Workers and families got used to the new environment and the working conditions as the construction projects multiplied across the project sites, while others had to get used to their relocated townships.
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- Intro/Exit music modified from: ‘Grand Canyon’ by LÃHSTANA DAVID [CCFM Music]
- Ulick O’Boyle and the Settlers: http://www.songsofthesnowy.com.au/Songbook.aspx
- Watson’s Crag – The Settlers https://youtu.be/NfzrfrbsAIc
- Farewell Jindabyne – The Settlers https://youtu.be/qIvbeDsk8_Q
- Put a light in every country window – Gary Shearston https://youtu.be/N6NScBO_JWU