Roma's Dexter Kruger becomes oldest man ever to live in Australia

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 19 2021 - 12:22am, first published May 17 2021 - 7:30am
Queensland LNP MPs Fiona Simpson, Maroochydore, and Ann Leahy, Roma, were among many congratulating Dexter Kruger on his milestone on Monday. Photo supplied.

Retired Roma grazier Dexter Kruger became the oldest man ever in Australia's history on Monday and marked the occasion by reciting a poem about his life at a small party held in his honour at his Roma aged care home.


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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