jillaroo


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jillaroo

(ˌdʒɪləˈruː)
n, pl -roos
(Animals) informal Austral a female jackeroo
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Title: The reluctant jillaroo Author: Kaz Delaney Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2016 Heidi and Harper, identical on the outside, are worlds apart on the inside.
Bruce musters 2000 head of cattle on his property, Speculation, with his wife and jillaroo Annette, a handful of dogs and a muscular, dreaded Maremma (dreaded in fur not in temperament)--the mythologised canine guardian of vulnerable livestock.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS: The Leconfield Jackaroo and Jillaroo School in Australia.
A keen horsewoman, she got a job as a "jillaroo" - similar to a cowgirl working on a ranch - and it was there in the 1970s she got her big break, thanks to a young Mick Jagger filming Ned Kelly in the Australian outback.
Before starting university she worked on an outback station, ostensibly as a jillaroo, but more "a domestic slave." Long hours cooking, cleaning and child-minding were the rule.
For most of our families these days you are the jillaroo ...
While there she tried out a number of new employment options, which included working in Sydney as a recruitment consultant and a short spell as a Jillaroo ( Australian cowgirl ( in Western Australia.
Many will stay at Jackaroo and Jillaroo schools in the outback with five and 11-day courses teaching students how to horse ride and how to to muster, lasso and milk cattle.
A jackaroo (or jillaroo) lives in a workers' hut made from timber and corrugated iron.
World Cup winning Jillaroo and Indigenous All Stars captain Rebecca Young will captain the womens squad which is coached by Brad Donald.