In the Mallee country, a family gathers to celebrate the eightieth birthdays of twin sisters Dibs and Girlie. But these have been heartbreak years in the bush and the cracks are beginning to show. All have a claim to the land, but which claim will prevail and who will lose out? A powerful family saga dealing with the divisions between the city and the bush, black and white, and duty and freedom.

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EXTRACT: My friends, we made this country. And we're not about to be bullied by foreign interests who are no different to those bikies. I'm talking about the multinationals. I'm talking about the foreign-owned banks. And I'm talking about every Asian, Moslem and Hottentot who come here and refuse to sign up to the Australian Way of Life. There are women who come to this country who are not prepared to show their faces. Well I say, 'Don't show your face around here'.



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