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John Jiggens - Cane Toad Times

John Jiggens talks about the beginning of Cane Toad Times and his influences, including underground publishing and New Journalism. He talks about the first collective's approach, particularly its take on "journalism of the ordinary", its response to the politics of Malcolm Fraser and Joh Bjelke-Petersen and the writers and cartoonists it featured.

Cast: State Library of Queensland

Tags: slq, qld, queensland, cane toad times, history, john oxley library, politics and satire

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Stephen Stockwell - Cane Toad Times

Stephen Stockwell, Professor of Journalism at Griffith University, talks about his involvement in the second editorial collective of The Cane Toad Times. He also speaks specifically on his interest in corruption within the Queensland Police Service, Queensland's love of big roadside monuments and his pseudonym "Clifford Clawback."

Cast: State Library of Queensland

Tags: slq, qld, queensland, cane toad times, history, john oxley library, politics, journalism, satire and bjelke-petersen

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Djarragun College students from Mer or Murray Island in the Eastern Torres Strait Islands, Far North Queensland, perform traditional dances during ...

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