Desert sunset near Mungerannie

Spend a little time in the desert and this is what you’ll see – beautiful sunsets and a wide, flat horizon. It’s almost surreal! This was taken just north of Mungerannie.

Tom Kruse Truck

Imagine following a 500km cattle trail over dunes and across stony gibber plains, without meeting another soul. In the 1930s, before phones and portable radios, Tom Kruse did just that. Once a month, Tom delivered supplies and mail from Marree Read More …

Mulka Store

Mulka Store sold everything a drover and his family might need, from ribbons to spurs. It was created and run by George and Mabel Aiston from the 1920s through to the 50s. George, nicknamed ‘Poddy’ because of his big belly, Read More …

Nina Betts

Nina Betts was the lovely wife of the station manager at Mungerannie in 2007 when we travelled the Birdsville Track recording interviews. Her stories were an eye opener. In her┬áBirdsville Track Audio Tour interview, Nina describes the difficulties of getting Read More …

Lake Harry Station

Who would have dreamt that Lake Harry Station used to be a date plantation! It was part of a government experiment in new commercial crops. The seedlings were planted in 1897. The date palms grew well but the planners forgot Read More …