COOLABAH, ISSN 1988-5946, is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access electronic journal published at least once a year. There are, however, guest edited monographic numbers that appear throughout the year. Coolabah  is the electronic journal of the paper edition journal formerly called EUCALYPT. It is aimed at an academic audience and the interested general reader. The journal adheres to the BOAI definition of Open Access in that users have the right to read, download articles, and save them for future reading. Any quotation  from articles in Coolabah must carry the required reference to the journal.


COOLABAH is the official journal of the Observatori: Centre d' Estudis Australians -  The Australian Studies Centre at the Universitat de Barcelona. The aim of the journal is to become an international forum for original research in the field of Australian Studies and to be totally interdisciplinary in its content. As a result of the aim to become a forum for research papers, there is also an open access discussion forum attached to it though the Editorial Board take no responsibility for the contributions sent to the forum. However, if at any time a contributor to the forum engages in politically incorrect discussion the Editorial Board will reserve the right to deny access to the person in question.


Coolabah is listed in the following databases and directories:


DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

EBSCO Academic Search “Ultimate”

ERA (Excellence in Australian Research)

ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)

MLA Periodicals and Journals

WorldCat OCLC





UPDATED: 5/10/2015