Walkabout Jack is dedicated to all those Australians who can no longer afford to live in the houses that their parents owned. In its way, it's a song of dispossession but it is equally a song of freedom. Being one man's story it demonstrates that remarkable Australian trait of being able to cut through the 'Gordian knot' with an attitude of sheer irrepressibility. It has been said by some of the more cynical commentators that the only thing Australia has ever given the world is hedonism. I believe it is more spiritual than that. Australian hedonism is a very special blend that fundamentally re-evaluates our priorities in life and challenges us about what is worth trading our energies for; and what is definitely a waste of time.