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Aussie literature

Hi I'm looking for some good Australian literature -I'm happy to read books of various age groups. For instance I particularly loved the Tomorrow series by John Marsden and quite a few of his other books and generally speaking, I also like "issues" books like Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman, and even (to some extent) The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham. I would prefer it if the recommendations are written by Aussies and set in the country. Thanks in advance.   
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