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Driving the Newell Highway — Day 1: Brisbane to Narrabri

The Newell Highway is an easy, but somewhat boring drive. It is the main freight and transport route between Melbourne and Queensland, including Brisbane and north Queensland. I had bought my Toyota Prado only two weeks before I drove the Newell Highway to get to Tasmania for a family holiday. I was to drive down; my wife and young children were flying down. I had four days to meet them in Tasmania, including the ferry tripmore »