Other books show you where to camp: over half of Australia Free’s content is about making the best use of your time when you are there, for free! Here, with photographs, are camp spots and rest areas, swimming spots, waterfalls and beaches, museums and galleries, walks and lookouts, parks and gardens, opportunities for seeing wildlife and more.
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!
Engagingly illustrated, this is full of hundreds of outdoor and camping activities you can enjoy as a family when camping, visiting a park…or even just in your backyard! Everything you need to know including what to pack, equipment, campfire recipes, games and outdoor skills. Everything from geocaching, science experiments to filming a documentary.
Behind Dark Eyes tells the complete, authorised story of Jon English, the pop star and actor with 70s/80s hits such as Hollywood Seven, Six Ribbons and Hot Town, and the star of shows such as Pirates of Penzance and Jesus Christ Superstar. The book tells of these massive highs, but also of his later struggles and his tragic, untimely death in 2016.
One of the most comprehensive books on the region, this large format hardback not only contains many stunning photographs but also imparts a great breadth of information. Each of the Western Deserts are discussed: fauna and flora, geographic features, Indigenous communities, early European explorers and some of the many tracks that traverse them.
The toolkit you need to nurture yourself and the environment that nurtures you. Unless we look after ourselves, each other and the natural world in a balanced and harmonious manner we will continue to go from crisis to crisis. The tips in this book will help you to reduce your environmental footprint and enjoy a healthier and more satisfying life.
This is the story of two Scots, Lachlan Macquarie, governor of the British colony of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821, and of his wife, Elizabeth Macquarie, both of whom pioneered a policy of rehabilitation and renewal as part of their treatment of the convicts.
Nature’s Way, one of the most glorious drives in Australia, incorporates Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield parks. These beautiful photographs showcase the journey in all its guises, from parched dry season to stormy early wet season to exuberantly green late wet season, as well as wonderfully shot images of many of the diverse animals and plants.
From January 1919 two waves of Spanish Flu swept across Australia. This book tells the story of the 15,000+ Australians who died, the many more who were incapacitated, and medical and health specialists who, by literally putting their lives on the line, saved countless more and gave Australia a template for what was to come a century later in 2020