The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville. Reviewed in the nyt 9/27. Fiction based on the life of a British marine who was in the First Fleet and tells of his connection to the Aboriginal culture, checked out (10/23) at UVa library.
The Dairies of Jane Somers by Doris Lessing, recommended by blogger Patience Crabstick.
The Spare Room by Helen Garner, recommended by Reading Matters, set in Australia, available at UVa library, not itunes.
A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark, available at the public library (central)
Australian Voices: Writers and their work by Ray Willbanks, avail. at Alderman.