Johnny MacNamara's move from Blackall to King Island pays off

Sally Gall
Updated January 27 2023 - 3:16pm, first published January 26 2023 - 4:00pm
Johnny MacNamara aims to one day return to western Queensland but is loving his King Island life for now. Pictures: Sally Gall
Johnny MacNamara aims to one day return to western Queensland but is loving his King Island life for now. Pictures: Sally Gall

There's not many people who can say they've gone from contract mustering in western Queensland to selling superfine wool to Italian fashion houses but Blackall's Johnny MacNamara is one of them.

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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