These certified organic Herefords are in the Nappanerica Yards on Adria Downs Station west of Birdsville. Herefords fatten easily on the native grasses of the Channel Country. They are well…
steam engine

Steam Engine

This relic is aging in the sand near the ruins of the Annadale Homestead on Adria Downs Station. It was used for pumping water back in the early 1900s.
outback journey

Dalene & Deon

In the early 1980’s a photographer for the National Geographic magazine came to Birdsville to shoot some images of the outback. I took our twins Dalene & Deon out to…
Birdsville Cemetery

Deon’s Headstone

We buried our son Deon in the Birdsville Cemetery in 1996. The cemetery houses many old gravesites, bearing witness to the people who lived and worked in and around Birdsville…
Kamaran Downs Homestead

Kamaran Downs Homestead

Our family bought Kamaran Downs Station in 1975. It runs about 7000 head of organic livestock. It extends west from Bedourie towards the Simpson Desert and the Mulligan River traverses…
Birdsville snakes

A snake

If snakes like these come close to our home in Birdsville, it’s our daughter Jenna who gets rid of them now. Some are deadly and some are harmless pythons. She…
Bill Brook

Bill Brook on Alert

My Dad, Bill Brook, was a short man. He was a successful bush jockey in his younger days. He’s pictured on his favourite horse called Alert. This photo was taken…
spinny monaghan

Spinny Monaghan

Whilst Kevin (Spinny) Monaghan now bides his time riding plant horses on cattle stations, he was a successful bush jockey back in his day. He is being weighed out by…