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Mateship
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nick Dyrenfurth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-05 - Publisher: Scribe Publications

A ‘mate’ is a mate, right? Wrong, argues Nick Dyrenfurth in this provocative new look at one of Australia’s most talked-about beliefs. In the first book-length exploration of our secular creed, one of Australia’s leading young historians and public commentators turns mateship’s history upside down. Did you know that the
The Write Stuff Voice of Unity on Labor's Future
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Misha Zelinsky
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-14 - Publisher:

The Australian Labor Party has forgotten how to win national elections. Federal Labor finds itself with only one in three Australians prepared to give it their vote. It has arrived at a historic tipping point that if not fixed potentially spells the end for one of the world's oldest and
A Powerful Influence on Australian Affairs
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nick Dyrenfurth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-28 - Publisher:

In this new history of the Australian Workers' Union, prominent author Nick Dyrenfurth traces the fortunes of the nation's oldest continuously operating trade union from its origins in the shearing sheds of the late nineteenth century through to it present-day representation of modern Australia's diverse workforce. The 131-year-old AWU's coverage
Getting the Blues
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nick Dyrenfurth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-26 - Publisher:

Getting the Blues takes stock of what many are calling Labor's unlosable election and presents a blueprint for Labor's renewal. It begins by taking stock of the last turbulent decade of Australian politics, traces the nation's embrace of a Messiah complex and consider whether the nation has become ungovernable, before
Rental Nation
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nick Dyrenfurth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-24 - Publisher:

Australia is rapidly becoming a nation of renters. Home ownership is increasingly out of reach of working class and middle Australia, with intergenerational equity implications. Australians engaged in the private rental market are renting for longer with decreasing prospects of entering the property-owning market. In the context of increasing insecure