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  1. May 05,  · The Dog on the Tucker Box is a New South Wales icon. It has sat beside the Hume Highway, eight kilometres (five miles) from Gundagai in Snake Gully, since Recently, this tribute to Australia's pioneer history has become so popular that a Dog on the Tucker Box Festival has been held each year since
  2. The story of Lady, a faithful dog who lives with her master Bill. Bill is a bullock team driver on the lonely roads of colonial Australia. Bill's team gets bogged and Lady waits patiently on his tucker box for him to return, of course he never does. The Dog on the Tuckerbox is memorialised by a famous monument outside Gundagai.4/5(7).
  3. Actually, despite the line from the original verse, the monument of the Dog on the Tuckerbox lies about five miles (eight kilometers) north of the New South Wales town of Gundagai.
  4. Winifred Atwell, to huge applause, ended up taking several curtain calls that night and was immediately signed up by Delfont to a long-term contract. In she signed a record contract with Decca, and the following year she was playing in front of the new Queen Elizabeth at .
  5. The yoke of his bullock team breaks and, to make matters worse, 'the dog shat on the tucker-box/ Five miles from Gundagai'. Salesman and balladeer Jack Moses wrote a cleaned-up version in the s in which the dog sits on and guards the tuckerbox" Cheers Nicolas , 18 January (UTC) I have a 's Rose Series Postcard here, P
  6. Where the Dog Sits on the Tucker Box By Jim Davidson's Dandies. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Where the Dog Sits on the Tucker Box - Jim Davidson's Dandies. Featured on Australia A Galaxy of Stars Vol 1. More by Jim Davidson's Dandies. Aussie Nostalgia.
  7. Australian Bullock Team. In the ’s, a man using the pen name “Bowyang Yorke” wrote a poem about a loyal dog guarding his master’s possessions while said master went to find help after the team got bogged down. That wasn’t the original poem, however. Originally, the dog took a dump in his master’s lunchbox (which is a less than loyal action).
  8. However anyone reading the original poem would come to the conclusion that the ultimate in bad luck had befallen the bullocky – that the dog had actually ‘shat in’ the tucker box. In this image of the tourist memorial near Gundagai a statue of the dog ‘sits’ on the tucker box while kids steal money from the wishing fountain in front.

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