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Article "An Outback Gem"  Australian Geographic November-December 2012 Story by Quentin Chester - Photography by Vincent Long "Once famed for its dugouts and abundance of opals, Coober Pedy is today rich in other gems:  culturally diverse folk who keep the spirit of the outback frontier town alive." Mentions George Kountouris, Vince Crisa, Tom and Mary's Taverna, Mila Kovacek, Steve Baines, Wayne Borrett, Pete Murray, Chris Warrior, Katrina Williams, Shanaka Hewage, Susie Crisa, Dean Walker, Greg Carrol, Marcus Hammermeister, Keith & Shirley Wreford, Pastor Deane Clee, Debbie Clee, Lionel & Carol Jones, Val & Colin Palmer GI 13007

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Desert Traders Mobil Garage on Umoona Road, owned by Andy Swaitek, 2010 More recently owned by Umoona Community

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Underground Book Shop and Lin Andrews Real Estate office on Post Office Hill Road, 2010

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Caltex Service Station 2010, owned by the Pantellis family More recently became Shell Service Station

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Healthcare and Gifts Shop on left, owned by Ruth and Dr Kamitakahara. Was closed in 2010 Later this site became "Waffles and Gems"  

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Empty block on the corner of Umoona Road and Hutchison Street 2010 This block later became the site of the Umoona Drug and Alcohol Centre

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Opal Shop on Hutchison Street 2010 Previously was an opal shop owned by Colin Williams and originally a fish cafe owned by Eric Malliotis  

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Peter's Shopping Centre, corner of Winch and Hutchison Streets 2010 Aretas Opals on right. Previously was "Fast Films"

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7 Day Supermarket on Hutchison Street in 2010, owned by the Lucas family. In 2011 it was bought by the Carter family becoming Carter's IGA

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