Welcome to Freestyle Publications, where we are passionate about fostering an interest in and awareness of Australia’s diverse history. Our aim is to record, share and promote the amazing stories of Australia and its people, past and present, in order to celebrate our history and ensure that it lives on for future generations.
We specialise in Australian historical, biographical and eco-tourism publications, with emphasis on our outback pioneers and explorers, Australia’s first peoples, their lives, cultures and achievements, our rural pastoralists, farmers and horticulturists, and custodians of our present and future food bowls and national economy.
Our first publication, Bulldust and Bough Shades, a short history of horse-racing in Central Australia, was printed in 1981 for the Centenary of the Central Australia Racing Club, and is now being revised for a reprint.
At Freestyle Publications, we pride ourselves on producing quality books, newsletters, magazines, brochures and other publications at the best prices using, where possible, environmentally-friendly and sustainable print processes provided by local South Australian businesses.
In keeping with our policy of being environmentally responsible, Freestyle Publications is an advocate of maintaining sustainable office practices, including the use of ‘green’ energy and recycling.
Freestyle Publications also supports the work of FAME (Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered Species Inc.) and the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
|Gidgee and Grit: a history of Loves Creek Station and Ross River Homestead, Central Australia|
|Loves Creek Station, one of the earliest pastoral leases in Central Australia, once covered nearly 4000 sq km . . .|
|89 years since first pilgrimage to Dingley Dell Cottage|
The one time home of Australia's national poet, Adam Lindsay Gordon, from 1926 became the location of the first of many annual pilgrimages by admirers as part of the 'Back to Port MacDonnell' celebrations, for which more than 8000 visited. The first dedicated pilgrimage took place on Australia Day, 26 January 1929 and, until the war, became an annual festivity which resumed on Australia Day, 26 January 1947, and continued until the early-mid-1960s and, thereafter only spasmodically by special interest groups such as when a vintage car group made a pilgrimage in 1991.