East-west, north-south self drive bonanza waiting to happen – but so far it's just words. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
UPDATE 1.10pm Feb 6: Outback Way distances sealed, unsealed and about to be sealed. In WA and Queensland local governments "have spent decades building up the roads. The scope left is to seal the road, which costs considerably less," says the NT department. And deals with traditional owners are commercial in confidence.