History

NEED, Allan

NEED, Allan

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.

WOOLRICH, Malcolm

WOOLRICH, Malcolm

Shedding Light explores the rich history of St. Columb’s Anglican Church, Hawthorn, using its beautiful stained-glass windows as a point of reference. With more than 150 illustrations, it celebrates the artistry of some of Melbourne’s most gifted stained-glass creators, and remembers the lives of the parishioners to whom those windows are dedicated.

BARNES, Robert

BARNES, Robert

A century ago a large number of people left Australia with the idea of the founding a New Australia – a communistic paradise – in the middle of Paraguay, in South America (states The Diggers’ Gazette). The attempt was a disastrous failure, but it is interesting to learn that the half-dozen families still left of the original settlers at Colonia Cosme sent 14 volunteers to the war practically – every fit man.