form y Aunty Maggie and the Womba Wakgun single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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Based on actual events that occurred in Holland Park, Brisbane in the 1950s, Aunty Maggie and the Womba Wakgun is the tale of a hungry family, disgruntled neighbours and a rooster with attitude. Aunty Maggie and Uncle Peter, who struggle to feed their three nephews, think they've found a solution when Aunty Maggie swaps a tin of tobacco for some hens and a rooster. The promise of fresh eggs doesn't eventuate, however, and the rooster becomes more and more of a headache. A crisis point is reached when the rooster nearly dies and is only saved by a bit of quick thinking [from] Aunty Maggie. Her actions not only stun the family but lead to her becoming famous in the neighbourhood.

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Works about this Work

Mirth in the Message Melinda Ham , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 April 2011; (p. 9)
Angelina Hurley Jason Nahrung , 2011 single work biography
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , September no. 211 2011; (p. 4)
Audience Loves Aunty Maggie 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 7 April no. 473 2010; (p. 48)
'Aboriginal film Aunty Maggie and the Womba Wakgun took out the award for Best Australian Film atthe recent 2010 Heart of Gold International Flim Festival in Gympie, north of Brisbane.' Source: Koori Mail 473 (2010): 48
Real Limp Performance Des Partridge , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 - 12 July 2009; (p. 27)
Deb Keeps It Short and Sweet Linda Morris , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 December 2009; (p. 9)
Real Limp Performance Des Partridge , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 - 12 July 2009; (p. 27)
Deb Keeps It Short and Sweet Linda Morris , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 December 2009; (p. 9)
Audience Loves Aunty Maggie 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 7 April no. 473 2010; (p. 48)
'Aboriginal film Aunty Maggie and the Womba Wakgun took out the award for Best Australian Film atthe recent 2010 Heart of Gold International Flim Festival in Gympie, north of Brisbane.' Source: Koori Mail 473 (2010): 48
Mirth in the Message Melinda Ham , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 April 2011; (p. 9)
Angelina Hurley Jason Nahrung , 2011 single work biography
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , September no. 211 2011; (p. 4)
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  • Holland Park, Holland Park - Mount Gravatt area, Brisbane - South East, Brisbane, Queensland,
  • 1950s
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