One of the founders of the live cattle trade to Indonesia has written a book about her life in the bush.
'What you can do with Twenty Quid' tells of Pat Fennell's gamble to start a life as a grazier in western Queensland, when much of the region was largely undeveloped.
Mrs Fennell was born in Charleville in 1933, and went on to live most of her life with her husband Mark on a cattle station near Winton.
She hopes the book will help her grand children understand more about the family's heritage.
"It was quite a different lifestyle when we went out there 55 years ago, it was fairly primitive, no running water, no sink, no electricity.
"And that's hard to comprehend for a person your age, that you could even bother to live there, but it was the only choice we had.
"It was the beginning for us so we had to take it."
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