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Australia's Spies and their Secrets tells the inside story of the rise and fall of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) - Australia's premier spy body. Based on thousands of documents never before revealed and interviews with former ASIO officers and many of those spied upon, this fascinating book exposes the secret elements of Australia's post-war politics and history.
Out of Luck uncovers the history of the many who have always had to struggle hard to survive in this 'lucky' country and who have seldom shared in the rewards of a well endowed society. Stephen Garton draws on the findings of social history, welfare history and women's to present a lively account of an important feature of Australia's history - and present, and future.
Edited by A. G. L. Shaw
Victoria's 150th anniversary celebrations have put the spotlight on the state, and on its cultural and environmental development. In Victoria's Heritage, leading historians survey that development across a number of important areas including literature, painting, environmental control, drama and architecture.
In Our Time examines Australian loyalties to socialist agitators at the end of the nineteenth century and challenges the accepted versions of the social and political ferment which gave rise to the labour movement and its parliamentary expression, the Labor parties.