Our Place

Bigger Is Better

This is a story about the Big Things, the highway-side attractions like the Big Banana and the Big Prawn, and some Bigger Things, the silo murals that line the highways of regional Victoria. This is also the story of how these monuments speak of a towns industry and identity.

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    This is the story of how the goon bag was invented on a soldier settlement block in rural Victoria. Myf interviews John Angove, the son of the inventor, and Ian Cook, grandson of one of the soldier settlers.

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    • Myf Warhurst

      Myf Warhurst is one of Australia’s best-known and loved media personalities, with a career spanning twenty years in radio, television, print and podcast. Holding a Bachelor of Arts (Honors in Fine Art Theory) and Post-Graduate in Art Curatorial Studies, Myf’s passion for music, art and popular culture has made her a trusted household name. Myf's national ABC radio show had a daily broadcast audience of over one million listeners. She helped to launch Double J, has hosted many popular shows on triple j, Triple M and the ABC, and is co-host of the weekly ‘Bang On’ podcast with Zan Rowe. Myf is also the voice of Aunt Trixie on Australia’s most popular, Logie Award-winning, Emmy-nominated cartoon, Bluey.

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