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Photo taken by Elizabeth Van Veen c1996

Finding Hungerford

The town of Hungerford is located on the border of New South Wales and Queensland on the Paroo River, which is often only a string of waterholes. However, when in flood, the river provides a good water source for cattle and travellers, at the northern end of the Murray-Darling Basin, 214 km north-west of Bourke […]

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Margaret McMahon

Tree Change

Margaret McMahon [E.6.12a.1b.5c=] was born in 1940 in Sydney. She followed her father into the legal profession and married Gregan McMahon [E.6.12a.1b.5c], also a solicitor. Together they established a successful legal practice in Paddington. In 1973 Margaret and Gregan and two small children, following what Margaret believed was an “instinctive migratory urge”, sold their business and […]

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The Saga of Heritage

by Dr Thomas Hungerford OBE (Patron of the Society) (Originally published in Journal Vol. 1 No. 1 – May 1991) Sir Walter Scott said: Breathes there a man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said This is my own, my native land? Land or heritage or something passed down from preceding generations; […]

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A Norma O’Hara Murphy Song

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