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Australia"s Gulf Country

Dick Eussen

Australia"s Gulf Country

by Dick Eussen

  • 79 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Rigby in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gulf of Carpentaria Region (N.T. and Qld.)
    • Subjects:
    • Gulf of Carpentaria Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Dick Eussen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU280.C37 E94
      The Physical Object
      Pagination77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4481001M
      ISBN 100727001914
      LC Control Number79309342

        A collective memoir of one of Aboriginal Australias most charismatic leaders and an epic portrait of a period in the life of a country, reminiscent in its scale and intimacy of the work of Nobel Prize-winning Russian author Svetlana Alexievich/5.   There they met up with explorer Ernest Favenc to embark on a tour of the Gulf country, from Normanton in Queensland, to Port Darwin in the Northern Territory. The trip was bankrolled by a newspaper in Queensland, which was competing with South Australia, Author: Candace Sutton.

      Place, Indigeneity, and Identity in Australia's Gulf Country Article in American Anthropologist (4) September with 68 Reads How we measure 'reads'. This book "is a definitive guide to one of the most beautiful, well-travelled famous routes through the Australian outback country. Savannah Way stretches 3, km coast to coast from Cairns in Queensland to Broome in Western Australia, covering a myriad of different vistas as it gives access to four World Heritage Regions, over 15 national parks and reserves and the entire remote tropical.

      Delving deep into the Australian landscape and the environmental challenges we face, Fire Country is a powerful account from Indigenous land management expert Victor Steffensen on how the revival of cultural burning practices, and improved 'reading' of country, could help to restore our land. From a young age, Victor has had a passion for traditional cultural and ecological knowledge.   Victor Steffensen is an Indigenous writer, filmmaker, musician and consultant applying traditional knowledge values in a contemporary context, through workshops and artistic projects. He is a descendant of the Tagalaka people through his mother’s connections from 5/5(6).


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Australia"s Gulf Country by Dick Eussen Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 77 pages: color illustrations, map (on lining paper) ; 29 cm: Responsibility: Dick Eussen. About the Author. Richard J. Martin is a senior lecturer in the School of Social Science at the University of Queensland. He has been researching the history of the remote Gulf Country of northern Australia for a decade, including research with Indigenous people on native title claims and cultural heritage : Richard J Martin.

An interesting Australian story about the ruggedness and harshness of the outback of Australia, especially the Gulf country. It does not make life all pretty and romantic. It tells it like it is but in doing so it provides an understanding of the people who choose to make their life in the country/5.

The Gulf Country written by Richard J. Martin was published in association with Burke Shire Council, and tells the definitive history of the region since the first white settlement in and the story of resilient people who make their home in Australia's far north.

There is something about the Gulf Country that seems to become part of you.' With its great rivers, grassy plains and mangrove-fringed coastline, Queensland's remote Gulf Country is rich and fertile land. It has long been home to Aboriginal people and, since the s, also to Europeans and tosettlers with Chinese, Japanese and Afghan ancestry.

Outback / QLD. The Gulf Country, is about km northwest of Brisbane and is a region of woodland and savanna grassland surrounding the Gulf of Carpentaria in the region of north western Queensland. The Gulf Country is between Arnhem Land and the Top End of the Northern Territory to the west, and the Cape York Peninsula.

The three book titles are: 'Biggest Mobs - Longest Shadows' (Barkly Cattle Stations) 'Life as an Australian Horseman' (Images of Australia's largest cattle stations) 'A Million Acre Masterpiece' (Images of Australia's largest cattle stations).

— The Gulf Country by Richard J Martin is published by Allen and Unwin is available for $ — This battler spirit embodied by everyone who ended up calling this desolate corner of Australia their home is something that Mr Martin follows right up until today in his book.

The Gulf Chronicle. 1K likes. The only newspaper that services the Gulf communities in Queensland. We are a free paper, published fortnightly on ers: K. Australia is our home and this is the best place to explore it. Within these pages you will find information on o Australian towns and cities and guides on things to do there.

We have some great destination and holiday guides, hotels deals, tours and upcoming events for places all over the country. If. For the newcomer, the Gulf country—from the Queensland border to the overland telegraph line, and from the Barkly Tableland to the Roper River—was a harsh and in places impassable wilderness.

To explorers like Leichhardt, it promised discovery, and to bold adventurers like the overlanders and pastoralists, a new by: Book Review – Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to Tony Roberts.

University of Queensland Press, review by Greg Marks. Tony Roberts begins his monumental study of Aboriginal-white frontier relations by describing the harshness, remoteness and dangers of the Gulf country, a vast region stretching from the Barkley Tablelands to the Roper River in the Northern.

Set in Australia's rugged Gulf Country comes a stunning novel from bestselling author of Pieces of Blue and The Waddi Tree.

Billy Martin runs from home, burying his past in the quest for a future. He finds it in Queensland's spectacular Gulf Count. Jirandali (also known as Yirandali, Warungu, and Yirandhali) is an Australian Aboriginal language of the Gulf Country, particularly the Hughenden area.

The language region includes the local government area of the Shire of Flinders, including Dutton River, Flinders River, Mount Sturgeon, Caledonia, Richmond, Corfield, Winton, Torrens, Tower Hill, Landsborough Creek, Lammermoor Station, Hughenden Federal Division(s): Kennedy.

The area to the south (like the Cape York Peninsula, part of Queensland) is known as the Gulf Country. The Gulf country supports the world's largest intact savanna woodlands as well as native grasslands. The woodlands also extend up the west and east coast of the Gulf.

They are dominated by Eucalyptus and Melaleuca species from the family Myrtaceae. The Gulf Country Frontier Days Festival is the authentic Outback Australian experience, and brings together National and International musicians, Indigenous and First Nation's performers and Australia's best cowboys in the heart of Queensland's Lower Gulf Festival revolves around the Medicine Circle Dance Grounds, where First Nations performers from around the world share their.

The prime minister, Scott Morrison, announced on Wednesday that Australia would send forces to the Middle East because “destabilising behaviour” in the Gulf was a threat to Australian. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Includes fold out map of the gulf country.

Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 22 x 28 cm + 1 map. The Gulf Country is a region of north western Queensland, also known as the North West. It borders the Gulf of Carpentaria, a vast and shallow sea that divides Cape York and Arnhem Land.

The region penetrates slightly into the Northern Territory. Books Top 10 books about the Australian bush Norm Phantom, who lives in an encampment in the pricklebush scrub on the fringes of a small gulf country town.

These characters are. The Aboriginal author Alexis Wright's novels Plains of Promise, Carpentaria and The Swan Book have prompted scholars and critics towards enthusiastic comparisons with the ground-breaking work of a range of international writers.This is an essential reference for any tourist, traveller or expatriate relocating to the Arab Gulf states.

The book's information and advice enable a new-comer to develop a sense for local atmospherics and sensitivities so one adapt, integrate and thrive in the host country culture and in Cited by: 5.

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since The Gulf Country - Richard J Martin - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.