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The Great Sheepdog Trials single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 The Great Sheepdog Trials
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A sheepdog performs amazing feats, including rounding up a blowfly into a bottle, to prove he is the best dog in Queensland.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore Bill Scott , Sydney : Ure Smith , 1976 Z206758 1976 anthology poetry short story prose Sydney : Ure Smith , 1976 pg. 264-266
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    y separately published work icon The Banshee and the Bullocky : Tales of My Uncle Arch Bill Scott , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 Z429332 1996 selected work short story humour 'Things were different when Uncle Arch roamed the outback with his bullock team a century ago. These days, few people encounter a banshee in the bush, see a flying saucer, or see and capture a giant mud-gudgeon ... Yet these and many other things happened to this paragon of a bushman, faithfully chronicled by Bill Scott and the exploits brought to life by Ron Edwards's humorous illustrations.' (Publication summary) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 pg. 81-85
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