For millenniums, Aborigines used tracking to survive. Their ancient skills now help police capture murderers and save people's lives. Will modern technology replace an art based on the intimate bond between man and nature?
It's 1963 in the Australian outback and master tracker Billy Benn is being chased by the police for the murder of his wife's lover. Can Benn escape and find solace in the outback or will the police led by fellow tracker Teddy Egan catch up to him? Some twenty years later the police are in full force again running through the forest but this time they are not chasing a criminal, instead it is a race against time. A 6-year-old girl has been lost and stranded deep in the forest already for nine days and her survival, if possible, will depend on how quickly authorities can locate her. Once again the police will rely on the keen sense of a tracker for success. Where others see only a forest, Musgrave spots clues and signs as he reads the environment like a map. Similarly the police have relied on the trackers' mysterious abilities to break up a drug ring, rescue a stranded photographer in the desert, and find a young cowboy who disappeared during a stampede. Trackers have been around for ... Written by