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Canberra: Then and Now

Produced for the Centenary of Canberra in 2013, Canberra Then and Now juxtaposes images of early Canberra with commissioned photography of the same places today. This anniversary publication includes a history of the land before the city was


Curtin Turns 50

Brody, carolyn Forster, Peter, Acker, Margitta

illustrations 160

This entertaining, insightful and ?y-on-the-wall account of one man's life will leave you with no doubt that behind every great political leader sits an equally great political wordsmith and storyteller.


Geological Guide to Canberra Region and Namadgi National Park

Geological Society of Australia (ACT Division)

God's Architect

A distinguished Anglican cleric, Alberto Soares, was famous in his lifetime for designing churches and parsonages, mainly in the Canberra region. Most of his structures were designed and built during a period of twenty years from 1857 when he

Barrow, Graeme

Gundagai and the Lands of the Two Rivers

Luders, Peter

History of Canberra
22 b/w illus. 4 maps 296

Designed as an 'ideal city' and emblem of the nation, Canberra has long been a source of ambivalence for many Australians. In this charming and concise book, Nicholas Brown challenges these ideas and looks beyond the cl

Brown, Nicholas

Huts of the High Country Old Ed


Kick it long

In 1926 at a tradesmen's camp in the middle of nowhere, some keen footballers met in 'Big Jim' Welsh's tent to form their own club. They called it Eastlake. A couple of years later, other men, who were in Canberra to help build the first homes

Miller, Keith

Tales of Brindabella

Barlin, Brian

That's Where I Met My Wife

Harvie Clive Huggus

They Came to Build Canberra

Foskett, Alan