24-year-old Sarah is a tall, robust woman with a serene air and delicate face like a China doll. Fine-tuning the last settings on her plane's panel board, she looks out for the control tower's green light so that she may take off at last.
Sarah flies to tenant Creekn a 90-minute flight from Alce Springs. It's the longest round for a postman in the state of Northern territory. 221 000 people are spread over a surface area close to 1 400 000 square kilometres, or the equivalent of 0,16 people per km2.