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Moondyne Joe

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Charlotte Badger

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Assisted Immigration

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A Night in the Woodend Lockup

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So who the hell was Alice anyway?

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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.

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Jack and Kate

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Steele Rudd

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Nemarluk

The Australian Dictionary of Biography. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/nemarluk-11222

The story of the murders is the one told by Ion Idriess in his book, Nemarluk.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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

Territory Gold

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