“An Africa on your own front door step”: the development of an Australian safari

@article{Brennan2015AnAO,
  title={“An Africa on your own front door step”: the development of an Australian safari},
  author={C. Brennan},
  journal={Journal of Australian Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={396 - 410}
}
  • C. Brennan
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Journal of Australian Studies
  • The safari arrived in Australia in the 1950s. Promising luxury and excitement the Australian safari deliberately drew on African precedents to create an instantly recognisable hunting experience. Hunters came from southern Australia and overseas to hunt crocodiles in northern Queensland, and, later, the Northern Territory. But despite its glamour and contemporary public profile the presence of the safari in tropical Australia has been overlooked by historians although its development reveals… CONTINUE READING
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