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Jim Haynes

Jim Haynes taught writing, literature, history, and drama in schools and universities before becoming a professional entertainer, song writer, and verse writer. He is the author of many Great Australian titles, including horse racing, yarns, and unknown true stories. He is one of the country's most prolific and successful Australian authors. He was awarded an OAM in 2016 for "service to the performing arts as an entertainer, author, broadcaster and historian."