A montage of memories and yarns of struggle and survival from Eden, a fishing town on the coast of NSW.

'These people make past and present cohere into an inimitable pattern to show us an environment and community as quirkily individual as any of the eccentrics in the Milkwood gallery.'
Sydney Morning Herald 1986

  • lyrical/minimalistic
  • 110
  • 6 total
  • 3 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • history
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • adult, teen, young adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Male | Unspecified | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 35

EXTRACT: I was thirteen when I left school and fifteen when I went into the bush . On me own. Just went in; got a licence and started on me own .. Cuttin ' sleepers . Some blokes cut 'em so clean you could rub your face on 'em . And that's with an axe .. I like the bush . You please yourself what you do . No-one to worry you about where you'll be .

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