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A podcast from ABC Radio

Rum, Rebels & Ratbags

abc.net.au/radio/programs/rumrebelsratbags

10 Episodes • Released Daily

10 Episodes • Released Daily

A podcast from ABC Radio

Rum, Rebels & Ratbags

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10 Episodes • Released Daily

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Rum, Rebels & Ratbags is history not for the faint-hearted. Historian and author of 'Girt' David Hunt and ABC Radio Sydney's Dom Knight uncover the characters and events left out of your high school history class.

Latest Episode

24 Jun 2015 • 35 mins

Mothers of a nation

Women in the convict colony initially had a hard life, but for many New South Wales presented undreamed of opportunities. They had a greater say in relationships, property, business and government policy than back in Britain, so it is no surprise Australia was a world leader in women’s suffrage.