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Australian Story The Last Muster/Mr Squiggle (1996– ) Online

Australian Story The Last Muster/Mr Squiggle (1996– ) Online
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The Last Muster/Mr Squiggle
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TV Episode / Documentary
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Mark Barnard,Tim Fischer,Margaret Hetherington
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TV Episode
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Australian Story The Last Muster/Mr Squiggle (1996– ) Online

The Last Muster: Brian O'Sullivan, a grazier and incidentally, Victorian State President of the National Party, tells of the anguish of having to sell off his family's herd of cattle. Their property in Patchewollock, in the Mallee country, has been home to the family for three generations. However it has now been gazetted to be part of a National Park. O'Sullivan talks frankly about the pain and heartache involved in the sale, and the void that it will leave in his life. He also affirms his faith in the parliamentary system despite the cruel blow that it has dealt him. The programme follows O'Sullivan and his family as they embark on "the last muster". The story is introduced by Deputy Prime Minister, Tim Fischer. PLUS: Mr Squiggle: Our second story is a unique insight into a national institution, Mr Squiggle, the longest running programme on Australian Television. Originally commissioned for a run of six weeks Mr Squiggle has now run for thirty seven years. Mr Squiggle's creator, ...
Episode credited cast:
Mark Barnard Mark Barnard - Himself - Presenter
Tim Fischer Tim Fischer - Himself - Presenter
Margaret Hetherington Margaret Hetherington - Herself
Norman Hetherington Norman Hetherington - Himself
Rebecca Hetherington Rebecca Hetherington - Herself
Brian O'Sullivan Brian O'Sullivan - Himself