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CONGRATULATIONS TO HILDA REID ON BEING AWARDED AN ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDAL IN THE 2017 AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS LIST

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*Vale Blair Meldrum. Blair commenced with QNS as a volunteer narrator in February 1998 and was awarded Life Membership in 2008.

*VIP Book Club. The next book club event will be held on Monday 23 October.

*News & Interesting. Reader Feedback & Library For All.

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Here are some of the latest books added to the catalogue:
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For millennia, humankind has searched for an intellectual Holy Grail – a unifying theory to explain the origins of the universe and our place in it.

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In this brilliant debut novel, Alexis Wright evokes city and outback, deppening our understanding of human ambition and failure, and making the timeless heart and soul of this country pulsate on the page. Black and white cultures collide in a thousand ways as Aboriginal spirituality clashes with the complex brutality of colonisation at St Dominic’s Mission.

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In this book Gerry Walsh continues to revisit and explore the largely neglected but important aspects of life in the Australian bush – the deeds of colourful pioneers, bizarre incidents and little known or forgotten facts about rural life that he wrote about in The Bush and the Never Never, published in 2004.

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Butcher’s Hill or Lakeland is about halfway between Cooktown and Laura in the centre of the Cape York Peninsula. This history is a celebration of the explorers, settlers, battlers and dreamers who struggled against adversity to develop this region. It is an inspiring saga that will make Queenslanders proud of their heritage of more than 150 years. Historian Lennie Wallace has a gift for telling human, all too human stories. 

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