Looking for Tom Kruse on the infamous track

Stephen Burns
November 26 2023 - 1:00pm
Line of trucks driven by Tom Kruse outside the Mungeranie Hotel; sunrise at Mungeranie; camping at Mungeranie; cattle at the Mirra Mitta Bore; and brolgas along the Birdsville Track.
Line of trucks driven by Tom Kruse outside the Mungeranie Hotel; sunrise at Mungeranie; camping at Mungeranie; cattle at the Mirra Mitta Bore; and brolgas along the Birdsville Track.

"What's so special about this track, mate? - you've been up it before," a young stockman leaning against the bar of the Marree Pub asked of George Farwell.

Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College

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