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TAMING THE NORTH

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

Government

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

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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

Caravanning

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

To Katherine - where we turn left

We were sad to say goodbye to Holly, Lauren and Alice… Springs that is. The next morning, after staying in a rest area, we drove to the Devils Marbles where we climbed, explored, coo-eed and enjoyed our childlike adventures. 803 more words

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