The tragedy of the Burke and Wills Expedition – Part 2

Derek Barry
Updated February 22 2018 - 10:45am, first published 9:57am
Two frames from Sidney Nolan’s 1985 triptych Dig (Burke and Wills). Photo: Fairfax Media
Two frames from Sidney Nolan’s 1985 triptych Dig (Burke and Wills). Photo: Fairfax Media

In part 1 of the story, the expedition had made it to the Gulf though their problems were just beginning.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.

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