Twelve km of bitumen on Kilcummin Road would save school and kids

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated November 3 2020 - 11:06pm, first published November 1 2020 - 2:30pm
Youngsters such as Rhett Werner, a student at the Kilkummin State School, is one of 20 travelling on a road in central Queensland so rough the Department of Transport has suspended his school bus service.

A 12 kilometre stretch of gravel road so rough that the government-operated school bus run is regularly suspended could spell the end for another of Queensland's small schools unless money can be found to seal the road.

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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.

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