The story of a great man, sportsman and philanthropist: Alister John “Fizzle” Forsyth, 23rd January 1938 – 16 November 2019
On 11 January 1965, 15-year-old best friends, Marianne Schmidt and Christine Sharrock were overwhelmed and slaughtered in the sandhills behind Sydney’s Wanda Beach.
An African villager on the Zambian Plateau made the remark that inspired the title of this book. He was describing the impact of western medicine on a community where it was previously unknown.
ISBN 978-1-922722-10-2PAPERBACKNo Ordinary Life No Ordinary Life tells the story of a young couple’s experience of World War II and its influence on their lives. It’s a story of love and its resilience during extraordinarily difficult times, the time before, during...
A stunning collection of maps and rare photographs of Adelaide CBD between WWI and WWII. Between 1924 and 1926 the Fire Underwriters’ Association of South Australia produced a series of detailed maps of the main business district of Adelaide. In this book, each of these maps are divided into six sections, showing in detail the businesses and dwellings of each street, as well as providing some insight to the architecture and features of each property.
The plight of Charlie’s parents, a full-blood Chinaman and an 18-year-old English Jewess in the 1850’s, escaping their respective homelands and settling in Ararat, Victoria, is difficult to comprehend, but it’s true.
From Here They Marched tells the story of the camp and how men from all walks of civilian life were brought together and prepared for the discipline of military life and for war.
A young woman wanting to discover her family history, instead becomes entrenched in her German Great-Grandfather’s story, and the events of his life in the 1900’s era.
Frank takes up the fight which leads him to participate in Australia’s first ever Gold Escort Robbery and the disappearance of the ship the Madagascar, with the help of the infamous American Pirate Bully Hayes.
This is the untold and true story of a great Irish/Australian anti-hero.
The effect of the Good News concerning Jesus Christ has transformed the lives of our people from a life of hopelessness to that of hope and blessings.
This story concerns the first couple of years of the first fleets departure from England to the newly discovered land of new south wales twelve thousand miles across the partly chartered waters of the most dangerous oceans of the world and the initial first years of settling into this vast and mysterious new land.
The first book on this famous club since 1986, Flags, Spoons and Knives is a unique look at the West Adelaide Football Club, celebrating its rich history and its wonderful players.
In a celebration of the Australian Outback, Michael Chambers draws on his own experiences, and a hundred and fifty years of his wife’s family as graziers. He weaves the stories of the Ngiyampaa people, as recounted by his friend and their Elder, Roy Kennedy, into one epic tale, brimming with the sheer vastness and rugged beauty of the Outback.
South Australians are lucky. They have not only a temperate climate but a government, developed from the principles of the Enlightenment, which encourages innovation and social progress. The lead South Australians have given the world in agriculture, science and social advancement can, in part, be attributed to the women and men described in this volume.
Becoming Alfie is the first in the Alfie Norrington series. It follows the life of a man who positively influenced thousands of people. The world needs more individuals like Alfie Norrington, that give much more than they take.
In this companion volume to Charles Anstey & Eliza Cererher: Port Elliot pioneers, first cousins Peter Anstey and Joan Apps (nee Anstey) continue the story of the Anstey family in Australia, focusing on the lives and family of their grandparents Charles John Anstey and Fanny Louisa Smith.
In 2021 Old Canowie celebrates the 175th Anniversary of its foundation in 1846. This historic homestead, mid-way between Hallett and Jamestown in South Australia’s Mid North, is a remnant of the former Canowie station
and Canowie Pastoral Company.
ISBN 978-0-9873575-8-8 PAPERBACK Charles Anstey & Eliza Cererher Port Elliot PioneersA ship-wreck and an escape from the Great Famine of Ireland are the starting points for the story of Charles Anstey and Eliza Cererher in South Australia. Told against the...
ISBN 978-0-6483649-0-0PAPERBACKFortress FremantleThis book is dedicated to the memory of the 84 servicemen aboard the USS Bullhead who lost their lives in 1945. The Port of Fremantle played one of the most predominant roles of any Australian port or city during World...
The pages of this book paint a picture of our driving future. Written in the interest of public safety, Master Class in Advanced Driving Skills is a foundation for the most qualified and safest drivers.