Queensland: A New History (Paperback Edition)
Made in Queensland...
Ross Fitzgerald
Lyndon Megarrity
David Symons


Extensively researched and generously illustrated, Made in Queensland captures the defining moments of the state's history and the everyday life of its people. It examines Queensland's growth into a d ...


Acting On Conscience: How Can We Responsibly Mix Law, Religion And Politics?
Acting On Conscien...
Frank Brennan


Is there a place for personal beliefs in public life? Is a Catholic health minister in a fit position to legislate on women’s issues such as the right to an abortion pill? When the prime minister inv ...


Living Politics
Living Politics
Margaret Reynolds


From grass roots activism to national politics and international human rights advocacy, Margaret Reynolds’ life has been one of passionate commitment to social justice, which has seen her at the foref ...


Catalyst
Catalyst
Madonna King


In a world of big government and big business, individuals can still make a difference – especially when their fight sparks the media’s interest and the survival instincts of politicians. In this com ...





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