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A Fresh Chapter
By her own reckoning, Rosemary Howe is on her third incarnation. Born and raised in the farming service centre of Cummins on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula her family moved to Adelaide to better the children’s educational opportunities. “I went int
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At Home With History
As Steph Burbury describes a day in the garden at Bowsden, her home in Tasmania’s Southern Midlands, it’s more like an archaeological dig than an encounter with Mother Nature. “You never know what’s going to turn up,” she says. “In the 30 years I’ve
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Pride Of The Murray
Local lore around the twin towns of Echuca-Moama on the Murray River has it that you can trace the fluctuating fortunes of Australia’s rural industry through the buildings on Perricoota station. There’s the imposing double storey, nine-bedroom brick