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    • Outback Stations

    • The Life and Times of Australia's Biggest Cattle and Sheep Properties
    • By: Evan McHugh
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Best-selling author Evan McHugh gets behind the wheel of his four-wheel drive to find out what life is like in outback stations. Given special access to these properties, Evan goes behind the scenes at Adria Downs in the dead heart of Central Australia, helps drove cattle from the air at Wave Hill, and gets a lesson in trapping dingoes at the remote Commonwealth Hill station. Following in the footsteps of the pioneering greats, Evan reveals the fascinating history of these outback stations, and what it takes to work on one today.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Shearers

    • The story of Australia, told from the woolsheds
    • By: Evan McHugh
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For much of its history Australia has been described as riding on the sheep's back...but if the country rode on anyone's back, it was on the aching, creaking, flexing spines of Australian shearers. Armed with their blades, a sense of adventure and a relentless work ethic, shearers have been a fundamental part of Australia's outback for centuries.

    Regular price: $26.11

    • Outback Cop

    • By: Evan McHugh, Neale McShane
    • Narrated by: Neale McShane, David Tredinnick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Birdsville is one of the most remote police postings in Australia. It can be lonely and uneventful for weeks, then the dramas come thick and fast: from desert rescues to rising floods, venomous vipers to visiting VIPs. Throw in heat, dust and flies and it's not a job for the faint-hearted, unless you're Senior Constable Neale McShane, who has single-handedly taken care of a beat the size of Victoria for the past 10 years. Recently retired, Neale and his family thrived on the adventures and colourful times.

    Regular price: $30.54

    • Outback Cop

    • By: Evan McHugh, Neale McShane
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick, Neale McShane
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Birdsville is one of the most remote police postings in Australia. It can be lonely and uneventful for weeks, then the dramas come thick and fast: from desert rescues to rising floods, venomous vipers to visiting VIPs. Throw in heat, dust and flies and it's not a job for the faint-hearted, unless you're Senior Constable Neale McShane, who has single-handedly taken care of a beat the size of Victoria for the past 10 years. Recently retired, Neale and his family thrived on the adventures and colourful times.

    Regular price: $29.84