Cloncurry comes into its own as outback star

Updated August 31 2021 - 9:27am, first published 3:00am
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: The original Qantas hangar in Cloncurry, which welcomed the first Qantas passenger plane 100 years ago, is still in use.
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: The original Qantas hangar in Cloncurry, which welcomed the first Qantas passenger plane 100 years ago, is still in use.

It's the little outback town with a gutsy big past, spectacular sunsets, rugged outcrops and a population of a few thousand residents who helped the town take out "Queensland's friendliest" award in 2018.

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