George Aiston: Outback Entrepreneur

The ruin of an old store and homestead at Mulka on the Birdsville Track in South Australia. Andrea Robinson / Getty Images

A member of the South Australian Mounted Police, George "Poddy" Aiston was a friend to and advocate for Aboriginal peoples, a fairly accomplished photographer, and the owner of a fully-stocked store in the middle of nowhere.

Topics in this Podcast: Australia, Australian history, biographies, 20th century