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Growing up a Show Kid
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Growing up a Show Kid
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Eight-year-old Mia Chambers stands in front of the carnival ride her family owns.

MOST KIDS LOOK FORWARD TO THE WEEK THAT THE SHOW COMES TO TOWN, BRINGING SHOW BAGS, RIDES, GAMES AND MORE. BUT WHAT IS IT LIKE TO GROW UP ON THE SHOW?

The most unique school in Australia is threatened with closure. For the families who operate and run the travelling show, life on the showgrounds is often all they know. The National School for Travelling Show Children was in Rockhampton when Story Hunter Mike Clay caught up with them.