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Jillaroo, Tiff Dunn, on Avon Downs station in the Northern Territory.
Mathew Barrett cracks his whip at cattle as they move across Avon Downs station in the NT.
Darren Clark, the photograher, captured his shadow elongated by a low slung sun on Adria Downs station, near Birdsville in western Queensland.
Young Sam and Daniel Scott live on Lake Nash cattle station on the grassy Barkly Tablelands in the Northern Territory’s inland.
Robert Maunsell fence sitting on Brunette Downs station in the Northern Territory.
Raising dust at Avon Downs station on the Barkly Tablelands, NT.
Dawson Dodd, a Brunette Downs station stockman.
Dawn heats up as the helicopter musterers get moving on Brunette Downs station.
‘Cuppa’ at sunrise on Brunette Downs.
Serious competition at Camooweal Rodeo in Queensland.
The ‘jockeys’ wait for their run at the Brunette Downs Races.
A tip of the hat to the jillaroos on Brunette Downs station.
Cattle should always enter yards via the same entry point and leave by a separate exit gate at the other side of the yards. This will encourage cattle to enter the yard themselves. A helicopter and stations hands get to work’yearding cattle’ on Avon Downs station, NT.
Action aplenty at Camelweal Rodeo, north-western Queensland.
Tony Green is in charge of checking and keeping the bores in good condition on Brunette Downs station. Bore runners often work along and travel huge distances regularly.
The simple life of a drovers’ camp on Brunette Downs, NT.
The Coolibah bronco branding brace on Adria Downs, Qld.
Smoko for drovers on Brunette Downs station.
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