Walking the mob

Australia, 1963

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The life and work of the cattle drovers shown as they take a big herd across central Australia. The drover’s way of lie in the outback Australia. A typical drover, Jack Jones, and his team bring a mob of 600 cattle from Bergmont Station in the Northern Territory to Longreach, Queensland. Their route follows the Thompson River, one of the country’s driest regions. Shows new and old methods of transporting cattle; one lot being walked and the other lot by train.

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