National Archives of Australia
I had no idea when I stood at the ships
rail and looked beyond the sheds, which were the customs sheds,
to what seemed a flat land completely devoid of distinguishing features
what it would be like to live in Australia.
Elizabeth Jolley, author,
Central Mischief: On Writing, Her Past and Herself, Ringwood,
audio is part of the Customs and Quarantine Regulations Song
by Alan Stocks and the Quodlibet Singers. From the compact disc
Wagne's Rinse Cycle (ABC Classics 465 260-2). Used by permission
of ABC Classics.