You may have already done it, but I would do a search for soapstone/marble
carving blocks. A few days ago, I found a site that had steatite similar to
what you describe as a special (could not find it today). The following
site does have a variety of steatite that may meet your needs.
Don't know of an Aussie type, but you might be interested in
Check out "steatite" instead of "steatrite", too.
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