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Pastoral Australia

RRP $34.99

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Pastoral Australia tells the story of the expansion of Australia's pastoral industry, how it drove European settlement and involved Aboriginal people in the new settler society. The rural life that once saw Australia "ride on the sheep's back" is no longer what defines Australians, yet it is largely their history as a pastoral nation that has endured in heritage places and which is embedded in their self-image as Australians.

The challenges of sustaining a pastoral industry in Australia make a compelling story of their own. Developing livestock breeds able to prosper in the Australian environment was an ongoing challenge, as was getting wool and meat to market.

Many stock routes, wool stores, abattoirs, wharf facilities, railways, roads, and river and ocean transport systems that were developed to link the pastoral interior with the urban and market infrastructure still survive. Windmills, fences, homesteads, shearing sheds, bores, stock yards, traveling stock routes, bush roads and railheads all changed the look of the country. These features of the landscape are symbols of a pastoral Australia, and of the foundations of a national identity, which will endure long into the future.

Key features
Outlines the history of pastoralism from 1788 to 1967 in an accessible way
Links the history to the many and varied surviving sites and landscape features created by it, which are now part of the heritage
Tells the story of involvement of Aboriginal people in pastoralism, particularly in northern Australia
Puts pastoralism into the context of Australia's development as a nation


Staying Safe In The Australian Bush

RRP $19.99

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This comprehensive safety guide is for everyone who likes to get out of the urban area and enjoy the Australian bush. Staying Safe In the Australian Bush provides a wide range of safety information as well as practical insights, tips and ideas on what to do when safety is under threat.

Andrew Monroe has travelled extensively all over Australia, he shares his vast knowledge and experience he has gathered over many years of remote area travel.


Australia

RRP $16.95

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Geoff Ross is an acclaimed Australian landscape photographer. From his base in Australia, he travels around the world seeking to capture through his own eyes inspiring photographs of the world's spectacular landscapes. His New Zealand landscape books have become best sellers in their respective categories.

'Australia - A Land of Diversity' is a compact photographic coffee table book which contains 96 pages of colour images showing many notable landscapes of Australia.

The range of images is far reaching across Australia, and the book shows many of the highlights of this often harsh, but unique country. From the tropical beaches, cool high country, stunning waterfalls, fern and palm covered rainforests, to the outback deserts and gorges, Australia has something for everyone. It is a country that one can get totally immersed in, and very few people would not be impressed by its vastness, where you can easily find solitude amongst the nature of your choosing.

This is a book that will appeal to anyone who loves unspoilt natural landscapes.


A Gringocua Travels Puerto Rico Guayanilla

RRP $12.99

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The gringocua and his wife, the boricua are on the road again. This time to Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Learn the history, find sites to visit and see some pictures. The Gringocua Travels set will show all 78 pueblos of Puerto Rico. Collect them all and come visit Puerto Rico.


Celebrating Australia

RRP $16.99

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A beautiful collection of poems about celebrations.

Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Boxing Day and birthdays. Weddings, Chinese New Year, the first day of spring and Ramadan. So many special occasions! So much to celebrate. In this vibrant new poetry collection, Lorraine Marwood explores the many ways we celebrate in Australia!

About the Author

Lorraine Marwood was born and raised in rural Victoria and has lived for most of her married life on a dairy farm with her husband and their six children. Lorraine is an award-winning poet who has been widely published in literary magazines across Australia, as well as magazines in the UK, USA, New Zealand and Canada. She has also published several children's novels and collections of poetry.

Her titles with Walker Books Australia include A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems, Ratwhiskers and Me, published in 2008 and Star Jumps which was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, Lower Primary Category; received a Notable mention in the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010; and won the Prime Minister's Literary Awards, Children's Fiction, 2010.



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