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- n. A female jackaroo, a woman who does the job of a jackaroo.
Now, as a little girl I knew “cowboy” was off the table, but I saw no reason not to say “jillaroo” or, indeed, “astronaut.”
Crash-victim Kirsty Robinson, 24, was on an outback adventure of a lifetime working as a jillaroo at Killarney Station, 380km south of Katherine, when she was killed on October 14, NTnews reports.
Ms Robinson had the "travel bug" and had picked up work as a jillaroo in Mt Isa and then Killarney station, where she had been working for a few weeks.
I've scraped the bottom of the job barrel - kissogram girl, jillaroo, buxom serving wench - but bedpan emptier was the most degrading.