Droving in the 1960s: photos

Stockmen at work during a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman
Stockmen at work during a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman
Aerial scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Aerial scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Stockmen take a rest in the shade during a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Stockmen take a rest in the shade during a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Aerial scene from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Aerial scene from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Stockmen take a rest in the shade during a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Stockmen take a rest in the shade during a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

An Aboriginal stockman at work on a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

An Aboriginal stockman at work on a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

An Aboriginal stockman at work on a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

An Aboriginal stockman at work on a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

An Aboriginal stockman at work on a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

An Aboriginal stockman at work on a five-day cattle round-up. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

Scenes from a five-day cattle round-up in the Kimberley, Northern Territory. June 30 - July 4, 1968. Photo: George Lipman

A collection of images from the Fairfax Archive, showing stockmen droving in the Northern Territory.