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 …

Horse racing in the Australian desert at Birdsville – in pictures

Horse racing in the Australian desert at Birdsville – in pictures  The Guardian Full coverage

Pauline Hanson on why boxing, beers and Birdsville is the ‘real’ Australia

Pauline Hanson on why boxing, beers and Birdsville is the ‘real’ Australia  NEWS.com.au Full coverage

Fashions on the Field at Birdsville puts the Melbourne Cup to shame

Fashions on the Field at Birdsville puts the Melbourne Cup to shame  NT News Full coverage

Here’s When You’ll Be Able To Watch A Solar Eclipse In Australia

Here’s When You’ll Be Able To Watch A Solar Eclipse In Australia  Hit 107 Full coverage