Half way mark reached on bold effort to seal a track across the middle of Australia

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
July 13 2021 - 4:00am
NATION BUILDING: The early explorers could not have imagined a sealed road would be constructed across the middle of Australia. Picture: Qld Government.

Many say the construction of an all-weather road east-west across the centre of Australia is as important as the transcontinental railway line built more than a century ago.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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