Category Archives: Australian books

University of Western Australia’s decision to close publishing house sparks outrage

Decision to shut UWA Publishing, which published works by multiple Miles Franklin winners, came ‘out of the blue’The University of Western Australia’s surprise decision to shut down its publishing house has prompted outrage and protest from the Austral…

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Australian literature in universities is under threat, but cultural cringe isn’t the reason why | Julieanne Lamond

There is a struggle for survival going on at universities but we’ve been drawing battle lines in all the wrong placesWhen news broke about the University of Sydney’s decision not to fund a replacement for the retiring chair of Australian literature, it…

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