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By Compass and Quran - History of Australian ‘s Muslim Camaleers

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The history of the Afghan Cameleers - The Ghans - History of the Muslim Australians who introduced Camels, Dates and much more to the Australian landscape. A new historical documentary about the positive contribution of Muslims to nation building screened on ABC TV .Muslim cameleers helped open up the outback between 1860 and 1939 until the camel industry came to an end with the advent of the motor truck. A fascinating film that explores the lives of these unusual men, who lived their lives by compass and Quran.  Written by Kuranda Seyit .Listen to this interview with Director Fadle Elharris.