Big Red Sand Dune near Birdsville

Big Red is the tallest dune in the Simpson Desert, which is the largest sand dune desert in the world according to the Guiness Book of Records. Drivers see Big Red as a challenge. Many need several attempts to get Read More …

Birdsville Cemetery

Birdsville¬†Cemetery is unusual because it lies peacefully in amongst the dunes. Drive out of Birdsville to the west towards the Simpson Desert and turn right. What’s the oldest grave you can spot?

Lyn Rowlands

Lyn Rowlands was born and bred in Birdsville. In fact, she was born in a shed at the back of the old Birdsville clinic, which is now a museum. Lyn remembers the old days, when the women went down to Read More …

Birdsville Clinic

The old Birdsville clinic is now a museum. For my first 5 years in Birdsville, this was where we went to see the Flying Doctor on his monthly visits. It was in this room that I found out I was Read More …