Australia’s First Greyhound

Here is an interesting story written by Noel Christensen in regard to Sir Joseph Banks greyhound “Lady” and their arrival with Captain Cook on May 1st 1770. A reenactment was done in New South Wales in 1977. Most of us older brigade would remember the now 74 year old actor Chard Hayward pictured. He is a Welsh-born Australian-American television actor, director and producer, he is best known for his long-running role of camp barman Dudley Butterfield in the 1970s television soap opera Number 96, he had previously appeared in a small role as a hippie in earlier episodes.