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Australian History

Australian Aboriginal History

This is my interpretation, latest painting of Vincent Lingiari and Gough Whitlam In 1975 Mr Whitlam handed the Wave Hill cattle station, 800 kilometres south of Darwin, back to traditional owners.

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Australian History

The Nighthorse ~ Australian History 📜

The Nighthorse You probably know about the stockhorse, the camp horse and the drover’s nighthorse; but there were also station nighthorses, with very important roles. One such nighthorse was Rigmarole, a plain dark bay; not much to look at but a good, honest worker. ‘Old Rig’ lived alone in a small night paddock near the […]