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Sh*t Towns of Australia

Rick Furphy and Geoff Rissole


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PUBLISHED: 19th November 2019
ISBN: 9781988547244
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  • Paperback
    $25.51
PUBLISHED: 19th November 2019
ISBN: 9781988547244

Publisher Description

From dusty desert shtholes to free-range bogan breeding grounds, to the bin-chicken playgrounds of our megacities, Sht Towns of Australia is a guide to the concrete, fibro and methamphetamine wastelands that we like to call home.

From Coober Pedy to Canberra, from Ballarat to Broken Hill, from Logan to Launceston, Sht Towns takes us through the veritable fck-tonne of crappy towns and cities that make up the 'Lucky Country' - profiling all the best places not to visit or, heaven forbid, live.

The sixty towns and cities reviewed in this volume have been carefully selected using an exacting set of scientific criteria developed at the prestigious University of Nimbin, combined with extensive field research, a desire to offend, and where possible a sense of humour.

Author Biography

Rick Furphy and Geoff Rissole are two of Australasia's leading self-appointed experts on sociology, travel and culture. After cutting their teeth as investigative reporters for regional newspapers such as the Asbestos Times and the Gawler Growler, Furphy and Rissole released their bestselling debut Sh*t Towns of New Zealand, which won the Poolitzer Prize, the Poobody Award and the Nobel Prize for Shiterature. The pair's work has attracted controversy - including one district mayor suggesting they be shot - but in the spirit of other true Aussie rebels like Ned Kelly, the Eureka diggers and Swino the pig, Rick Furphy and Geoff Rissole refuse to let naysayers deter them from their vital work.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS IN AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

HOW TO SPEAK AUSTRALIAN

TEN SIGNS YOU LIVE IN A SHIT TOWN

QUEENSLAND

  • Cairns
  • Townsville
  • Mackay
  • Mount Isa
  • Rockhampton
  • Bundaberg
  • Fraser Island
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Caboolture
  • Brisbane
  • Toowoomba
  • Ipswich
  • Logan
  • Gold Coast

NEW SOUTH WALES

  • Nimbin
  • Byron Bay
  • Lismore
  • Casino
  • Grafton
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Armidale
  • Tamworth
  • Port Macquarie
  • Broken Hill
  • Dubbo
  • Newcastle
  • Central Coast
  • Orange
  • Bathurst
  • Lithgow
  • Penrith
  • Sydney
  • Wollongong
  • Nowra
  • Wagga Wagga
  • Albury-Wodonga

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

  • Canberra

VICTORIA

  • Mildura
  • Shepparton
  • Bendigo
  • Ballarat
  • Melbourne
  • Geelong

TASMANIA

  • Launceston
  • Queenstown
  • Hobart

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • Mount Gambier
  • Adelaide
  • Port Pirie
  • Port Augusta
  • Coober Pedy

NORTHERN TERRITORY

  • Alice Springs
  • Katherine
  • Darwin

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • Broome
  • Kalgoorlie
  • Perth
  • Fremantle
  • Mandurah
  • Tuggabugga

Product Details

Pages
192
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Year
2019
ISBN-10
1988547245
ISBN-13
9781988547244
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2019-11-19
Author
Rick Furphy, Geoff Rissole
Country of Publication
Australia
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade