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Growing up in Kalgoorlie

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A Family of Aussie Bogans

Bogan: Australian slang, usually pejorative or self-deprecating, for an individual who is recognised to be from a lower class background or someone whose limited education, speech, clothing, attitude and behaviour exemplifies such a background’. We were a family of Aussie Bogans. We wore black Fab jeans and flannelette shirts. My Dad rode motor bikes, wandered around with a pack of Winnie blues up his sleeve, and loved to drink rum. We all loved rock music. And yes – we didn’t have a lot of money. In the 80’s…

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