Thousand mile detour to get supplies to Birdsville

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:36pm, first published February 9 2022 - 7:00am
The Bruce Haulage Mack Superliner waiting in Birdsville for roads to reopen. Photo: Birdsville Hotel

The trucking company that resupplies Birdsville has been forced to make a 1000 kilometre detour, thanks to record-breaking rain in South Australia's north.

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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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