Life in the Valley
Fitzroy Crossing has been in the news again. Front-page newspaper images of women carryning slabs of VB home on pension day mirror the scenes outside the window of my donga in the centre of town. It's Big Pay day in Big Pay week.1 More than this town's fair share of community members are gripped in the teeth of grog.
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Kinnane, S. (2010). Blood History. In R. Perkins & M. Langton (eds.). First Australians, (pp 142-184). Melbourne, VIC: Melbourne University Press.