This version comes with Connect Access Card - Biology: An Australian focus reflects on worldwide biological research and knowledge to provide a global outlook with Australian examples and cases woven throughout. Students are able to connect with what they're learning and better understand Australian flora/fauna and most importantly ecology & ecosystems, using this accessible and engaging learning resource. Available in a traditional textbook form or as a SmartBook™, this fifth edition combines authoritative, peer-reviewed content with superior educational technology. Including a Connect® package with interactive activities, animations,conceptual testbank and a full suite of instructor resources, and a newly developed, fully localised LearnSmart® for a truly adaptive and personalised learning experience. The rich pedagogical layout layout of this text adds to the accessibility of the Biology: An Australian focus learning package. As well as Concept Checks to provide students with the essential takeaway points for each section and help with exam revision, this edition also includes; Self-Assessment and Review and Analysis to test the students' understanding; Evaluation and Application to develop and test critical evaluation skills; and boxed case studies separated into Research, Application, Hot Topics and Focus features, to delve deeper into topics. Biology: An Australian focus offers a complete learning package for all Australian biology students.