Non-Fiction

Widow of Walcha

All farmer Mathew Dunbar ever wanted was to find love and have a family of his own. That’s why, just months after meeting Natasha Darcy,

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Mothertongues

After sharing their artistic frustrations at the school gate, two women decide to take a risk- to co-write a book about early motherhood. Off-colour, offbeat,

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Reckoning

In Reckoning David recounts stories of the shocking systemic abuse at Fairbridge, and how he led the fight against the powerful people and organisations –

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The Jane Austen Remedy

As she approached the age of seventy, Ruth Wilson began to have recurring dreams about losing her voice. Unable to dismiss her feelings of unexplainable

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Who Needs the ABC?

Who Needs the ABC? charts how the best-trusted news organisation in Australia arrived at its current predicament- doing the most it ever has, with less

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The Space Between the Stars

After her younger sister died suddenly, broadcaster Indira Naidoo’s world was shattered. Turning to her urban landscape for solace, Indira found herself drawn to a

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Outback Teacher

The year is 1956. Sally Gare is twenty. She’s just out of teachers’ college, and has been sent to work at a two-teacher school more

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The Kelly Hunters

When Ned Kelly and his band of young tearaways ambushed and killed three brave policemen in a remote mountain camp in 1878, they sparked the

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The Living Planet

Nowhere on our planet is devoid of life. Plants and animals thrive or survive within every extreme of climate and habitat that it offers. Single

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Nabbing Ned Kelly

For over a century, the Ned Kelly legend has grown and grown. He’s become Australia’s Robin Hood, and leader of a colonial Irish resistance. How

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Muster Dogs

Life on the land is often boom or bust, forever at the mercy of Mother Nature. Aticia ‘Teesh’ Grey took on the manager’s role on

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The Novel Project

‘Writing is easy- all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.’ That’s one

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Diagnosis Normal

Emma Jane has lived a thousand colourful lives. She escaped a small town and a traumatic childhood by moving to Sydney, where she made an

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Waiting for Gonski

Why is education in Australia failing? Where did we go wrong, and how do we fix it? The Gonski Review seemed like a breakthrough. Commissioned

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Sheilas

It’s been said that ‘well-behaved women seldom make history’, but the handful of white boys who wrote our history books conveniently left most of them

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Diplomatic

In September 2015, Joe Hockey’s promising political career was brought to a dramatic end when Malcolm Turnbull successfully challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott for the

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Bush School

In 1960, newly minted teacher Peter O’Brien started work as the only teacher at a bush school in Weabonga, two days’ travel by train and

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Missing

In 1972 Mark May is eighteen. He is bright, beautiful and has a scholarship to study law. Ten years later he descends alone into remote

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Writing in the Sand

Sometimes a musical revolution can erupt from the most unlikely of places. Long before they were ARIA Hall of Fame inductees, Yothu Yindi were a

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