India’s 71-Year Test presents the story of the Indian Men’s Cricket Team in what is considered one of its greatest recurring challenges – taking on Australia in Test cricket, Down Under.
A comprehensive overview of the history of greyhound racing in NSW, beginning with the origins of the sport in coursing and tin-hare racing through to the current controversies threatening its existence. This is essential reading for anyone with an interest in “the sport of the people”.
Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated book tells the story of intrepid French explorers who charted and named many regions, laid claim to the West Coast and, but for upheavals back in Europe, could have established a French colony in Australia.
Justin Langer, the popular coach of Australian Men’s Cricket Team, inspires young cricketers in this revival of the childrens sporting handbook – a condensed modern reboot of the Don Bradman classic, The Art of Cricket (1958).
The output of the two largest photographic studios in Australia in the late 19th century were bought & placed in storage. It became known as the Tyrell Collection. Largely unseen ever-since it is now stored at the Powerhouse museum and has been made available to Australian Geographic. This unique collection...
From January 1919 two waves of Spanish Flu swept across Australia. This book tells the story of the 15,000+ Australians who died, the many more who were incapacitated, and medical and health specialists who, by literally putting their lives on the line, saved countless more and gave Australia a template for what was to come a century later in 2020
This thoroughly researched book describes the rich history of the Manning Valley, a hidden gem tucked away on the eastern coast of Australia. In doing so it paints a vivid picture of Australia before and after settlement, telling stories of the characters who left barren homelands to start a new life on the other side of the world. Also ......