Meet icons such as boxing impresario Fred Brophy, who turned "You can" into "will", to Shannon Warnest, world champion shearer. Discover unsung heroes such as mother of the Barkly, Bernadette Burke, convenor of one of the worlds biggest women's networks, and nurse June Andrew, who has dedicated a lifetime to running a remote health service, often single-handedly. You may not have heard of some of these people but you'll be enriched by meeting them now.
Outback Legends a unique and colourful celebration of Aussie characters who've earned themselves a reputation for their achievements and contributions in the most far-flung and challenging corners of our country. None of the people in this book has sought fame but every one of them deserves it.