Len Beadell was a road builder, surveyor, bushman, artist and author. Len made a great contribution in opening up the last remaining desert areas, and is often referred to as the "Last True Australian Explorer". Len Beadell has written some well established books like Outback Highways, Still in the Bush, Too Long in the Bush among other. Len, along with a film crew also produced a DVD titled Too Long in the Bush as a reflection on Len's life building roads in the outback. Some of his books have also been reproduced as 'Talking Books' allowing people to listen in to Len's thoughts and ideas as these roads were under construction.