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Didane the Koala (folklore)

Back in the Dreamtime, the rugged Carnarvon area was a very hot, dry place. There were no trees or bushes, and no grass.
When the first people arrived, the country seemed new and strange, with narrow gorges and the towering sandstone cliffs of Boodyadella, the main dividing range. The people came to love these craggy ranges, [...]

The Koala and the Bunyip (folklore)

Long, long ago, a koala lived on the top of a mountain. Every night she came down to a waterhole in the Wollondilly to drink. There she met the Bunyip who lived in the deepest, darkest part of the swamp. Koala was not afraid of the Bunyip and they would talk all through the night [...]