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Dot Collard

Dot Collard is the author of Busted Out Laughing. This book is no longer in print.

Dot was a Noongar woman from Western Australia’s south west region. As the mother of nine children, she immersed herself in family life. Then, during the sixties, she launched a career as a theatre and television actress. Dot told her story to Beryl Hackner who was born in Zimbabwe and arrived in Australia in 1982.