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Aboriginal women’s life writing

by Susan Murray - Published on: 21 January 2016
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Published on: 21 January 2016

Reading Aboriginal Women’s Life Stories is an important discussion of books that have shaped our understanding of contemporary Indigenous Australian literature. Anne Brewster provides an in-depth textual analysis of three key titles and situates them in relation to concepts of history, race, gender, family, storytelling and Aboriginality in modern Australia.

Identifying animal bones

by Susan Murray - Published on: 17 December 2015
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Published on: 17 December 2015


Animal bones in Australian archaeology: A field guide to common native and introduced species is the first book in our new Tom Austen Brown Studies in Australasian Archaeology series. Melanie Fillios and Natalie Blake walk the reader step-by-step through the bone identification process. The print edition can be purchased as a paperback, or wiro bind for easy use in the field.

The book is also available Open Access.

Christmas delivery schedule

by Susan Murray - Published on: 23 November 2015
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Published on: 23 November 2015

To ensure that your books are delivered before Christmas, please complete your orders by Tuesday 15 December.

The University closes for the Christmas break at 5pm on Thursday 17 December and reopens on Monday 4 January 2016. Any books ordered during the Christmas closure will be dispatched in the week beginning 4 January. We wish all our customers and authors a happy Christmas.
Agata, Denise, Hannah, Phil and Susan

Caring for the health of older Australians

by Susan Murray - Published on: 4 November 2015
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Published on: 4 November 2015


An analysis of changing patterns in healthcare use over the last 15 years showed that service use by older people grew far more than their 18 per cent growth as a proportion of the population.

The federal government wants to make sure ‘Medicare is sustainable,’ says Associate Professor Helena Britt, lead investigator of the two reports.

Two reports published today General practice activity in Australia 2014-15 and A decade of Australian general practice 2005-06 to 2014-15, provide data on the activities of our GPs and the care of their patients.

See more on the University News site

Wrapping up International OA week

by Susan Murray - Published on: 27 October 2015
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Published on: 27 October 2015

Last week we set ourselves a target to publish one blog post each day about Open Access. We used the opportunity to think about our OA books which have had the most impact and the most downloads. We also looked at the impact on business models, research collaboration, and the opportunities for the future. See them all at our Sydney Publishing blog.

The Government and Copyright – let’s share!

by Susan Murray - Published on: 9 September 2015
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Published on: 9 September 2015

John Gilchrist from the Australian Catholic University takes a comprehensive look at the interplay between law, policy and practice in copyright law by investigating the rights of the government as the copyright owner, the preserver of copyright material and the user of other’s copyright material, in The Government and Copyright.

Tennis courts at the Quad

by Susan Murray - Published on: 13 July 2015
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Published on: 13 July 2015

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Sherington has been widely reported in the media this week, talking about the original tennis courts in the University Quadrangle. These, and other stories, are told in Sydney University Sport 1852-2007: more than a club.

Congratulations to Prof. Robert Dixon!

by Agata Mrva-Montoya - Published on: 9 July 2015
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Published on: 9 July 2015

Congratulations to Robert Dixon for becoming the joint winner of the 2015 Walter McRae Russell Award last night for his book Alex Miller: The Ruin of Time. According to the comments of the judging panel:

Robert Dixon’s Alex Miller: The Ruin of Time (SUP) is an erudite and accomplished work on one of Australia’s major contemporary writers, showcasing deep engagement with the texts and their genesis, and powered by a highly contextualised biographical approach that places these works within their cultural moments in richly revealing ways …

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