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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 By the Billabong
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Magoffin visits the Combo Hole, a billabong he asserts is associated with 'Waltzing Matilda'. He visualises the night the song was written during Paterson's visit to Dagworth in January, 1895 and presents some of Paterson's own recollections


  • Includes two photographs of the Combo waterhole.

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  • Winton area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,
  • 1895
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