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From dust ’til dawn

Guy Wilkinson heads to the riverside town of St George, southern central Queensland, where the local characters prove the star attraction.

Out the back of Nindigully Pub, gathered around a rusted oil drum, a group of nomads – some grey, some with no hair at all – warm their hands above the embers of a camp fire. 1,180 more words


Bulletin Place

Hidden away in the centre of Sydney’s financial district is Bulletin Place. Now lined with bars and restaurants, this back alley was once the location of the office of the Bulletin, a weekly magazine that was published from 1880 until 2008. 20 more words


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Recently in Sydney, we walked around the Writers Walk at Circular Quay.  This long trail of plaques in the pavement commemorates writers who have written about the city. 27 more words


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The town of Yass in central NSW, which Banjo Paterson visited often, remembers the famous poet by having a park named after him. Banjo Paterson Park has beds of roses, a bust of the poet and plaques with quotes from some of his most famous poems.