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Barry Alpher. Yir-Yoront Lexicon: Sketch and Dictionary of an Australian Language. Walter de Gruyter. 1991. 795pp.

Rob Amery. Warrabarna Kaurna! Reclaiming an Australian Language. Taylor & Francis. 2000. 289pp.

Sidney J. Baker. The Australian Language: An Examination of the English Language and English Speech as Used in Australia, from Convict Days to the Present, with Special Reference to the Growth of Indigenous Idiom and Its Use by Australian Writers. Sydney and London: Angus and Robertson. 1945. 425pp.

Sidney J. Baker. Australia Speaks: A Supplement to "The Australian Language". Shakespeare Head Press. 1953. 336pp.

David Blair; Peter Collins (editor). English in Australia. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 2001. 366pp.

Barry Blake. Australian Aboriginal Grammar. Routledge. 1987. 220pp.

Juliette Blevins. Nhanda: An Aboriginal Language of Western Australia. University of Hawaii Press. 2001. 170pp.

Michael Clyne. Community Languages: The Australian Experience. Cambridge University Press. 1991. 294pp.

R. M. W. Dixon. Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 734pp.

Amanda Laugesen. Convict Words: Language in Early Colonial Australia. Oxford University Press. 2003. 208pp.

Gerhard Leitner. Australia's Many Voices: Australian English: The National Language. Walter de Gruyter. 2004. 396pp.

William McGregor. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia. Routledge. 2004. 371pp.

William McGregor. A Functional Grammar of Gooniyandi. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 1990. 618pp.

Francesca C. Merlan. A Grammar of Wardaman: A Language of the Northern Territory of Australia. Mouton de Gruyter. 1993. 617pp.

Edward E. Morris. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with Those Aboriginal-Australian and Maori Words which Have Become Incorporated in the Language, and the Commoner Scientific Words that Have Had Their Origin in Australasia. London: Macmillan. 1898. 525pp.

Uldis Ozolins. The Politics of Language in Australia. Cambridge University Press. 1993. 287pp.

Anne Pauwels. Immigrant Dialects and Language Maintenance in Australia: The Cases of the Limburg and Swabian Dialects. Foris. 1986. 150pp.

Suzanne Romaine (editor). Language in Australia. Cambridge University Press. 1991. 415pp.

John R. Sandefur. Kriol of North Australia: A Language Coming of Age. Summer Institute of Linguistics. 1986. 242pp.

Janet Sharp. Nyangumarta: A Language of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. Pacific Linguistics Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. 2004. 429pp.

Margit Waas. Language Attrition Downunder: German Speakers in Australia. Peter Lang. 1996. 212pp.

Colin Yallop. Alyawarra: An Aboriginal Language of Central Australia. Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. 1977. 167pp.

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