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Fabled land or false narrative: what is the modern outback?

One of the world’s last great untamed areas needs protection. In Guardian Australia’s new series, we examine the challenges it faces and meet those caring for it Read more of our Modern Outback series hereSign up for email notifications from our Modern Outback seriesThe outback looms large in Australia’s collective mythology. For some it’s a fabled place of extreme beauty and harshness that forged the Australian character. But for others this is a false narrative – as the author Alexis Wright puts it, a story “Australia chose to tell itself and wanted to believe, about a land which had been… Source – Full Article