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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendo...

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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and...

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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Woven semi-circular basket

Woven semi-circular basket

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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Bl...

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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

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Broadwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Incised wooden shield

Incised wooden shield

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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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1850
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Adze

Adze

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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals

Boab nut incised with designs of animals

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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

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New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

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Bolara, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

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Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

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Tchanning, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Elliptical ornamant featuring a section of shell

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Ornaments
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spear

Spear

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Spears
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Shield

Shield

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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1912
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Digging stick

Digging stick

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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Club

Club

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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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Nautilus shell necklace

Nautilus shell necklace

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Necklaces
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Elliptical ornament, made from a section of shell

Elliptical ornament, made from a section of shell

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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Nelson
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1931
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Club

Club

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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Club

Club

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Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Baraimal Jack
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1916
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Boomerang

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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Cobbie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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Shield - QLD

Shield - QLD

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Yamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Club

Club

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Yamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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1903
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Rainforest shield - Barron Falls, QLD

Rainforest shield - Barron Falls, QLD

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Grey's Pocket, Barron Falls, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

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Edged weapon components
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St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Tiburria
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Boomerangs
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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1898
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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1897
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spear

Spear

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Spears
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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1900
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Spear

Spear

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Spears
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Boney
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Boomerangs
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Knife

Knife

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Stone tools
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1909
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Headband made from two-ply fibre string

Headband made from two-ply fibre string

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Headbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1895
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Goodooga, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Club

Club

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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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