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Outback Queensland Agritourism Accelerator Project

OQTA has partnered with agriculture and visitor economy experts Sparrowly Group to deliver the Outback Queensland Agritourism Accelerator Project. The project aims to build business capability, resilience, and sustainability in Outback Queensland by: Agritourism Readiness SurveyWe are keen to hear from business owners (including farmers and existing agritourism operators) to understand more about your business, […]

Outback Queensland Pubs – Restored & Reopened

Great news for visitors to the Outback! Several Outback Queensland pubs that were closed, have now been restored and reopened – and now welcoming guests once again! Find out more below about the history and reopening of these iconic Aussie pubs in the Outback. Quamby Pub The Quamby Pub is located 30 minutes’ drive north-west […]

Local Shows in Outback Queensland

The following is a list of local show events in Outback Queensland in 2023 (current as at 1 March 2023 – subject to change):

Racing, Rodeo, and Campdraft Events in Outback Queensland

Here is your comprehensive list of dates for Outback Queensland's racing, rodeo and campdrafts in 2023

Everything you need to know about the Winton Outback Festival

Put Winton in your GPS for 19 – 23 September and get to know the Winton Outback Festival with this guide. Is there anything quirkier than a race that has someone sitting on a makeshift outhouse, AKA dunny, and being dragged around a 200m obstacle course? Australia thinks not. The Winton Outback Festival is Australia’s quirkiest event featuring 5 days of quintessential fun held during the September school […]

Outback at Isa

Mount Isa – 1,826km north-west from Brisbane Get to know Mount Isa through some of its best attractions at Outback at Isa. This award-winning Visitor Information Centre is a hub for family fun with a huge range of experiences to keep everyone entertained. If you’re on the hunt for dinosaurs stop into the incredible Riversleigh […]

Stockmans Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre

Longreach – 1,179km north-west from Brisbane Retrace their footsteps and celebrate the lives, work and achievements of Australia’s stockmen and women at the award-winning Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre. Through its huge collection of heritage memorabilia and interactive displays the museum shares the fascinating stories of the many different people who lived […]

Rangelands Outback Camp

Near Winton, 1362km north-west from Brisbane Imagine being pampered in 21st-century style and comfort within an exquisite landscape known as Dinosaur Country and your dream will probably look very much like Rangelands Outback Camp! Located on a jump up (or mesa) on Rangelands Station, a working cattle property, this is ultra-luxe glamping at its best. […]

John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery

Cloncurry – 1,705km north-west from Brisbane Discover the humble beginnings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), one of the largest and most respected aeromedical services in the world. Named in tribute to the service’s founder, the John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery provides a fascinating insight into RFDS history from its conception and […]

Dreamtime Culture – Indigenous Experiences in Outback Queensland

Ancient lands, ancient stories – Outback Queensland offers unique Indigenous experiences across the entire region. Learn about Aboriginal culture first-hand with tours and attractions that provide real insights into the past and present. There’s more demand than ever for authentic cultural experiences that celebrate the First Nations of Queensland. Here are a few ways you […]

Outback Road Trip to Charlotte Plains and Cunnamulla

Pack the kids and the car! Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and see the best of Outback Queensland. Experience an unreal and fun family adventure from Brisbane to Cunnamulla, including a farm stay at Charlotte Plains! A perfect trip for the whole family to enjoy a taste of Outback life.   Brisbane to […]

Outback heritage at Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame

Journey through Australia’s Outback heritage in Longreach The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame is a spectacular history museum featuring immersive and interactive experiences and takes you on an immersive journey through the ‘Long Paddock’, exploring a selection of key themes, characters and events that have shaped Australia’s outback heritage. This story is told through the […]

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival Guide for 2022

The Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival is back! Returning after a two-year hiatus with adrenaline pumping action, hilarious outback fun and wild adventures, from Australia’s Best Butt competition to an Outback Adventure Run, Dirt n Dust Rodeo, Artesian Express Horse Races, and live concerts under the stars. The local Julia Creek community of this […]

The 2022 Road to Rodeo Longreach Buckle List

The ultimate Buckle List for Road to Rodeo Longreach has just dropped, so grab your boots and hat, it’s time to country! Boots, belts, buckles, a sense of adventure and a love of country are at the start of the Road to Rodeo Longreach MUST DO list (we call this the Buckle List, obvs). The home […]

Outback Pioneers in Longreach

Where to stay in Longreach to be at the heart of the Outback Pioneering story If you really want to experience the story of Longreach, choose accommodation that puts you right in the heritage heart of town and brings the pioneer story to life. That’s exactly what you’ll find at The Staging Post, created by […]

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