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The hard road that reshaped a mission

By KIERAN FINNANE In late1977 Steve Swartz arrived in the Territory – a young man, 27 years old, from small town Ohio, USA, with wife...

The sound of stockwhips cracking and the thunder of hooves


 
Hot on the heels of her first memoir,
Alice to Prague– only published in May last year – Tanya Heaslip has launched her second. An Alice Girl explores her childhood growing up on Bond Springs cattle station during the 1960s and 70s.

A songman for his place and time

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In a new memoir, Outback Songman, TED EGAN looks back over the whole of his life, with a particular focus on his singer-songwriter career. In this extract he tells the story behind one of his most famous songs, 'Gurindji Blues'.

Collective memoir of Tracker wins top prize

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Author Alexis Wright has won the 2018 Stella Prize for her ground-breaking collective biography of Aboriginal leader, thinker and entrepreneur, Tracker Tilmouth.

José Petrick tells the story of her long life, well lived

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"She has relished her experiences, great and small, and always gone forward to meet them or seek them out, not driven by a singular ambition but by the desire to live a life of meaning and value, to herself and others," writes KIERAN FINNANE after reading her recently launched memoir.

Alice identity Maya Cifali remembers her girlhood in Egypt

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Alice Springs News Online presents two responses to Maya Cifali's memoir, The Silver Bracelet, launched last weekend, an introduction by RUSSELL GOLDFLAM and a review by KIERAN FINNANE.

Elkedra jackeroo: 'Death Adders' and The Boss

 

 

The two people with whom I had most contact were old timers; independent old men living alone. The type referred to as ‘Death Adders’. DES NELSON OAM continues his memoir of life as a jackeroo in the 1950s.

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