The Pride of the Murray safely reaches its Longreach destination

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated June 13 2022 - 2:18pm, first published 8:00am
Marisse Kinnon was on hand to give her husband Richard a relieved hug as transport operators began backing the Pride of the Murray down the driveway to the Outback Pioneers' Thomson River tourist site. Pictures: Sally Gall

Richard Kinnon says he'd rather make Australia's history come alive than create it but the 2300km journey of his newest tourist attraction has given western Queensland a modern legend.

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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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