When Holden signalled that it would close its Adelaide factory, it struck at the very heart of Australian identity. Holden is our car made on our shores. It's the choice of patriotic rev heads and suburban drivers alike. How could a car that was s... read more

Death of Holden: The End of an Australian Dream
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Professor Cory is not just a scientist: she is a humanist, an environmentalist, and an unremitting optimist. Cory's Boyer Lecture series reflects her hope for a bright future. In The Promise of Science: A vision of hope, Professor Cory explores what Australian science has given the nation and the worl... read more

Boyer Lectures 2014: the Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope
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One of the central moral issues of our time is the question of asylum seekers, arguably the most controversial subject in Australia today. In this landmark anthology, twenty-seven of Australia's finest writers have focused their intelligence and creativity on the theme of the dispossessed, bringing a ... read more

A Country Too Far
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Ken Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education, and his talk, 'How Schools Kill Creativity', is the most viewed in the history of TED. In this empowering, ground breaking book, he sets out his vision for how we can transform our industrial model of education to better meet the... read more

Creative Schools: Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up
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Fred Smith has been described as 'Australia's secret weapon' in international diplomacy. As a career diplomat, he served in Afghanistan during the time Australian Defence Forces were engaged in our 'longest war' against Taliban insurgents.
It was Fred's second career as a... read more

The Dust of Uruzgan
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Awards:Winner of Green Carnation Prize 2013. Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Nonfiction 2013. Samuel Johnson Prize 2013.

"**WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2014**b>/b>A NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERSometimes your child - the most familiar person of all - is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree... read more

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
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In the tradition of the now-classic Future Shock by Alvin Toffler, world-renowned economist and political adviser Jacques Attali predicts how our world will look in the coming decades and a century from now.

A Brief History of the Future
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In Radical Hope, one of Australia's most original and provocative thinkers turns his attention to the question of education. Noel Pearson begins with two fundamental questions: How to ensure the survival of a people, their culture and way of life? And can education transform the lives of the disadvant... read more

Radical Hope : Education and Equality in Australia
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Since the 1980s, waves of neoliberal 'economic reform' have transformed Australia. Privatisation, deregulation, marketisation and the contracting out of government services: for three decades now, there has been widespread agreement... read more

Wrong Way: How Privatisation and Economic Reform Backfired
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A frightening but necessary assessment of the threat posed by nuclear weapons in the twenty-first century, edited by the world's leading antinuclear activist
 
With the world's attention focused on climate change and terrorism, we are in danger of... read more

Sleepwalking to Armageddon
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'Endlessly fascinating, brimming with insight, and more fun than a book about failure has any right to be.' - Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit A groundbreaking exploration of how complexity causes failure in business and... read more

Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do about It
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