Shearing shed memories

Stephen Burns
By Stephen Burns
May 28 2022 - 8:00am
Les McIlveen reflecting on his happy years working in woolsheds.
Shearers quarters at Carandotta, near Dajarra in 1932. Photo: John Oxley Library

Les McIlveen has no regrets about his lifetime career as a shearer.

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Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College