City dwellers were captivated by Birtles' cinematographic movies of inland Australia, including his retracing of the 1860-61 route by the tragic Burke and Wills expedition. His many newspaper articles encouraged greater public awareness of the remoteness of pioneer life, including Aboriginal customs and native flora and fauna. This book includes many photographs and draws upon his observations and comments by contemporaries.
Author: Terry Birtles
Publisher: Australian Scholary Publishing
Publication date: 2019