Rawhide Tears and Billy Tea: Remarkable tales of the outback

Steph Allen
December 13 2023 - 7:00pm
Isla Costa and Gladys Borgert have co-written a book that shares an in-depth look into the realities of life in rural far North Queensland. Picture: Contributed
Isla Costa and Gladys Borgert have co-written a book that shares an in-depth look into the realities of life in rural far North Queensland. Picture: Contributed

Traipsing forty miles for four days through the Atherton Tablelands outback with sheets of tin on his shoulder, the plight of Gladys Borgert's grandfather to build his family a hessian bag-walled home is one of many remarkable tales from her life's story.

Steph Allen

Steph Allen

Journalist

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