Remote and Rockin’ It

February 24th, 2017

By Sandra Beynon © Just when you thought the latest world trends couldn’t reach the farthest reaches of our big country, along comes Imparja TV to make it a reality for our “outback” population.  Just how did


10 Things I bet you didn’t know about Outback Queensland, #PART 2

January 31st, 2017

Missed part 1? No worries, visit the blog here.   1] There’s a Drive-In theatre in Jericho Holding 36 cars (plus walk-ins), the Jericho Drive-In located on Darwin street is perhaps the smallest drive-in

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Mount or Mt – What’s in a Name?

January 21st, 2017

Is the town Mount Isa or Mt Isa? It is an ongoing controversy that is not easily resolved.       Mount Isa, many assume is named after a mountain. Why else would they abbreviate the name to Mt


Discover Hidden Worlds with BooBook EcoTours

January 11th, 2017

Come and explore years of history with local Ecologist Guides from BOOBOOK EcoTours in some of Australia’s best outback locations. Choose a tour or contact BooBook today for one that can be customised just for


There’s a Bilby in our Moon…

December 15th, 2016

There’s nothing that captures the imagination quite like star-gazing on a clear night, and some of the clearest views on offer are in our very own backyard. There was a fair amount of excitement recently with


10 things I bet you didn’t know about Outback Queensland #PART 1

December 13th, 2016

By Carlie Mitchell   You may have already known that Big Red is the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert; or that the Mount Isa Rodeo is one of the biggest events in the Southern Hemisphere….but we bet


Aussie Country & Music legends are set to rock the 2017 Big Red Bash!

December 8th, 2016

Some of the biggest names in Australian country and rock music are set to head to the 2017 Birdsville Big Red Bash, with headliners Lee Kernaghan, Missy Higgins, and James Reyne & Mark Seymour to perform 4


Mutch-loved family holiday in Outback Queensland!

December 1st, 2016

Recently the Mutch family, including Selena and Morgan Mutch and their kids Emerson (8 years) and Lara (5 years), spent 14 fantastic days living their story in Outback Queensland.   “What an amazing trip!”


New brand promotes the pioneering spirit of #OutbackQueensland

November 20th, 2016

This month, Kinnon & Co launched a new tourism brand for its holidays and experiences. The ‘Outback Pioneers’ brand is designed to capture the essence of Outback Queensland and its heritage.    


All families aboard for 2 for 1 deals with Queensland Rail!

November 15th, 2016

There is a common myth that the only way to get to Outback Queensland is a car or plane… but have you considered a rail journey?     Queensland Rail offers style, comfort and excitement on all three

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