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Quilpie pays tribute to Burrumbuttock Hay Runners

Sally Gall
Updated January 28 2019 - 10:58am, first published 10:55am
The spirit of Australia Day was enhanced in Quilpie with the arrival of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners.
The spirit of Australia Day was enhanced in Quilpie with the arrival of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners.

The legend that the brotherhood of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners has become in rural Australia was enhanced in the wider Quilpie region on Saturday when trucks spread out to deliver hay across an area “half the size of Tasmania”.

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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