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#84 How did the remote SA township of Marla come to be?

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Jane Oakley-Lohm is a central figure in the story of Marla, a remote township in South Australia that sprung up from a roadhouse created in the 1980's.

Jane spent 11 years in Marla and admits she has red dirt in her veins. Though she found it lonely at times, Marla was also the hub of the district and anything that went wrong ended up on Jane's doorstep - which is just more proof that people who live in the outback are strong, courageous and caring people.

** This podcast includes a gory story and mentions suicide, so if this could be triggering for you, we suggest maybe skip this one and listen to the next one.


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