Publisher indicts the state of our culture [4 April 1936]

[Editor: This review of The Foundations of Culture in Australia (by P. R. Stephensen) was published in The Daily Telegraph, 4 April 1936.] Publisher indicts the state of our culture Mr. P. R. Stephensen, whose courageous flights into book-publishing in Australia have earned him a place in national esteem as well as in the hearts […]

Agnes Louise Kettlewell: Well known writer passes [25 August 1936]

[Editor: This article about the death of Agnes Louise Kettlewell (nee Storrie) was published in The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld.), 25 August 1936. It should be noted that although the article gave her middle name as “Louise”, it was actually “Louisa”.] Agnes Louise Kettlewell Well known writer passes By “Vandorian” The death of Mrs. Agnes Kettlewell, […]

Index [A Short History of Australia, by Ernest Scott]

[Editor: This is the index from A Short History of Australia (6th edition, 1936) by Ernest Scott (1867-1939).] Index A’Beckett, Chief Justice, 219 Aboriginals, 28, 31, 92, 185; Bass and Flinders among, 80; Pamphlet among the, 123; Lockyer and the, 123; West Australia, 136; South Australia, 153; and Batman, 155, 160; of Van Dieman’s Land, […]

Bibliographical notes [A Short History of Australia, by Ernest Scott]

[Editor: This is a chapter from A Short History of Australia (6th edition, 1936) by Ernest Scott (1867-1939).] Bibliographical notes A sufficient bibliography of Australian history would absorb more space than it would be judicious to allot to it in a work having the scope and aim of this volume; nor is it proposed even […]

Epilogue [A Short History of Australia, by Ernest Scott]

[Editor: This is a chapter from A Short History of Australia (6th edition, 1936) by Ernest Scott (1867-1939).] Epilogue Australian government from the beginning of settlement to the present time has passed through all the phases from tyranny to freedom. The five early governors — Phillip, Hunter, King, Bligh, and Macquarie (1788-1820) — were little […]