Even if you're sick, there's no excuse to miss the parade. Patients and staff of the Alice Springs Public Hospital gather to see the Bangtail Muster in the early 1980s. The first Bangtail Muster Parade was held 60 years ago to mark the start of the cattle mustering season. First run by the Chamber of Commerce, then by the Rotary Club of Alice Springs from the sixties onwards, the parade is still a chance for the community to get together and dress up on the May Day public holiday.
Image: Neroli Stayt, Growing up in Alice Springs Facebook group
Published: 5 May 2019