Lavishly illustrated in full-colour, this book is visual pub crawl through many historic outback watering holes, including such classics as QLD’s Birdsville Hotel and NWS’ characterful Tilpa Hotel. There’s a short history of each establishment along with unusual aspects, such as famous patrons, events and even ghosts!
Award-winning photographer Georgina Steytler presents some of her most phenomenal images of Australian birds.
Gregory Milners new title, The Skill of Flower Arranging, is a clear and comprehensive guide covering all aspects of floral design. Whether readers intend to make floristry their career, are already a professional florist, or simply love to arrange flowers within their home, this book will guide them to create a variety of stunning arrangments.
The outback, one of the harshest environments in the world, did not stop early settlers from attempting to make a living in the search for gold. Specialised fly-in, fly-out camps have now left once-booming settlements to disappear off the map forever. Erin Jordan’s photographs capture these unique places that have been abandoned and left behind.
The ruins of South Australia are barren, isolated time capsules. In this book you inhale these ghostly narratives upon the opening of each creaking door. A diverse, unique and often unexplored region of the ‘Great Land Down Under’, the visual stories presented here are mere footnotes of South Australia’s long and complex history.
In 1944 a battle in the art world was knocking World War II off front pages. Angry and disappointed contestant, Mary Edwards, launched a Supreme Court attack on famous innovator, William Dobell, and the judges who gave him the Archibald Prize—world’s richest portrait prize.
The original autobiography of a 20th century Australian superstar, updated with a new biographical chapter covering the time from its publication in 1985 to his death in 2008, and almost to the present day. It includes more than 200 photos and illustrations.
The bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back 50 million years to the break-up of Gondwana. This 120-page hardcover book features the entries received in 2020, covering wildlife, sea creatures, flora and landscapes.