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Curriculum Viva

I always had an unquenchable curiosity about how the world worked, and an enthusiasm for travel. My folks had this to some extent too, because I went to 10 different schools in my 10 years of formal education. I read … Continue reading

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The Researcher, The Writer

I was inspired to do Community Development when the Whitlam Government launched it’s Australian Assistance Plan in the early 1970’s. I had a growing concern about long-term effects of poverty – a combination of malnutrition of the boday and of … Continue reading

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Dreams of Land and Freedom

I don’t know why I had such a hunger to own some land but it shaped my activities from my mid-teens. As a Sole Parent I was fortunate enough to buy a house with a loan from Queensland Housing Commission, … Continue reading

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An introduction to Lillian Geddes

I was born in 1946 in coastal Central Queensland, to basically good and honest parents. The town I grew up in was small; my siblings and I led relatively safe lives and on weekends and during school holidays we were … Continue reading

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