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The Brisbane Line

The “Brisbane line” was an alleged plan to abandon Northern Australia in the event of a Japanese invasion. The allegation was made during an election campaign in October 1942 when Edward Ward, the Minister for Labour and National Services accused the previous government of planning this strategy. The accusation was unsubstantiated by Ward and firmly denied by Menzies and all members of the previous government.

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Sir Samuel Griffith belonged to an age in which a person could fully explore their diverse interests and make a significant contribution to the community in not one but many fields.

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From the Gabba to the Ekka, from a day on the beach with Fred at Sufferer’s Paradise’ to a rainbow cake supper at Auntie Vera’s country police station, Hugh Lunn tells more hilarious, over-the- top stories about his now famous Annerley Junction family.

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Confessions of a Thirteenth Man

For years, John Harms dreamed he would play Test cricket. He dreamed of sweet off-drives, long-haul flights and days of champagne punting. Reality, however, intervened in the form of an observable absence of ability, a peerless resistance to hard work and a complete lack of style. So he became a Test tourist in his own way: on a shoestring budget, at the wheel of his dodgy Camira, he followed the Ashes series around Australia. To perform this difficult feat he needed to overcome the distraction of a dangerous and clever woman named Grace.

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Touch Me

For Xavier McLachlan, rugby is life, until he meets Nuala Magee. Has there ever been a girl like her? She’s feisty, she’s troubled, she’s dangerous.

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The House on River Terrace

Ben Fielding is the sixteen year old son of a conservative politician. He is a dreamer and an artist whose friendship with the wild spirited atreet kid, Jess, draws him inevitably into conflict with his father. [click to continue…]

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The Brisbane Line

The “Brisbane line” was an alleged plan to abandon Northern Australia in the event of a Japanese invasion. The allegation was made during an election campaign in October 1942 when Edward Ward, the Minister for Labour and National Services accused the previous government of planning this strategy. [click to continue…]

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The Lighthouse Keepers

A fascinating book about a way of life that no longer exists. [click to continue…]

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More Over the Top with Jim

From the Gabba to the Ekka, from a day on the beach with Fred at “Sufferer’s Paradise” to a rainbow cake supper at Auntie Vera’s country police station, Hugh Lunn tells more hilarious, over-the-top stories about his now famous Annerley Junction family. [click to continue…]

Ben Fielding is the sixteen year old son of a conservative politician. He is a dreamer and an artist whose friendship with the wild spirited atreet kid, Jess, draws him inevitably into conflict with his father.   [click to continue…]

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Griffith, The Law and The Australian Constitution

Sir Samuel Griffith belonged to an age in which a person could fully explore their diverse interests and make a significant contribution to the community in not one but many fields.

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