Since surfing began in Australia there has been an ongoing search for the perfect location, an endless search that began the tradition of “The Roadie”. Surfing Roadies is a collection of funny, ridiculous, but all-to-true stories of what can (and did!) happen when we hit the road in search of that perfect wave.
Quarantine Station, North Head, Manly, is home to more than 1600 inscriptions carved by those who have visited its grounds over its 200 year history.
Lavishly illustrated with fascinating full-colour photographs, Australian Bush Pubs brings together an eclectic collection outback watering holes, including such classics as QLDs famous Birdsville Hotel and NSWs characterful Tilpa Hotel.
These five walks epitomise the beauty, grandeur and variety of the Blue Mountains. The walks vary in length and level of fitness required, allowing everyone to find a walk that suits them best. This ideal companion has colour maps and detailed walking instructions, and will be a wonderful memento of your time in this very special place.
Before the development of modern medicine, infectious diseases posed a major public health threat. The only known means of protecting communities from outbreaks was to isolate sufferers and those with whom they had been in contact. For immigrants in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who had already endured the long voyage to ......
Intimate stories and striking images from over 20 professional photographers and the zoo keepers themselves create fascinating insights into 100 animals across 100 years at Taronga Zoo, their significance in the Zoo, and how the role of Taronga has changed with essential wildlife projects, vital breeding and conservation of endangered species.
Nostalgic trip to the days when the Greek Café was the gathering place for every town and suburb. Effy Alexakiss evocative photos are paired with marvellous images from family albums. The cafes and the people behind them, showing décor, milkshakes, sundaes and innovative sweets were combined in a unique and special Australian experience. The ......