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Australians at work : commentaries and sources / edited by Charles Fox & Marilyn Lake.
Melbourne's great outdoors : parks, waterways and trails : where to go & what to do / edited by John Stevens.
Lost world of the Kimberley : extraordinary glimpses of Australia's ice age ancestors / Ian Wilson.
Political animal : the making of Tony Abbott / David Marr. [Variant title:Making of Tony Abbott] [Variant title:QE 47 2012]
The Slade and Pollard families in Creswick / Heather Lay
Searching for skeletons, convicts and kings : the forty year history of the Mildura and District Genealogical Society Inc 1978-2018 / Mildura and District Genealogical Society
A nation for a continent : a history of Australia 1901-1975 / Russel Ward.
The lion roars : the musical life of Willie 'The Lion' McIntyre / Phil Sandford ; [foreword by] Dick Hughes (1931-2018) (Jazz pianist, journalist, broadcaster).
The colonial earth / Tim Bonyhady.
They came in the "Brilliant' : a history of the McLaurin, McMeekin and Paton families / J.O. Randell.
Cuoc do voi bong dang xua : Life with past images : personal accounts by eight Vietnamese settlers in Australia / edited by Nguyen Xuan Thu
First in their field : women and Australian anthropology / edited by Julie Marcus.
Fiery Creek : connecting the catchment.
The lion of Beechworth / by D. A. Craig.
Morwell, Victoria, Australia.
Loreto by the lake : Mary's Mount, 1875-1975 / by Margaret Barry ; sketches by Bett Gilliland.
The Colonial cook book : for the many as well as for the upper ten thousand, by an Australian aristologist / edited by Alison Burt.
Holden treasures : from the 1946 prototypes to the 1966 HR / Don Loffler.
The Peterson story / Geoffrey Robert Peterson.
Contribution and conflict : a history of Wonthaggi and the First World War / by Sebastian J. "Sam" Gatto.
Top 10 Popular Titles
Cinema and Theatre Historical Society (CATHS): Cinema record
Inside history magazine 2010-
Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) : Ancestor 2008-
BBC history magazine
Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian division): Newsrail 2017-
Australian Railway Historical Society: Australian railway history 2016 -
Art Deco and Modernism Society: Spirit of progress 2013-
Maryborough, Victoria : goldfields history.
A journey to Cooper's Creek / Hermann Beckler ; translated by Stephen Jeffries and Michael Kertesz ; edited and with an introduction by Stephen Jeffries.
A letter from Australia / Ludwig Becker ; translated from the German by Thomas A. Darragh ; with an introduction and notes by Thomas A. Darragh and Manfred Koehler.
Growing up Muslim in Australia : coming of age / edited by Amra Pajalic and Demet Divaroren.
Benambra and Neighbourhood House Inc. : hotels of the high country 2019 / Benambra and Neighbourhood House Inc.
Nutter Buzacott : artist : observations of life and landscape / Lee Dunn.
All the tears in China / Sulari Gentill.
Hell has harbour views / Richard Beasley.