Birdsville’s remarkable Working Museum closed last September. See
It housed an amazing and eclectic collection of all manner of machines and artifacts from Australia’s rural past, and was a “must see” item for visitors to Birdsville, one of Australia’s iconic Outback towns.
An article in New Matilda (http://newmatilda.com/2011/12/15/outback-history) ponders the significance of this event. Are we at risk of forgetting about our pastoral history?