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Bread on the Table by Lena Elliott . On Active Service
Louise Higham


Residents of Williams have served in almost every major conflict since Australia’s Federation. Some were killed in the great battles on the Western Front in the First World War. Others returned shell-shocked or as amputees. Some died in the Second World War as Japanese prisoners on the notorious Thai-Burma railway. One in Z Force was executed.

They have flown in choppers above the Vietnam jungle and over the deserts of Iraq and Afghanistan. A few have been decorated for outstanding bravery, and awards include two Distinguished Flying Crosses and three Military Crosses.

On Active Service is not just a record of military service, it is a social history of a rural community in Western Australia.

Format: Flexicover
ISBN: 978-1-925515-44-2


Bread on the Table by Lena Elliott . Bread on the Table
Lena Elliott



Set in Beaufort River, Kojonup, in the southwest region of Western Australia, this true story documents the culture, beliefs, traditions and values brought to Australia by her parents’ generation, and tracks her family’s journey from surviving to thriving in “the land of milk and honey”, with no shortage of ‘Bread on the Table’.

 

 

 

Format: Flexicover
ISBN: 978-1-925515-41-1


I don't know what to say but... 
by Antoinette Koutsomihalis . I don't know what to say but...
Antoinette Koutsomihalis

Grief and Loss

I may not know what to say during your time of grief but,
in giving you this book, it provides the words I wish to find
to express my deepest condolences and sympathies
on the loss of your loved one.

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-925442-29-8


Trench Art by Judy Waugh . Trench Art
Judy Waugh

The stories behind the talismans

The pieces of trench art were made amid conflict and turmoil, but all are beautiful - intuitive works of art about music, faith, love and honour. 57 pieces are from WWI. All are signed with name and service number. Most are small and tactile, often worn as a fob.

Many are made from coins and brass from the battlefield; some are carved in bone and wood. Most belonged to young soldiers who were killed in action or died of their wounds - at Gallipoli, France and Flanders, Palestine and Mesopotamia. Twelve belonged to Anzacs.

Format: Flexi-Case
ISBN: 978-1-925341-33-1


Michelides by 
The Tobacco Pioneers . Michelides
The Tobacco Pioneers

A Family History

This remarkable history celebrates the business skills, energy and determination of brothers, Peter and Michael Michelides, not only in their pioneering of the tobacco and cigarette manufacturing industry in Western Australia in the face of overwhelming odds, but also their leading roles in the development and growth of a vibrant Greek community in Perth.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-68-6


Model Chocolate by Abigail O'Neill . Model Chocolate
A recipe Book

Abigail O'Neill
All the healthy and delicious chocolate you can eat, and more! 84 superfood chocolate recipes in the chapters: Breakfasts and Snacks, Raw Chocolate Love, Fashionable Desserts, Cacao Elixirs and Miscellaneous Recipes. Featuring inspirational fashion/beauty imagery throughout, Model Chocolate is as visually enriching, as it is enticing to the appetite. Mostly raw and prepared in minutes, there are gluten free, sugar free, dairy free or nut free recipes to suit everyone, and enliven any occasion.

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-922204-36-3


Two Trees: 
Australian Artists' Books to Afghanistan and back . Two Trees
Australian Artists' Books to Afghanistan and back

Edited by Gali Weiss, Barbara Kameniar and Matthias Tomczak
Two Trees is a book of women’s artists’ books, made up of Australian images and Afghan stories. It is a book of women’s strength and creativity, of women’s capacity to reach out to one another across time and space, across culture and difference, across distance and separation, and to find a space in which to touch one another in unanticipated ways.

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781922204172


Plantagenet:  
A History of the Shire of Plantagenet, Western Australia . Plantagenet
A History of the Shire of Plantagenet

Rhoda Glover

Plantagenet County was explored in 1829 by Surgeon T. B. Wilson R.N., then later by Governor James Stirling and charted by Surveyor Septimus Roe. The resulting map showed forests and valleys of good land, lakes, swamps, lagoons and rivers. Between the Kent River and the Hay River was ‘Rich and beautiful country’. Aboriginals knew it well and had thrived on its bounty for countless generations. But the second comers, the differently cultured white immigrants forced out of their own land by poverty and a yearning for a better life, had much to learn — even for survival. The way they learned is the theme of this history; its scope a century and a half of endeavour and achievement.

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 0 85564 175 4


Jinkers & Whims : A pictorial history of timber-getting by Jack Bradshaw . Jinkers & Whims
A pictorial history of timber-getting

By Jack Bradshaw
This fascinating coffee-table hardcover book traces the development of the methods and machines used to harvest the forests of Western Australia over the last 150 years, from first settlement to the present day, from horse and steam power to modern mechanical harvesters. It describes the bush workings and logging operations that underpinned WA’s sawmilling industry — once the third largest industry in the state behind wheat and wool. It is also a tribute to the skill and innovation of the bushmen and engineers who brought about the changes and who designed and built those weird and wonderful machines that were unique to the industry and to this part of the world.

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781922022806


I, Cott Dog  by David Hocking . I, Cott Dog
David Hocking

In this unique photographic series, David Hocking provides us with a snapshot of life in Cottesloe, Western Australia, as told almost exclusively through the eyes of its dogs (and their owners).

"...It's funny and quite fascinating." - SCOOP Magazine

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9780-980700916
RRP: $45.00


Views Beyond the Furthest Fence - 100 Years of Outback Mission . Views Beyond the Furthest Fence
100 Years of Outback Mission

This book is a tribute to the vision and work of John Flynn, and to the many others who have endeavoured to serve the Lord Jesus Christ and His Church in the Outback. To celebrate the Centenary Year of the founding of the AIM, Stuart Bonnington's review of the outback ministry, along with Stephen Dyer's photographic record of this ministry, are brought together..

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-922022-26-4


Heal Africa  Love in Action . Love in Action #1
Heal Africa

In the Democratic Republic of Congo over the last twenty years, six million men, women and children have died as a result of civil wars, ongoing violent
conflict and the poverty, disease and injuries that followed. But amidst this tragic loss of life, hope still lives. Love in Action: HEAL Africa tells the remarkable story of a thriving development partnership.

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9781921787539
RRP: $45.00


Love in Action: Taking Action Against Poverty . Love in Action #2
Taking Action Against Poverty

Love in Action is a story of hope: how one neighbourhood, Manly, in Sydney, Australia - formed a relationship with the people of Manado, Indonesia, to take action against poverty. From its small beginnings this grassroots movement has captured the imagination of Manly's wider community.

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9781921787539
RRP: $45.00


Noosa Inspirations by  Adam Gormley . Noosa Inspirations
Adam Gormley

A Celebration of Nature and Colour

Explore the natural beauty of the Northern Sunshine Coast

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9780980787324
RRP: $30.00


Off The Leash #1 :  Dogs of Melbourne . Off The Leash #1
Dogs of Melbourne

A local photographic project celebrating the diversity of life & activity with Melbourne dogs and their owners.

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9780980833904
RRP: $165.00


Off The Leash #2 :  Dogs of Melbourne . Off The Leash #2
Dogs of Melbourne

A local photographic project celebrating the diversity of life & activity with Melbourne dogs and their owners.

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9780980833911
RRP: $165.00


Wrestlers  -  The Turkish Oil Men . Wrestlers
The Turkish Oil Men

Australian photojournalist Tom Wyness (pictured below with legendary Turkish oil wrestler Ahmet Tasci) visited Turkey for the first time in 2009. After learning about the famous Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival, he visited this and other wrestling tournaments over the next twelve months, to photograph this ancient Turkish sport. This book tells the story of Turkish oil wrestling through his eyes..

Format: Coffee-table Hardcover
ISBN: 9781921787362
RRP: $39.95


 

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