Longreach, a rural town, is 620 km west of Rockhampton, at the junction of the Capricorn and Landsborough Highways. The Aramac Creek flows southwards, joining the Thomson River which runs generally south-west through the Longreach district.

Further Reading: 

Angela Moffat, The Longreach story: a history of Longreach and shire, Milton, Jacaranda Press for the Longreach Shire Council, 1987

James Walker, My rewarding life, Longreach, Santa Publishing, 1999


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