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The Great Australian Housing Rip Off
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Once upon a time Australia was a housing paradise, awash with cheap, affordable homes. Over the past generation things have changed and now Australia has the most overpriced housing market, has the least affordable housing on the planet and there is a time bomb ticking away that is set to explode on the Australian economy. Whose fault is it? Is there a solution? For the price of a coffee, read on.
Illusion
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Price: Free! Words: 202,780. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Scottish-born Elizabeth Wallace returns to Australia to become managing director of a major new government organization she could not have imagined the difficulties she will face. She has left a long-term lover in Scotland as well as a successful corporate career. With unfinished personal troubles haunting her and increased media scrutiny she wonders whether she has made the right decision.
Soaring With Cockatoos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Social Politics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.
Clive For PM
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
He was a simple bloke, the billionaire who decided to run for parliament. But once there he wasn't happy with what he saw, and he decided to take advantage of the chaos that was erupting in Australian politics. When a double dissolution election was held Clive whipped into action and presented the most amazing vision in political history. Join Clive as he takes Australia to a new future.
French Blood in Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
This beautiful short story was written by Kieran Harman in 2012.
Confessions of a Babyboomer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A snapshot of the boyhood of an Australian babyboomer highlighting the differences between his generation and that of his parents and that of his children.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.