The Siege of Dagworth
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Australia’s Only Woman Pirate Sydney Morning Herald, Women’s Supplement, October 26, 1937 by Roy Alexander
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Bullshit, or That Bloody Cow by Bill Read and Ron Edwards
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The Katherine Murders
The Katherine Murder, in The Northern Standard Newspaper, June 13 1952 (Via Trove)
The Katherine Inquest Finding — Man Committed for Trial, in The Northern Standard Newspaper, June 27 1952 (Via Trove)
The Eulo Queen
SMH Saturday June 2 1951 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18223508?searchTerm=the%20eulo%20queen&searchLimits=
The Rare Sex by Frederick Folkard. Sydney 1965
The Great Opal Heist
Where the Outback Drovers Ride by Bruce Simpson. ABC Books. Sydney 2005. Pp 385-387
The Big Australian
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The Ethel Pirates
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The Western Mail June 23 1900 Page 39 Ethel Murders
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Gangland North South and West. Morton, James and Lobez, Susanna. Melbourne University Press 2013
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Frontier Territory by Glenville Pike. Cosmos Printing. 1972
The Snowy Mountains Scheme
Pollard, Jack. Australian and New Zealand Fishing Hamlyn, 1969. p408
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Barbara of the Kaurareg
A Night in the Woodend Lockup
STRANGE INCIDENT. (1902, January 31). Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 – 1938), p. 28. Retrieved March 24, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article100610689
The True Story of Tom Coolon
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Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 Registration Number 12131
Tom Coolon’s REVENGE (1924, November 29). Smith’s Weekly (Sydney, NSW : 1919 – 1950), p. 20. Retrieved March 31, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article234428750
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE (1953, August 1). Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 – 1954), p. 5. Retrieved March 31, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article62504209
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So who the hell was Alice anyway?
Photo of Alice: State Library of South Australia http://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+41086
“My Dearest Alice”, magazine article, source unknown.
Report by William Whitfield Mills, Overseer of Section C of the Overland Telegraph line, to Charles Todd. Part of the Todd papers, South Australian Archives.
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The Battle of Long Tan
Images of the Long Tan Memorial and artifacts from the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City were supplied by Steve Johns after a recent trip to Vietnam.
Wartime issue 55 feature article: ‘A very close thing indeed.’ Australian War Memorial https://www.awm.gov.au/wartime/55/long-tan/
Decisive Battles of the Indo-China Wars. Dave Sabben MG (PPT Presentation) https://view.officeapps.live.com/op/view.aspx?src=http://www.sabben.com/LongTan%20AnimatedV01e.pps
Carroll, Dr John. Phuoc Tuy Province – Vung Tau – Rung Sat Special Zone. http://hmassydney.com/wardroom/president/documents/2016/Phuoc%20Tuy%20Province.pdf
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Recruiting. (1915, August 13). Nambucca and Bellinger News (NSW : 1911 – 1945), p. 4. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article214531282
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AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE Service Records for 3888 Private John Ambrose McGree
Jack and Kate
CATTLE EXPORTS (1925, March 9). The Daily Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1903 – 1926), p. 6. Retrieved May 4, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article219080210
Death of Mrs. Rodgers (1921, August 13). Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 – 1927), p. 6. Retrieved May 4, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3308291
G.N. 322/27 (1927, December 16). Northern Territory Times (Darwin, NT : 1927 – 1932), p. 8. Retrieved May 4, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4553269
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Pike, Glenville. Frontier Territory. The Colourful Story of the Pioneering of North Australia. Cosmos Printing. Hong Kong. 1972 p. 237
JOHN WARRINGTON ROGERS (1935, February 1). Northern Standard (Darwin, NT : 1921 – 1955), p. 2. Retrieved May 4, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48068641
SALE OF URAPUNGA STATION. (1931, January 20). Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 – 1954), p. 10. Retrieved May 4, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article61581225
Note: All images apart from the Urandangi Store (Courtesy Hume Family, University of Queensland) are public domain works, courtesy of Territory Stories. http://www.territorystories.nt.gov.au
Australian Dictionary of Biography. Steele Rudd. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/davis-arthur-hoey-5911
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The story of the murders is the one told by Ion Idriess in his book, Nemarluk.
Northern Standard (Darwin, NT : 1921 – 1955), Tuesday 26 May 1936, page 10
Mary Watson of Lizard Island
Most of the information for this story comes from a plaque at the site of the Lizard Island ruins, along with the NLA entry at: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/203843082?q&versionId=22380
Most of the information for this story has been distilled from John Lewis’s memoirs. Fought and Won.
Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers (Melbourne, Vic. : 1867 – 1875), p. 177
Additional information from SA Birth, Death and Marriage Records