Last night the throb of Harley-Davidsons announced the Longriders had come to Dubbo. After meeting their club Chaplain in Uralla in March we invited them to visit if they came through Dubbo. We also figured they would have something in common with Bruno Efoti’s Tradies Insight group. It turns out they are both working to provide the kind of spaces where men in particular are comfortable enough to be themselves and talk out life issues. WATCH as Paul chats with Padre Matt about their experience.
The travellers met some lions today. The first wheeled himself out of a small museum in an electric wheelchair. Austin gently corrected me when I said he was stuck in the contraption. He told me he refused to think the stroke had invalidated him. This big-hearted man lovingly told us the stories of the young men of the Bush Brotherhood who had ridden bikes, driven T-model Fords through swamps and sand dunes shepherding the people on lonely READ MORE...
The wide red country round Bourke on the Darling is Paul’s patch and even though he’s explored it for forty years or more, it still surprises him. That’s mostly because it’s story-rich. And it’s not just local yarns either – there are stories there that will knock your socks off. Explorers, poets, bushrangers, cameleers, READ MORE...
Join The Outback Historian, Paul Roe, on an unforgettable journey into Australia's Past as he follows the footprints of the Master Storyteller and uncovers unknown treasures of the nation.