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- Animal Farm by George Orwell
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- The First World War. 2014 — the centenary of the beginning of the Great war. This page details a number of ebooks about ANZAC and the conflict in general.
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- Dictionary of Australian Biography. Biographies of more than 1000 people prominent in the development of Australia; explorers, artists, politicians, scientists, etc. All died before the end of 1942. An online free ebook.
- The Dictionary of Australasian Biography (1892)
“From the Inauguration of Responsible Government Down to the Present Time (1855-1892)”
- Australian Discovery. The first authenticated landing on Australian soil occurred in 1606. In 2006 Australians celebrated the 400th anniversary of the event. This page covers the period from 1606-1770. Many free ebooks.
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- The First Fleet. Details of the First Fleet which arrived in Australia in 1788.
- Maps and Charts relating to the Discovery of Australia by Europeans
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- Timeline of Australian History. A list of of significant dates in Australian History.
- Australian Currency. Details of people who have appeared on Australian currency.
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