Cunnamulla and the FellaAugust 4, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C
The Cunnamulla fella is a composite character immortalised by Slim Dusty and Stan Coster in song.
Over the years the harsh outback created many colourful characters. Cunnamulla fella was just one example.
A nearby Cafe has an interesting mural display. There are several pubs.
The water Tower is similar to the one in Charleville.
Not far away is the robber tree. In 1880 Joseph Wells robbed the bank and injured a storekeeper. He lost control of his horse and was captured here hiding in this tree.
Sentenced to death the victims petitioned unsuccessfully for lenience. This however was not to be and he had the dubious fame of being the last man hanged in Queensland for robbery under arms.Read more