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Spend the winter in New England

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Updated March 3 2021 - 6:06pm, first published June 19 2020 - 5:05pm

In the early 1800s, a keen explorer beat a track north of Newcastle to open up the rich wool-growing area of New England. NSW Surveyor-General John Oxley used a bullock dray to navigate the track, which became known as the Great Northern Road.

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