Bangate Station: A Narran narrative

By Peter Austin
Updated January 8 2017 - 8:07pm, first published January 7 2017 - 6:00pm
Pam and Doug Caley with one of the original title deeds to Bangate Station and the Bangate Shearers’ Cup - a reward to shearers who defied union threats in the 1890s.

Signs of strain, and perhaps of looming crisis, were evident in the advertisement placed in the local Walgett newspaper amid worsening drought in 1889 by Langloh Parker, the financially besieged owner of Bangate Station.

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