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    • Australia Reimagined

    • Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society
    • By: Hugh Mackay
    • Narrated by: Hugh Mackay
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Argued with intelligence and passion, this book is essential listening for everyone who loves Australia enough to want to make it a better place for us all. Australia's unprecedented run of economic growth has failed to deliver a more stable or harmonious society. Individualism is rampant. Income inequality is growing. Public education is under-resourced. The gender revolution is stalling. We no longer trust our major institutions or our political leaders. Yet esteemed social researcher Hugh Mackay remains optimistic. 

    Regular price: $28.68

    • Right & Wrong

    • How to Decide for Yourself
    • By: Hugh Mackay
    • Narrated by: Bud Tingwell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In life there are few, if any, moral absolutes for us to rely on, and facing an increasing array of choices, we often lack the confidence of knowing we have made the right choice. In Right & Wrong, respected social commentator Hugh Mackay suggests some personal strategies that will make it easier to work out what is right and wrong for each of us in a particular situation.

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    • Winter Close

    • By: Hugh Mackay
    • Narrated by: Michael Veitch
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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    For Tom, a counsellor struggling to rebuild his emotional life after the breakdown of his marriage, the suburbs are his world. His neighbours in Winter Close are his 'people', a kind of twenty-first century tribe. Tom, however, has a weakness for jumping to dramatic conclusions about his neighbours' relationships with each other and with him. Although he's often wrong, the truth is even more engrossing than his fantasies.

    Regular price: $17.47