Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Fifth Generation Carnie Puts Their History on Show

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Fifth Generation Carnie Puts Their History on Show

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Byline: Amy Haydock Amy.Haydock@capnews.com.au

Rockhampton Show Info

What: Rockhampton Show 2011

Where: Rockhampton Showgrounds

When: June 7 to Thursday, June 9

Gates open from 9am every day until 10pm every night over the three days.

Cost: Adults $15, pensioner $7, child (six to 17 years) $10, family (two adults three children) $40, children five years and under free.

Fireworks will be on each night starting at 7.30pm tonight, 8.30pm on Wednesday and at 8pm on Thursday.

ASK Richard Miller about any photo in his 7000-strong collection, dating as far back as the 1800s, and he'll be able to tell you about it.

A showman for 65 years, Mr Miller is the fifth generation in his family to be part of the travelling circus that is the show circuit, with life on the road being full of stories.

C[pounds sterling]I've got three children and two of them were born here in Rockhampton,C[yen] Mr Miller said.

This year, he's back again for the Rockhampton Show with some pretty interesting things on exhibit. …

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