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Article "Opal Capital of Australian Outback"  by Kenny Moore, photographs by Penny Tweedie - National Geographic October 1976 Mentions Danny Serdar, Josef Boucek (alias Machine gun Joe), Alice Burke, James Hutchison, Faye Nayler, Trevor and Kate Weatherill, David Genat, Tony Starke, Fred Horie, Tom Kruse, Craig Cameron, Owen Daw, Farid Khan, Jim Ledgard, Harold Binke. GI 80030

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BI 00017 7 'I've Lived Underground for 62 Years,' as told to Claudia Siron by Jenny Gough, That's Life, July 2023 Mentions Ron Gough, Cheryl & Robyn, Old Timers Mine

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30 Years after Student Bus Crash near Coober Pedy, Survivors Plan Documentary, Coober Pedy Regional Times, 23/6/23 45 students and 4 teachers from Mount Lilydale Mercy College were on board. Local responders included Andy Sheils (pictured), Janet Brewer, Veronika Witham, Nora McDonald, Lloyd Hetzel, and Grant Drummond.

GI 110482023-07-17T14:01:00+09:30

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Article "Sports at the Opal Fields" - Transcontinental (Port Augusta) 18-10-1940 Re Sports at Andamooka on Eight Hours Day 1940. Main event was race between opal buyers Tom Brady and Bill Francis. Tom Brady won. Also mentioned Mrs Sam Brooks, winner of the race for married women Sourced from Trove BI 00029 8

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Article "Opal at White Cliffs" - Barrier Miner (Broken Hill) 14-3-1900 Mentions opal dug out under Tom Brady's house at White Cliffs. Also mentions Phil Brady Sourced from Trove BI 00029 7  

BI 00029 72023-02-16T13:32:29+10:30

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Article "Through the Dogger's Country in search of Health" The Mail (Adelaide) 19-8-1933 Re At Mintabee (Mintabi) some fine opal was found by a party of men under Tom Brady the well known opal buyer Sourced from Trove BI 00029 6

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Article "Death in Adelaide of Mr Tom Brady" Barrier Miner (Broken Hill) 18-8-1949 Sourced from Trove BI 00029 5

BI 00029 52023-02-16T13:46:17+10:30

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Article "Jack Norton revisits" CPT June 1987  by Peter Caust Re. visit to Coober Pedy by George Robert "Jack" Norton after almost 70 years. Jack stayed with Len & Judy Absalom. Jack recalled how he and Archie Burnett drove the first vehicle a Ford, from William Creek to Coober Pedy in 1918 starting a freight and passenger service. The miners called it "Wilful Murder" Also mentioned: Doug McDouall, Sam Ervine and Tom Brady  

GI 900242023-02-11T21:44:46+10:30

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Article "Comings & Goings" CPT 24-10-1990 Mentions long term residents Demos & Tasula Tsakiridis and their daughters Sussan & Olga on  leaving Coober Pedy. Demos had lived in Coober Pedy for 21 years, taking ownership of  CPS store on 29th June 1969. Olga & Demos Tsakarikis pictured Also mentions the new co-owners of Caltex Coober Pedy Roadhouse, John & Connie Zarpas, along with Tony & Vickie Zarpas Pictured are John & Vickie Zarpas with their children Peter, Nick and Tanya

CO 000772023-02-11T21:28:09+10:30

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Article "The Opal Cutter" CPT 21-11-1990 Features Piet & Barbara Lamont in their new shop "The Opal Cutter" located in the Desert Cave Shopping gallery

CO 000762023-02-11T21:13:03+10:30
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