WE continue our journey in 1993 this week to see some compelling artistry of two well-known identities: Jim Pola and Farmer Nikko.
I’m afraid you will have to buy the paper to see the two lads 20 years ago though – trust me, they will look way better in print.
The heartier issue of the 1992 High Court of Australia Mabo decision, and the uncertainty of its effect on pastoralists across the nation was rife throughout the pages of 1993.
Full-page spreads were dedicated to a summary of the decision and definitions of a Mabo or native title claim.
Find out how a Dutch duo ended up in Stamford on the trip of a lifetime, and what breed of dog was taking over the blue heeler’s stock handling prowess.
All this and more in the April 18 edition of the North Queensland Register.
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