The book has been updated with references to Metal Detecting and the Laws of Do's and Don'ts of prospecting. It also contains many photos both old and new. Not only is it a modern representation of prospecting but also a history of the ways that will... read more
Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. In its pages, respected Elder and author Professor Marcia Langton offers fascinating insights into Indigenou... read more
The Victorian Railways narrow gauge lines portrayed the very essence of the Australian pioneering spirit, with their ingeniously constructed routes traversing picturesque, forested and rugged country. Built in the era of the horse and cart, when ... read more
A comprehensive, entertaining and visually stunning history of the circus in Australia.
'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond the horizon. A dense cloud of migrating birds may have pointed the way. But the first Australians were voyaging into the unk... read more
|Author:||David L. Mearns|
She was the glory ship of the then fledgling Australian Navy: a modern, handsome cruiser which carried a wartime complement of 645 men. But then, on 19 November 1941, HMAS Sydney encountered the German raider Kormoran i... read more
This collection of adventurer maps features 21 detailed maps and covers the Walhalla-Jamieson gold belt. Shows all 4wd tracks, mines, old township and hotel sites, graves and historical features.