Then …. and Now

2013. The drought was a few months old in Western Queensland

2013. The road fro Mt Isa to BouliaDrought in McKinley, Queensland Windorah, Queensland

2018. Five years on and the drought still hadn’t broken in Western Queensland. Cooladdi drought 2018

Lake Houdraman near Quilpie 2018Paroo River nest Eulo, Queensland 20182018 near Cobar New South Wales

2019. What a difference to see so much green a couple of months after some good rains in Western Queensland.

2019 Road from Augathella to Blackall Augathella, Queensland 2019

The word ‘harsh’ no longer describes this landscape. Here’s hoping for follow up rains, the wherewithal to restock the paddocks and the people on the land to enjoy some respite from the disastrous drought they have endured.

What a difference between then … and now!