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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Gorn Shearin'
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* Contents derived from the Hay, Balranald - Hay area, Far South West NSW, New South Wales,:Riverine Grazier , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Mani"I never really knew this man, in those years so long ago,", Harold Hunt , 2002 single work poetry (p. Inside cover)

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y separately published work icon Harold Hunt, Lecturer and Author, Discusses His Book Gorn Shearin' Rob Willis (interviewer), Bigga : 2004 Z1651831 2004 single work interview

'Harold hunt born 1925 at Bourke, NSW discusses his book Gorn Shearin'; his family background; his parents; his Aboriginal heritage; the depression years in the outback; the family travelling around western NSW looking for work; his parents getting a lease for a 'Coallie Bore' and settling there; his parents separation; his mother taking the children to Wanaaring; bush remedies; children's games; his mother's laundering techniques and equipment; his mother playing musical games on the accordion; a family band playing for dances in the area; the entertainment of the time; musical performers, being mostly country and western; his views on trust and respect in those days; his family getting their first wireless; the fights in the boxing tent shows.'

'Hunt speaks about the 'University of life'; his ideas on the value of education; the Aboriginal view on education; racism in Australia; his views on Aboriginality; his views on multiculturalism; living with Aboriginals in Central Australia; his work as a drug counselor in Central Australia; the shearing industry; his shearing days; the shearer's area; shearing superfine sheep and the 'Golden Bale'; 'Big Jack McLeod', a noted shearer; changes in the shearing industry; the introduction of the wide comb by New Zealand shearers; how he stopped drinking and dealt with the problem; helping others with drinking problems; his philosophy on life; his current position as a university lecturer.' Source NLA (Sighted 27 November 2009)

y separately published work icon Harold Hunt, Lecturer and Author, Discusses His Book Gorn Shearin' Rob Willis (interviewer), Bigga : 2004 Z1651831 2004 single work interview

'Harold hunt born 1925 at Bourke, NSW discusses his book Gorn Shearin'; his family background; his parents; his Aboriginal heritage; the depression years in the outback; the family travelling around western NSW looking for work; his parents getting a lease for a 'Coallie Bore' and settling there; his parents separation; his mother taking the children to Wanaaring; bush remedies; children's games; his mother's laundering techniques and equipment; his mother playing musical games on the accordion; a family band playing for dances in the area; the entertainment of the time; musical performers, being mostly country and western; his views on trust and respect in those days; his family getting their first wireless; the fights in the boxing tent shows.'

'Hunt speaks about the 'University of life'; his ideas on the value of education; the Aboriginal view on education; racism in Australia; his views on Aboriginality; his views on multiculturalism; living with Aboriginals in Central Australia; his work as a drug counselor in Central Australia; the shearing industry; his shearing days; the shearer's area; shearing superfine sheep and the 'Golden Bale'; 'Big Jack McLeod', a noted shearer; changes in the shearing industry; the introduction of the wide comb by New Zealand shearers; how he stopped drinking and dealt with the problem; helping others with drinking problems; his philosophy on life; his current position as a university lecturer.' Source NLA (Sighted 27 November 2009)

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