Sir Paul Hasluck Books

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Winjan's People

The story of the South-West Australia Aborigines. A book edited by Paul Hasluck for Jesse Hammond in 1933. A facsimile edition was produced by Hesperian Press in 1980.
edited by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Hesperian Press, 1980
Hardback 84 pp
ISBN: 0 85905 016 5

Our Southern Half Castes

A booklet of articles published in The West Australian in July,1936.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
The Native Welfare Council, 1938
Paperback 28 pp
ISBN: n/a

Into The Desert

A book of verse
limited edition 250
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
1939
Hardback 64pp
good condition, rare
RRP: $60.00

Black Australians

A survey of native policy in Western Australia , 1829-1897. A University of Western Australian thesis written in 1938 and published by Melbourne University Press in 1942.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1942
Hardback 226 pp
ISBN: n/a

Workshop of Security

A survey of the years covering the formation of the United Nations following the Second World War by an Australian delegate. Published by F.W. Cheshire in 1948.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
F.W. Cheshire, 1948
Hardback 181 pp
ISBN: n/a

The Government and the People 1939-1945

Australia in the second world war published in two volumes 1939-1941 and 1942-1945 by the Australian War Memorial 1952 and 1970.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Australian War Memorial, 1952 & 1970
Hardback 644 pp & 771 pp
ISBN: n/a & n/a

Native Welfare In Australia

A speech delivered in the House of Representatives, Canberra, on 8 June 1950. As a private member, Mr Hasluck had brought forward a resolution calling for co-operation between Federal and State Governments in measures for the social advancement, as well as the protection of people of the Aboriginal race. Privately published, Perth 1953
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Private Publication, 1953
Paperback 58 pp
ISBN: n/a

Collected Verse

A collection of poetry. Limited edition of 250 copies published by Hawthorn Press in 1969.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
F.W. Cheshire, 1948
Hardback 181 pp
ISBN: n/a

An Open Go

Essays on various subjects published by Hawthorn Press in 1971.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
The Hawthorn Press, 1971
Hardback 137 pp
SBN: 7256 0069 1

On Learning

Address delivered by Paul hasluck as Governor-General at the ceremonial opening of the Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, 31 march 1973 and published by the Press in 1973.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Queensland University Press, 1973
Paperback 17 pp
ISBN: 0 7022 087306

The Poet in Australia

A Discursive Essay by Paul Hasluck, The Hawthorn Press, 1975
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
The Hawthorn Press, 1975
Paperback 67 pp
ISBN: 0 7256 0139 6

A Time for Building

An account of Paul Hasluck's administration of Papua and New Guinea, 1951-1963, published by Melbourne University Press, 1976.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1976
Hardback 452 pp
ISBN: 0 522 84091 4

Mucking About

An autobiography up to entering into parliament in 1949 published by Melbourne University Press, 1977 and republished by University of Western Australia Press 1994 with extra photos.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1977
Hardback 287 pp
ISBN: 0 522 84125 2

The Office of Governor-General

The Quaile Memorial Lecture delivered in Adelaide on 24 October 1972 by Sir Paul Hasluck. Published by Melbourne University Press in 1979.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1979
Paperback 47 pp
ISBN: 0 522 84187 2

Diplomatic Witness

An account of the Australian delegation at the San Francisco conference in 1945 and the mission to the UN in following years published by Melbourne University Press, 1980.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1980
Hardback 306 pp
ISBN: 0 522 84186 4

Sir Robert Menzies

A paper originally delivered as the Daniel Mannix Memorial Lecture on 29 June 1979 at the University of Melbourne and published by the Press in 1980.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1980
Paperback 33 pp
ISBN: 0 522 84205 4

Dark Cottage

A book of verse
limited edition 450
signed by the author
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Freshwater Bay Press, 1984
Paperback 56pp
good condition
ISBN: 0908 215 029

Shades of Darkness

An account of Aboriginal affairs during the period 1925-1965 published by Melbourne University Press, 1988.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Melbourne University Press, 1988
Paperback 154 pp
ISBN: 0 522 84362 X

Crude Impieties

A small book of verse published by Rainy Creek Press, 1991.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Rainy Creek Press, 1991
Paperback 26 pp
ISBN: 0 9589315 18

Light that Time has Made

A posthumous collection of essays and book reviews with a foreword and postscript by Nicholas Hasluck, published by the National Library in 1995.
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
National Library, 1995
Paperback 216 pp
ISBN: 0 642 10652 5

The Chance of Politics

A posthumous collection of Paul Hasluck's private notebooks of portraits of people he knew in Canberra with a foreword by Nicholas Hasluck, published by Text Publishing in 1997. 'A book of rare insight and remarkable frankness. Hasluck's portraits will become Classics.' Paul Kelly
by Paul Hasluck

Publication Details:
Text Publishing, 1997
Paperback 228 pp
ISBN: 1 875847 37 5

Examples of published pamphlets authored by Paul Hasluck:

  • James Hardy Vaux - The Memoirs of an English Rascal - extract from The Australian Quarterly pre 1939 as member of literary staff of the West Australian.
  • Australia and the Formation of the United Nations, part I - Royal Australian Historical Journal and Proceedings Vol. XL. Part III, 1954.
  • Australia and the Formation of the United Nations, part II - Royal Australian Historical Journal and Proceedings Vol. 41 Part 5, 1955.
  • Norfolk Island - Session 1956-57 - Reprinted from Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, South Australian Branch, Session 1956-57.
  • The Policy of Assimilation - Decisions of Commonwealth and State Ministers at the Native Welfare Conference, Canberra, January 26th and 27th, 1961.
  • Assimilation in Action - Statement by the Minister for Territories in the House of Representatives, Canberra, 14 August 1963.
  • Australia's Northern Development - Statement by the Minister for Territories in the House of Representatives, Canberra, 22 August 1963.
  • Australia - New Zealand Relations - a speech delivered at the annual Dinner of the Legal Research Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand, 6 June 1967. Legal Research Foundation School of Law, Auckland, New Zealand, 1967
  • The Public Servant and Politics - The Robert Garran Memorial Oration 18 November 1968. Royal Institute of Public Administration (A.C.T Group), 1968.
  • The Ministerial Role In Australian Government - The 1989 Sir Robert Menzies Lecture 28 November 1989. Sir Robert Menzies Lecture Trust, Monash University, 1989.
  • Native to Australia - Three addresses to The Samuel Griffith Society by The Rt Hon Sir Harry Gibbs, Mr Justice Roderick Meagher and the Rt Hon Sir Paul Hasluck. The Samuel Griffith Society 1993.
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