Mary Ann Bugg (with Meg Foster)

This week, it’s a Foster duet as we’re joined by Dr. Meg Foster (no relation) to talk about Australia’s legacy of bushrangers, and her recent book Boundary Crossers: The Hidden History of Australia’s Other Bushrangers. If you don’t know who the bushrangers were, don’t worry, that’s the first thing Meg explains.

Our discussion focuses on Mary Ann Bugg, a mixed-race Worimi woman often left out or misrepresented in bushranger sagas.

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