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1 1917 Australia Felix by Richardson 862 14:21:47
2 1888 History of Australian Exploration 1788 - 1888 by Favenc 763 12:43
3 1893 Book of Bush by Dunderdale 736 12:15:07
4 Gladstone Colony: An Unwritten Chapter of Australian History by HOGAN 570 9:29:38
5 1894 History of Australia & New Zealand 1606 - 1890 by Alexander 372 6:12
6 1862 Robert Ohara Burke & Australian Expedition of 1860 by Jackson 366 6:05:26
7 Australian Miscellany By VARIOUS 272 4:32:02
8 1888 Recollections on Melbourne & Victoria by Westgarth 142 2:21:39
9 1901 Brothers-In-Law: Tale Of Equatorial Islands: & Brass Gun Of Buccaneers by Becke 37 37Min

There are 9 Free Audio History Books about Australia. 6 of the books are from Librivox and 3 are from Kindle. The books contain a total of 4,120 pages and take 68 hours and 40 minutes to read, which is 2 Days 20 Hours and 40 Minutes.

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This Book Chapter Contents contains 7.85 pages and takes 7 minutes 8 seconds to read.

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The largest book is Australia Felix with 862 pages, and the the shortest is Brothers-In-Law by Beck with 37 pages.

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1 1917 Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson 215,500W 862 14:21:47 394M
5 Chapters
2 1888 History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888
by Favenc, Ernest
190,668W 763 12:43
1
1 1500s Rumours of existence of Southern Continent
2 JAVE & JAVE LA GRANDE
3 Authentic Discoveries & visits of early Navigators
4 Torres sails between New Guinea & Terra Australis
5 1606 Voyage of DUYFHEN, Dirk Hartog on West Coast, his inscribed plate
6 Restored by Vlaming
7 Afterwards by Hamelin
8 Nuyts on South Coast
9 Wreck of BATAVIA on Houtman's Abrolhos
10 Mutiny of Cornelis
11 Tasman's 2nd voyage
12 Dampier with Buccaneers
13 2nd Voyage in ROEBUCK
14 Last visit of Dutch
15 Captain Cookal
16 Flinders: his theory of Dividing Strait
17 Plans for exploring Interior
18 His captivity, Captain King
19 Concluding remarks
2 Continent of Australia
1 Its peculiar formation
2 coast range & highest peaks thereof
3 coastal rivers
4 inland rivers
5 Difference of vegetation on tableland & coast
6 Exception to rule
7 Valuable timber of coast districts
8 Animals common to whole continent
9 Some birds same
10 Distinct habits of others
11 Australian native & his unknown origin
12 Water supply
13 Upheaval
3 1893 Book of Bush
by George Dunderdale
184,000W 736 12:15:07 336M
1 Purging out old leven
2 1st Settlers
3 Wreck of Convict ship "Neva" on Kings Island
4 Discovery of river Hopkins
5 Whaling
6 1849 Out West
7 1853 Among Diggers
8 Bush Hermit
9 2 Shepherds
10 Valiant Police-Sergeant
11 White Slavers
12 Government Stroke
13 One 90 Mile
14 Gippsland Pioneers
15 isle of Blasted Hopes
16 Glengarry In Gippsland
17 Wanted, Cattle Market
18 2 Special Surveys
19 How government Came to Gippsland
20 Gippsland Under Law
21 Until golden Dawn
22 New Rush
23 Gippsland After 30 years
24 Government Officers in Bush
25 Seal Islands & Sealers
26 Happy convict
4 Gladstone Colony: An Unwritten Chapter of Australian History
by James Francis HOGAN 1855 - 1924
142,500W 570 9:29:38
1 Genesis of Gladstone Colony
2 Constitution of New Colony
3 Mr Gladstone Enunciates his Land Policy
4 Founding of Colony
5 Veto of Earl Grey
6 Vindication of Colonel Barney
7 Growth & Development of Gladstone
8 Experiences of a Pioneer Squatter
9 Great Gold Rush
10 Marvellous Wild-Goose Chase
11 Host of Disappointed Diggers
12 Correspondence of Sir Maurice O'Connell
13 Grevious Error of Mr Gladstone's
14 Major De Winton - Oldest living Gladstonian
15 Gladstone of To-Day
16 Mr Gladstone's True Principles of Colonisation
17 Mr Gladstone & Colonies
18 A Couple of Colonial Lectures
5 1894 History of Australia & New Zealand From 1606 to 1890
by Alexander, Sutherland, George
92,920W 372 6:12
1 Early Discoverers
2 1788 - 1890 Convict Settlement at Sydney
3 Discoveries of Bass & Flinders
4 1800 - 8 New South Wales,
5 1803 - 36 Tasmania
6 1808 - 37 New South Wales
7 1817 - 36 Discoveries in Interior
8 1800 - 40 Port Phillip
9 1836 - 41 South Australia
10 1838 - 50 New South Wales
11 1841 - 50 South Australia
12 Discovery of Gold
13 1851 - 5 Victoria
14 1851 - 60 New South Wales
15 1829 - 90 West Australia
16 1823 - 90 Queensland
17 1840 - 60 Explorations in Interior
18 1860 - 86 Discoveries in Interior
19 1837 - 90 Tasmania
20 1850 - 90 South Australia
21 1860 - 90 New South Wales
22 1855 - 90 Victoria
23 Times of Maoris
24 New Zealand Colonised
25 White Men & Maoris
26 1843 - 90 New Zealand
6 1862 Robert Ohara Burke & Australian Expedition of 1860
by Andrew Jackson
91,500W 366 6:05:26 167M
1 Mr Burkes Family
2 Formation of exploring party
3 exploration fund committe
4 appointment of Mr Burke
5 Departure of expedition
6 journey to nibindi on river darling
7 division of party
8 permanent depot in interior
9 Instructions to mr burk
10 journey to Tarowato
11 mr burkes 1st dispatch
12 instructions to mr wright
13 Journey t curcus creek
14 choice for depot site
15 burke leaves & returns
16 loss of 3 camels
17 dispatch to comitee at Melbourne
18 Writen records of expedition
19 surveyers report of country between tarowato & curkas creek
20 Wrights inacitivy & disregard of Mr Burks Conduct
21 Departure for Carpentaria
22 Diary of Explorers
23 Object of expedition accomplished
24 burgas & wills prepare to return to curpas creek
25 arrival at Curpas Creek
26 Dissapointment & Depression of Party on finding depot deserted
27 Exploreres determined to move towards mt Hopeless
28 2 Camels Killed
29 Kindness of Natives
30 Burnk & King make last effort to find blacks
31 his death
32 burks last journey & Death
33 Browns Journey towards Darling
34 they visit Purose Creek
35 Brah Arrives in Melbourne
36 Relief parties dispatched
37 kings wanderings amongst blacks
38 rescue of king
39 interment of remains of Burke & Wills
40 Report of Royal commision, Dispatch of government of Victoria
7 Australian Miscellany
By VARIOUS
68,000W 272 4:32:02
1 Introduction to an Anthology of Australian Verse by Bertram Stevens
2 Australasia William by Charles Wentworth
3 Impressions of Sydney by Mrs Allan Macpherson
4 When Your Pants Begin to Go tby Henry Lawson
5 Walzing Matilda by Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson
6 Echo from Old Bark School tby Henry Lawson
7 Piece of Poetry for Mother & Father to Read by Edward William Cole
8 Introduction to Sir George Grey, Pioneer of Empire in Southern Lands by George Cockburn Henderson
9 Effects of Gold Discovery by Rev David Mackenzie
10 Town Life in Australia by R E N Twopeny
11 Muse of Australia by Henry C Kendall
12 We called him 'Ally' for shor tby Henry Lawson
13 Water Them Geraniums by Henry Lawson
14 Henry Lawson by Henry Lawson
15 Guide for Poits by A C J Dennis
16 Rats by Henry Lawson
17 We Call him 'Ally' for Short by Henry Lawson
18 No Room for Dead by George Baker
19 Wormwood & Nightshade by Adam Lindsay Gordon
20 Wolf & Hound by Adam Lindsay Gordon
21 Last Leap by Adam Lindsay Gordon
22 From Lightning & Tempest by Adam Lindsay Gordon
23 Johnson, Alias Crow by Henry Lawson
24 Song of Autumn by Adam Lindsay Gordon
25 Hunting Song by Adam Lindsay Gordon
26 Exiles Farewell by Adam Lindsay Gordon
27 Bush Cats by Henry Lawson
28 Wail Of Waiter (A Tavern Catch) by Marcus Clarke
29 Johnson's Antidote by Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson
30 South Seaman by Louis Becke
8 1888 Recollections on Melbourne & Victoria
by William Westgarth
35,500W 142 2:21:39 174M
1 Call back Yesterday
2 Mr Prouds Oceana
3 Indeginous Features around Melbourne
4 Beach, now port Melbourne
5 1842 Melbourne Coorporation
6 Early Western Victoria
7 Some Names of Mark in Early Years
8 Some intergector of Edward Henty
9 James Simpson 1st Magistrate of Settlement
10 William Curr Founder of Argas & Town Clerk of Melbourne
11 Edward Wilson Cheif Proprieter of Argus, Times, South
12 Early Society, Ways, Means & Manners
13 Cheap Living
14 Black Thursday
15 Early Victorian Legislation
16 1888 Postscript, Melbourn
17 Albury
9 1901 Brothers-In-Law: A Tale Of Equatorial Islands: & Brass Gun Of Buccaneers
by Louis Becke
9,291W 37 37Min
1 BROTHERS-IN-LAW: A TALE OF EQUATORIAL ISLANDS
2 BRASS GUN OF BUCCANEERS
1 1917 Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson 215,500W 862 14:21:47 394M M
1 Proem Richard is more sociable than Mary has ever seen him during sea voyage home, & he does not appear to be as aloof & arrogant as he often was
2
1 Dr Richard Townshend-Mahony, F R C S , M D , Edinburgh, for 2 years proprietor of Diggers' Emporium in Ballarat township, near Melbourne, Australia
2 1852 came to goldfields based on advertising that made gold seem easy to acquire
3 accompanied by his best friend, Purdy Smith, an Englishman with whom he has little in common, but is more refined than typical diggers like old lawyer
4 Mahony refuses to partake of alcohol on even a social level often causes others to dislike him
5 Mahony's courtship of 15 year-old Polly Turnham, who works as a servant at Beamish Hotel, sleeping with 2 plump Beamish sisters Tilly & Jinn
6 After working with her brother, Ned, & facing a battery of questions from her eldest brother John, 2 are able to get married
7 John & his beautiful wife Emma unable to attend when latter falls ill Also arriving for wedding is Polly's older sister, Sarah
3
1 Spoiled flour in store Mahony was inattentive in keeping has got him sued & forced to close store
2 Polly is displeased with dirt floor shack Richard calls home John has gone temporarily mad when his wife's illness leads to her death
3 He was so devoted to her that he needs children removed from his home while he recovers from his grief
4 Polly miscarries, & is more than happy to take in children, Emma (Trotty, later Emmy), Johnny, & Jerry, along with Sarah
5 Sarah takes on a new name, Sara (spoken Sahra) Mahony resumes his practice & they move to a new house
4
1 Mahony begins a longstanding habit of shutting himself away reading religion & philosophy, starring with Lamarck & Maillet, coming from Protestantism
2 wanting to release God from dead-letterism from which centuries had accumulated about Him to reveal a God of mercy
3 Henry Ocock courts Agnes Glenidinning, whose father is in an asylum for trying to kill her
4 Sara is so sick of her name being mispronounced that she changes it to Zara for a more French feel
5 John recovers & takes toward politics with great success, & takes children back in
5
1 Ned takes to wife another Polly, so his sister begins using her real name, Mary, feeling she has outgrown name Polly
2 Mahony has become rather successful as physician, but Henry Ocock has been even more successful, which bothers Richard
3 Mahony does indeed become more & more successful, & Mary becomes deeply involved in preparations for a gala to raise money for statue of Burke
4 John sends his children to boarding school more successful Mahony gets, more he longs to return to England
5 Tempted by gold falsely promised, he had been wanting to extricate himself forever from Australia
6 He sells house to pay for journey, desiring to set up a country practice in a country where apples grow red on all sides