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Exploring dug out homes

Duration: 01:54

Huw Edwards explores the 'dug outs' which were home to migrant miners in remote and often arid parts of Australia. Jason Shute, from Flinders University, Adelaide, explains how mining communities sprang up around river creeks, building homes into the banks.

Available since: Mon 15 Jul 2013

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Wales in Australia with Huw Edwards

Huw Edwards discovers the hand that Welsh people have had in shaping Australia.

First broadcast: 18 Jul 2013

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