Here is the definitive story of the most divisive episode in Australia's history—the dismissal of Gough Whitlam's Labor government.

In her award-winning biogr... read more

The Dismissal Dossier: The Palace Connection: Everything You Were Never Meant to Know about November 1975

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 Economics, Politics & Current Affairs

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If you're like most of us, you spend your whole damn life working for everyone else: the bank, your spouse, or your kids - it's rare that you carve out some time to stop and focus on the vitally important questions. You know, the one's that are critical... read more

The Barefoot Investor

'Australian history is ... so curious and strange, that it ... does not read like history, but like the most beautiful lies ... It is full of surprises, and adventures, a... read more

Great Australian Scams, Cons and Rorts: A Book of Dodgy Schemes and Crazy Dreams from the Bush to the City

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Thank You for Being Late

What a Time to be Alive: That and other lies in the 2016 campaign is the ugly and un-sanitised diary behind the curtain of the double dissolution election campaign. A poll fought between two wildly ambitious men who want t... read more

What a Time to be Alive: That and Other Lies in the 2016 Campaign

Tony Abbott may have been a Rhodes Scholar, but some commentators are convinced that he offered nothing more than three-word slogans. Abbott's Right challenges this perception, and presents Abbott as someone who rejoices in the political battle of ideas. It lo... read more

Nophoto

The End of Money is an essential introduction to cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution. On this journey you'll discover how this staggering new technology has the potential to enabl... read more

The End of Money: The Story of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain Revolution

A satirical state of the union delivered by the most marginalised voice in Australian media: an angry, white male. Too Right is a treatise delivered by Australia's most controversial far-right columnistunafraid of who is... read more

Too Right: Politically Incorrect Opinions Too Dangerous

A razor-sharp examination of the 'sharing economy'.Uber. Airbnb. Taskrabbit. Lyft. In recent years, companies like these have flooded the global market, supposedly the vanguard of a rethinking of capitalism. They've styled the... read more

What's Yours Is Mine: Against the Sharing Economy

Anthony Albanese has been at the heart of Labor politics in Australia for a decade. For the previous decade he persistently worked to ensure that the Labor left was a vital part of all ALP activities. This is his story. The turbulent years of fed... read more

Nophoto

The Whitlam government propelled Australia out of the presumptions and certainties of twenty-three years of conservative government and changed it irrevocably. It passed a record number of bills into law an... read more

Making Modern Australia: The Whitlam Government's 21st Century Agenda

In a time of heightened hostility towards experts, academics and scientists, the 2017 collection of the best Conversation articles and essays is a must-read. Articles range from a FactCheck of the claim t... read more

The Conversation Yearbook 2017: 50 articles that informed public debate