Mount Isa Underground Hospital and Museum restores Furphy water tank

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
April 27 2022 - 12:30am
A restored Furphy tank at the Mount Isa Underground Museum and Hospital.

You may have heard the great Australian phrase "telling a furphy", but do you know its origin story?

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.