Johnson, Murray The Beerburrum experiment: a history of Australia's first World War One soldier settlement. North Melbourne, Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2016.
Evans, Eamon and Johnson, Murray Bundaberg Distilling Co. 1888-2013: 125th Anniversary. Celebrating the re-reinvention of rum. McMahons Point, NSW, Australia: Rafa Publishing for Diageo Australia, 2014.
Johnson, Murray Australia's ancient Aboriginal past : a global perspective. North Melbourne, Victoria: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2013.
Johnson, Murray Trials and tribulations: A social history of Europeans in Australia, 1788-1960. Launceston, Tasmania: Myola House of Publishing, 2007.
Johnson, Murray No holds barred - Hughie Williams: Olympic wrestler and trade union heavyweight. Rockhampton, QLD, Australia: Central Queensland University Press, 2003.
Johnson, Murray (2011). People, place and identity in the Tamar Valley precinct. In Fred Gale (Ed.), Pulp friction in Tasmania: A review of the environmental assessment of Gunns' proposed pulp mill (pp. 1-17) Launceston, Tas., Australia: Pencil Pine Press.
Johnson, Murray (2010). Australian bushrangers: Law, retribution and the public imagination. In Robyn Lincoln and Shirleene Robinson (Ed.), Crime over time: Temporal perspectives on crime and punishment in Australia (pp. 3-22) Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Johnson, Murray (2006). The 1903 smallpox epidemic at Launceston, Tasmania, and Federal Health: The role of J.S.C. Elkington. In Paul A. C. Richards, Barbara Valentine and Tom Dunning (Ed.), Effecting a cure: Aspects of health and medicine in Launceston (pp. 347-360) Launceston, Tasmania: Myola House of Publishing.
Johnson, Murray (2002). Whose guilt? What reward?: The loss of the Soverign 1847. In Murray Johnson (Ed.), Brisbane: Moreton Bay matters (pp. 11-18) Brisbane, Australia: Brisbane History Group.
Johnson, Murray (2014) Protest, Land Rights and Riots: Postcolonial Struggles in Australia in the 1980s.. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 60 3: 476-477. doi:10.1111/ajph.12062
Johnson, Murray (2013) Flood Country: An Environmental History of the Murray-Darling Basin. By Emily O'Gorman. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59 3: 469-470. doi:10.1111/ajph.12028
Johnson, Murray (2009) Fangs and faith: The search for an effective antidote against snake envenomation in Australia. Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 95 2: 125-143.
Johnson, Murray (2009) The failure of post-World War 1 Soldier Settlement in Queensland: case studies of Bald Hills and Coominya. Queensland History Journal, 20 9: 405-424.
Johnson, Murray (2007) Fruitless endeavours: Genesis of the Bjelke-Petersen government's persecution of unionists in Queensland, 1976-1977. The Queensland Journal of Labour History, 4 20-29.
Johnson, Murray (2006) ‘Feathered foes’: Soldier settlers and Western Australia's ‘Emu War’ of 1932. Journal of Australian Studies, 30 88: 147-157. doi:10.1080/14443050609388083
Johnson, Murray (2005) "Promises and Pineapples": Post-first world war soldier settlement at Beerburrum, Queensland, 1916-1929. Australian Journal of Politics & History, 51 4: 496-512. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8497.2005.00390.x
Johnson, M. (2000) 'Cranial connections': Queensland's 'Talgai Skull' debate of 1918 and custodianship of the past. Aboriginal History, 24 117-131.
Johnson, M. (2000) Review of John Merritt, That Voluminous Squatter, W.E. Abbott, Wingen. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 46 3: 428-429.
Johnson, Murray (2005). The 1903 smallpox outbreak at Launceston and the role of J.S.C. Elkington. In: A Mixed Bag of Medical History: Papers and Proceedings. A Mixed Bag of Medical History, Launceston, TAS, Australia, (17-22). 13 November 2005.
Johnson, Murray (2007, November 01). Mining Developments in Twentieth Century Queensland. Queensland Business Review, .