This contains Introduction: The History of Australian Science Fiction * Van Ikin The Monster Mine * P. G. M. "Oo-a-deen": or, The Mysteries of the Interior Unveiled * Anon Human Repetends * Marcus Clarke A Vision Out West * Barcroft Boake Utopian Dreams from "Melbourne and Mars" * Joseph Fraser The Red Sickness from The Germ Growers * Robert Potter War from "Beyond the Ice" * G. Read Murphy The Bunyip Dies from "The Last Lemurian" * G. Firth Scott A Woman of Earth from "A Woman of Mars" * Mary Ann Moore-Bentley The Invasion of Sydney from "The Coulored Conquest" * Rata The Shadow Falls from "The Electric Gun" * Harold Johnson Andax and Odi from "Out of the Silence" * Erle Cox The Wreck of the Void from "Vandals of the Void" * James Morgan Walsh Aubade from "Tomorrow and Tomorrow" * M. Barnard Eldershaw Place of the Throwing-stick * Frank B. Bryning Kelly Country * A. Bertram Chandler One Way to Tomorrow * Wynne N. Whiteford Re-deem the Time * David J. Lake One Clay Foot * Jack Wodhams In a Petri Dish Upstairs * George Turner A Passage in Earth * Damien Broderick Inhabiting the Interspaces * Philippa C. Maddern The Gentle Basilisk * Dal Stivens Limbo from "Displaced Person" * Lee Harding The Words She Types * Michael Wilding Report on the Shadow Industry * Peter Carey This is really an indispensable book for those interested in the history of the genre in Australia, or in general. A compact, very nice book that is easy to read, and traces the history from early times to the 70s. The bibliography in the back gives pointers to both earlier and later work. I find myself pulling this out time and time again, and is the second copy I have owned.
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