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OUTSTATION ON THE VASSE BUSSELTON 1830-1850

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 AUSTRALIANA

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Nophoto

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 AUSTRALIANA

Dating back to the 1830s, the mountain cattlemen heritage is one of the oldest forms of agriculture in Victoria and New South Wales. The cattlemen teach the now seventh generation the intimate secrets of the mountains, rivers and seasons as they tackle rigorous river cros... read more

High Country Cattlemen

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Laden with trig poles, theodolites - and porridge - Beadell and his team built roads, laid out town sites and undertook an enormous survey programme in order to prepare a test launching area in one of the most isolated parts of the world. The problems ranged from taking astrof... read more

Still in the Bush

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 AUSTRALIANA

Reading Level:Scholarly/Graduate

'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the le... read more

Dark Emu Black Seeds Agriculture or Accident?

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 AUSTRALIANA

The first horse set foot in Australia on 30 January 1788, one of seven aboard the First Fleet's Lady Penrhyn, which also carried a cargo of female convicts. From then on, horses carried explorers who opened up the country to settlement. They carried Aboriginal mounted police... read more

Australia on Horseback

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 AUSTRALIANA

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the expansion of the Western Australian mining and pastoral industries led to the surveying of a track along which cattle could be driven from Kimberley stations to markets in the south. This track became known as the 'Canning Stock Route'. In 2007 nearly 70 artists travelled up the stock route.

Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route

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GEOLOGY & LANDFORMS OF THE SOUTH-WEST

Overcoming segregation, discrimination, personal hardship and political betrayal Nyunggai Warren Mundine tells it all in black and white. Warren's raw, intimate success story shines a bright and inspiring light showing there is no l... read more

Warren Mundine in Black and White: A great, untold Australian story