Heritage & History Publications

In our History and Heritage Publications section you will find diverse and fascinating books covering a range of historical topics.

Scorched Earth

Australia's secret plan for total war under Japanese invasion in World War II by Sue…

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We Never Had a Hotbed of Crime! - hardcover edition

By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Iremonger, 2000 Softcover edition also available - click…

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Government House Parramatta - 1788-2000

A History of the Governors, Their Home and its Domain Parramatta Park Conceived with a…

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Men at Work - Penal Ideology and Nation Building on the Great Western Road

The overarching question under investigation in this work is the extent to which the ideals of penal management as espoused by both British and Colonial authorities were implemented in the day to day administration and management of a convict work force. The focus of the examination is the construction of Major Thomas Mitchell’s line of road between Mt Victoria and Bathurst in the 1830s.

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Stones of Learning

Photographs by David Moore celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the University of Sydney in the…

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Railways Relics and Romance

As much a celebration of David Moor's superb photographs of the Eveleigh Railway workshops, Railways Relics and Romance is a tribute to the dedicated men who worked there and their splendid contribution to Australia's railways. An excellent addition to any train buffs library shelf, or for any person interested in the rich heritage of Australia's railways.

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Australia's Oldest House

Surgeon John Harris and Experiment Farm Cottage by Sue Rosen. Published by Halstead Press, 2009.…

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We Never Had a Hotbed of Crime! - softcover edition

By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Iremonger, 2000 Hardcover edition also available - click…

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Going The Extra Mile! A Pictorial History of the Sydney Home Nursing Service

by Mary Sparke. Published by the Sydney Home Nursing Service.   This work was commissioned…

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Losing Ground: An Environmental History of the Hawkesbury-Nepean Catchment

By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Irenonger, 1995 This work grew out of a…

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Bankstown: A Sense of Identity

    By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1996 Bankstown: A sense…

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