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Rural Australia is a harsh environment. The land is dusty and dry, dangers can be hidden and the heat unceasing. You could be tricked into thinking the land is barren. But this is far from the truth. Through a process of trial and error that has taken place over the 60,000-year history of human settlement in Australia, people have thrived on this continent.

Aboriginal Australians share a deep connection to the land, with its physical and spiritual importance taught to them by their ancestors. Their long-told stories say that if you are kind to the environment, it will reciprocate and provide you with everything needed for a fulfilling life. This respect has proved successful, with a huge variety of plants and animals whose chemical

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