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  • adj. Of the great interior basin of Australia.


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  • It is a measure of how much, or how little, actually happens in Alice that this shot of Nick appeared a few days later on the front page of the local newspaper, the Centralian Advocate.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Before the trial, an editorial in the Centralian Advocate acknowledged the importance of what was about to happen: Everyone knows this is a test case of Australian justice; a case where justice must be seen to be done.

    Australia's dark heart

  • The Centralian Advocate was there and reported with titillating colour: Defence lawyers had quiet words with the parents of the men, while a row of pretty young things, with painted nails and highlights in their hair, shared nervous giggles as they waited for the court to open … Mr Ryder's family slipped in the back.

    Australia's dark heart

  • The Centralian Advocate leads with a story about an argument that resulted in a shooting.

    Australia's dark heart

  • Two hundred and fifty locals paid for a full-page advert in the Centralian Advocate calling for peace.

    Australia's dark heart

  • At her shout four Vegians ripped four Centralian shirts apart, seized four hip-holstered blasters, and shouted with glee-but they shouted too soon.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • Directly beneath Vesta's head was seated a man in Centralian garb; four others were behind, in front of, and at each side of, their chief.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • There also were the idiotically smiling faces of the hadive smokers, the twitching members of those who preferred the Centralian nitrolabe-needle, the helplessly stupefied eaters of bentlam-but why go on?

    Gray Lensman

  • Read the whole story as it originally appeared in the Centralian Advocate Bicycling

  • But the state had ordered Lokitis to vacate, leaving the fourth-generation Centralian little choice but to say goodbye - to the house, and to what's left of the town he loved. Stories


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