In this desert type area this is the life blood of the town of B
Water supply for Birdsville just keeps pouring out of the ground. Hot.
Where would an old Swaggie find a shady tree for a rest here ?
Birdsville via Yaraka ex Emerald
Some of the local cattle & sheep stations around here. Many are
Lofty Harris ANZAC Birdsville. Jericho store behind.
Better get ready for the next curve in the road. Coming up soon;-
Lofty Harris ANZAC Birdsville
One way for an earthmover to move camp.
Mobile home on the Birdsville road.
No privacy issues here.
Mt Leonard. Huge.
Lofty Harris ANZAC Birdsville. Mt Leonard Station
Sully & Rusty
Birdsville. Statue. ANZAC.
A tribute to all those in any way involved in the project. Sons were lost out here too.
On left is Lofty Bunworth who drove Centurian tanks & M-113 APC
In Birdsville caravan park for the ANZAC parade weekend. Other two guys also ex Navy etc.
The cattle drive.
Sully's setup in entrance to Birdsville van park.
In Birdsville Caravan Park our mate Sully gets a prime position for his week long stay. He is friend of owners
Birdsville. You are here. Where to now?
A great sign in Birdsville with all the info.
Birdsville. You are here. Where would you like to go?
Water supply in Birdsville. Lucky they have underground water supply by nature.
Horse walks circle to drive steel shaft at left drives a chaff cutter mchine
Guy runs a great little museum in Birdsville. Great history. Town once was a border customs point.
24/7 hot water from nature in Birdsville but it has to be cooled
Wonder how the Kombi guys finished their outback adventure. Folk
VW Kombis had a problem where petrol leaked into a depression & ignited at rear.
Diamantina Shire in the great Queensland outback.
The real outback.
Bloody fool !
He stops to take a photo of a snad dune. Three hours later he is still there. Sand bogged. Left high lift jack/shovel at home. That's helpful.
Sadly it seems as the sole resident of Betoota is away with a me
This building was the Betoota Hotel for some 40 years.Almost a ghost town. Population zero. Shop is closed. Would you wonder.
Diamantina country now.
Safer to travel out here if you have a life saving UHF two way and a good antenna. Note my antennaa is not a big white one yet can do 70k