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The Australian outback and its people

by Kate Darian-Smith

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Published by Wayland in Hove .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementKate Darian-Smith and David Lowe ; illustrated by Peter Bull.
SeriesPeople and places
ContributionsLowe, David, 1964-
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15550500M
ISBN 100750213973

Held every August, it's outback Queensland’s biggest event, with more than competitors hoping for a slice of AUD$, prize money over three days of classic rodeo events. There are also mardi gras parades, fashion festivals, market stalls, carnival rides, arena tours, bush poet breakfasts, a boxing show and country music concerts once. With BUNAC's help it took me a bout 4 days in Sydney to land a job bartending at the Imperial Hotel in Condobolin in the Australian outback province of New South Wales. BUNAC helped me book my train and bus tickets and sent me off with heaps of assurances that this was going to be the trip of a .

Therefore the Australian Outback spans several thousand kilometres from east to west, and from north to south. When overseas visitors mention the Outback they usually refer to the area near Alice Springs and Uluru/Ayers Rock. This region is located in the middle of the Australian continent and is often called "the red centre". But it is only a. A glossary is included in "A Million Acre Masterpiece" and these photos of outback cattle stations date back to These authentic outback books are enjoyed by a wide range of people - read what other people think in testimonials. Or find out more about the book contents. Special offers.

The most striking characteristics of the vast country are its global isolation, its low relief, and the aridity of much of its surface. If, like the English novelist D.H. Lawrence, visitors from the Northern Hemisphere are at first overwhelmed by “the vast, uninhabited land and by the grey charred bush so phantom-like, so ghostly, with its tall, pale trees and many dead trees, like corpses. 11 Reasons Why We Love Australian People. is a bloke in a dress and one of the country’s favourite films follows a group of drag queens on a road trip across the outback. Australian people are attractive. Miranda Kerr, Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie, the entire Hemsworth clan need any more proof? Australian people are loyal.


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