Stories of why people volunteer for hay runs, and faces of those who benefited

Sally Gall
Updated June 1 2017 - 3:31pm, first published February 26 2017 - 6:55pm
Victorian trio Bill Heinrich, Rainbow, Phil Blake, Allansford and Ray Blake, Nullawarre, were feeling the difference in temperature between their southern homes and western Queensland.
Victorian trio Bill Heinrich, Rainbow, Phil Blake, Allansford and Ray Blake, Nullawarre, were feeling the difference in temperature between their southern homes and western Queensland.

The men who have been giving their time to deliver generous donations of hay to drought-stricken western Queenslanders have been returning home with experiences of a lifetime as they meet up with the people they are helping.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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