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Go Home Cheeky Animals

Here in Darwin we had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Go Home Cheeky Animals Book Launch on the weekend.

The team that brought us Too Many Cheeky Dogs has released another book based on Dion Beasley’s experiences in his hometown of Tennant Creek. 247 more words


Tennant Ck to Mataranka

11 May—12 May 2002

As we left Tenant Creek we re-fuelled, bought some more ice, and headed north on the Stuart Highway, stopping at the Old Telegraph Station north of town. 265 more words


Into the Northern Territory

10 May—11 May 2002

The journey from Mount Isa to Tennant Creek is over 650 km. This was the longest drive we planned to complete in one stretch. 345 more words



I have been a voter since 1952 and, at every election since then, there has been someone, either a Prime Minister or an Opposition Leader or an aspiring MP, who has seriously threatened to develop Northern Australia. 793 more words


TRAVEL: Northern Territory, Australia

A few years back, I went on a school trip which meant driving in a double decker bus from Melbourne through to Darwin. It was a great trip with 42 other students (and my now-Husband!) and remains one of the best trips I have taken through Australia. 260 more words


Hopping Down the Stuart Highway

After breaking my ankle in Katherine we decide to head for home (3,440kms). Straight down the Stuart Highway which traverses Australia north to south right down the middle. 316 more words


Stories of Attack Creek

“My name is Ross Williams. I’m a Warramungu man and my skin name is Jakamarra. My totem is the white cockatoo.”

I’m in Tennant Creek, and I wasn’t sure how I would be received when I explained my quest was to follow in the footsteps of John McDouall Stuart. 792 more words