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Through the Ages: 2010's


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Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..

My Place

The 2010s was a decade characterised by both hope and despair. Beset by intense debate over what has been called the climate culture wars, the national parliament reflected the division within the wider community. Prime ministers were toppled by their own parties seeing five prime ministers in 10 years.

2010s: A Decade of Disrupters

Macquarie University experts look back on the big events of the 2010s in the economy, health and medicine, the environment and politics and predict what the 2020s might bring. Links at the bottom expand on different subjects.


Developments in technology over the last 200 years have changed the way we live, work and play. Travel back in time with the Ferrones as they try their best to adjust to life without modern technology. 

What do magpies, dugongs, goannas, yams, pie floaters, European vegetables and swans have in common? This clip explains, as animated pair Norman and Miranda serve up a timeline of Australian culinary history – from millennia before British settlement across more than two centuries since colonisation, to the multitude of influences on today’s cuisine.


The advent of digital television a decade earlier has now seen the industry bombard the market with more viewing choice than ever before, with each commercial network pumping out additional digital channels and a datacast channel as well as their primary channel, and national broadcasters ABC and SBS also offering multiple channel options.

ABC Education

From polite persuasion to radical activism — the birth of the modern environment movement in Australia.

9 News

2010's Decade in Review 

Australian Politics 

SBS News

The recent history of Australia's climate change wars. Australia's politicians haven't only just started fighting over climate change - here's how the issue has previously dominated parliament.