Murray Goat Island
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Panoramic photo by Klaus Mayer EXPERT Taken 06:36, 15/04/2009 - Views loading...


Murray Goat Island

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Goat Island is a small green island in the Murray River at Riverside Park in Swan Hill. The park features a launching platform for canoes which are a perfect means of transport to explore the river.

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The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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