The Birdsville Track - In the footsteps of our cattlemen
First traversed by drovers, the remote Birdsville Track has become a popular tourist trek worthy of every Aussie's list of must-do adventures.
TRAVELLERS HAVE BEEN gathering on the dusty red banks of the Cooper, literally stopped in their tracks by the swollen waters of a creek usually famed for being relentlessly dry. Since February, and for the first time in two decades, the Birdsville Track is flooded. The old punt, last used 20 y