Below is a list of resources used to develop the Banned display and blog.


Nicole Moore, The Censor’s Library, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2012

Peter Coleman, Obscenity, Blaspemy, Sedition: 100 years of censorship in Australia, Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1974

David Day, Contraband & Controversy: the customs history of Australia since 1901, Canberra: AGPS Press, 1996

James Cockington, Banned: tales from the bizarre history of Australian obscenity, Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2005

Helen Vnuk, Snatched: Sex and Censorship in Australia, Milsons Point, NSW: Vintage, 2003

JM Harcourt, Upsurge [1934], with an introduction by Richard A Nile, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press, 1986

Online references, articles and broadcasts

Marita Bullock and Nicole Moore, Banned in Australia: Federal Book Censorship, 1900-1973, on AusLit: The Australian Literary Resource

Banned Books in Australia, A Special Collections-Art in the Library Exhibition at the University of Melbourne

Secrets of the Censors: Obscenity in the Archives, paper presented by Nicole Moore at the National Archives of Australia, Canberra, 2 May 2005

Banned books in Australia: from moral crusaders to national security, The Book Show, ABC Radio National broadcast, 24 August 2007

The Censor’s Library, Books and Arts Daily, ABC Radio National broadcast, 23 March 2012

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