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The following publications are available for purchase. For more information or if you wish to purchase a copy of any of the following books then please see below for availability. An additional postage fee is payable.
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Barcaldine Local Authority by Isobel Hoch

History of Barcaldine Shire from 1893 to 1993.

$5.00 incl GST

This book is available from: Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre.

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Bush Battleground by Peter & Shelia Forrest

This book by Peter and Shelia Forrest, preeminent historians of the bush, tells the story of the 1891 Strike - what happened, why the strike was focused on Barcaldine and how it changed Australia.

Paperback $10.00 incl GST
Hardcover $15.00 incl GST


This book is available from: Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre and Barcaldine Administration Office.

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"Crossing the divide" A History of Alpha & Jericho by Janice Cooper

This is a fascinating account of the history of the Jericho Shire. With over 800 people named, 86 + Photographs, 55 + Archival Extracts, 24 Maps, Plans and Tables, along with detailed Appendices and index.

$30.00 incl GST


This book is available from: Alpha Administration Office, Aramac Administration Office, Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre, Barcaldine Administration Office, Jericho Post Office and Muttaburra Administration Office.

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From the Drummond to the 'Burra

People, Places, Pathways... images of the Barcaldine Regional Council area.

$40.00 incl GST


This book is available from: Alpha Administration Office, Aramac Administration OfficeBarcaldine Tourist Information Centre, Barcaldine Adminstration Office, Jericho Post Office and Muttaburra Administration office.

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Sensational Cattle Stealing Case by Albert H. Sutton

A historical novel, an Australian Bush yarn and like all yarns - where are the boundaries between thruth and fiction. The cattle were stolen , as we all know, but the actual duffers had all died when this book was written in 1909.

Paperback $20.00 incl GST

This book is available from: Aramac Administration Office, Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre.

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The Barcaldine Story 1846 - 2008 by Isobel Hoch

This book details the Barcaldine story from early European exploration, the early pastoral runs, the railway, the shearers strikes to amalgamation and lots more in between. A chronicle of western Queensland as well as of Barcaldine.

$5.00 incl GST

This book is available from: Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre and Barcaldine Administration Office.

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The Man Who was Starlight by Patrick McCarthy

The story of Henry Readford and the famous cattle theft he carried out by droving stolen cattle from Central Queensland to South Australia in 1870.

$20.00 incl GST

This book is available from: Aramac Administration Office and Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre.

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This El Dorado of Australia by Anne Smith

A centennial history of Aramac Shire.

Paperback $15.00 incl GST

This book is available from: Aramac Administration Office, Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre and Muttaburra Administration Office. 

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