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OUTSTATION ON THE VASSE BUSSELTON 1830-1850

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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

The diary of Frances Louisa (Fanny) Brockman (née Bussell) is inthe J S Battye Library of West Australian History, where a copyis available to researchers on microfilm. The one volume ledgerwas donated to the library from the ... read more

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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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Reading Level:Scholarly/Graduate

Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irr... read more

Dark Emu Black Seeds Agriculture or Accident?

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GEOLOGY & LANDFORMS OF THE SOUTH-WEST

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Series:Aboriginal Library

A collection of stories exploring dreamtime myths through ancient images, such as the Rainbow Snake, the discovery of fire, and the first man and woman. Divided into three sections, The Great Father, Totemic Ancestors and Creation Myths, it seeks to provide an insight into Aboriginal culture.

Aboriginal Myths