LONGREACH WATERHOLE NEAR NEWCASTLE WATERS

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters. People are walking through the shallows to collect fresh water mussels. The mussels are eaten after cooking on an open fire or are used as bait.

DAISY COLLINS

Daisy Collins fishing at Longreach Waterhole in 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters.

DOROTHY NUGGETT FISHING

Dorothy Nuggett fishing at Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

DOROTHY NUGGETT

Dorothy Nuggett cooking fish in an open fire at Longreach Waterhole 1985.

DOROTHY FISHING

Dorothy Nuggett fishing at Longreach Waterhole, 1985.

DAISY COLLINS FISHING

Daisy Collins fishing at Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters. Traditionally, Daisy would place a hollow log into shallow water and then her and all the children would splash in the water near the log and the fish would hide in the hollow. The ends of the log would then be blocked to catch the fish.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE NEAR NEWCASTLE WATERS

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters. People are walking through the shallows to collect fresh water mussels. The mussels are eaten after cooking on an open fire or are used as bait.

DAISY COLLINS

Daisy Collins fishing at Longreach Waterhole in 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters.

DOROTHY NUGGETT FISHING

Dorothy Nuggett fishing at Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

DOROTHY NUGGETT

Dorothy Nuggett cooking fish in an open fire at Longreach Waterhole 1985.

DOROTHY FISHING

Dorothy Nuggett fishing at Longreach Waterhole, 1985.

DAISY COLLINS FISHING

Daisy Collins fishing at Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters. Traditionally, Daisy would place a hollow log into shallow water and then her and all the children would splash in the water near the log and the fish would hide in the hollow. The ends of the log would then be blocked to catch the fish.