An EAL/D Handbook

Nearly half (45%) of all young people in Australia aged 12 to 24 are first- or second-generation migrants. Providing EAL/D students with the teaching they need to succeed at school is critical to the quality of their integration into community, and for access to opportunities to achieve their goals. In this book – which works…

Skills in Clinical Nursing, 2nd edition

Skills in Clinical Nursing by Berman & Snyder is designed as a visual manual to competency, stepping the student through a range of critical skills via the scaffolded “3P’s model” and mapped to the NMBA competency standards to link theory to practice. The text supports undergraduate nursing students to achieve competency in the most relevant…

Goodna Girls: A History of Children in a Queensland Mental Asylum

Goodna Girls tells the story of children incarcerated in Wolston Park Hospital, an adult psychiatric facility in Queensland, Australia. It contains the personal testimonies of women who relate—in their own no-holds-barred style and often with irreverent humour—how they, as children, ended up in Wolston Park and how this affected their adult lives. The accounts of…

China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Disruption has blown the old world apart. The rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are affecting the shape of the emerging new order. Human rights, rule of law, free media and longstanding global institutions all seem set to be weakened. Autocracies are exercising greater control…