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The Australian Workers Heritage Centre

Barcaldine – 1,072km north-west from Brisbane Set within 2 hectares of tranquil landscaped gardens the Australian Workers Heritage Centre documents the ‘Story of the Workers’ paying tribute to (among others) the participants of the 1891 Great Shearers’ Strike which led to the formation of the Australian Labor Party in 1892. Subsequently, the Manifesto of the Queensland […]

30 Reasons to Love Tambo Teddies

Have you ever visited the teddy capital of Australia? If you haven’t, then you better pack the car and get tracking to the outback town of Tambo, where the famous Tambo Teddies have called home since 1993. In celebration of the 2023 Tambo Teddies 30th Anniversary, here are 30 reasons to love these cuddly little creatures. […]

WWII Secret Base

Charleville – 742km west from Brisbane Step back through time to discover the wartime secrets of Charleville. In 1943, this small town was used as a secret WWII base for 3,500 United States military personnel and as you can imagine – there’s many fascinating stories to be told! Immersive and interactive exhibits show what life […]

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 […]

Nullawokka First Nations Gallery & Tours

Bollon – 610km south-west from Brisbane Based in Bollon’s 140-year-old historic post office building, Nullawokka First Nations Gallery offers cultural tours, genuine Indigenous artworks, gifts, souvenirs and delicious bush tucker to take home as a reminder of your visit to Outback Queensland. Nullawokka, meaning ‘black tracks’, is owned and operated by proud Gwamu elder Bill […]

9 ways to see a Dinosaur in Outback Queensland

Once upon a time, when dinosaurs roamed the land, Outback Queensland resembled a landscape of temperate forest unlike the dusty plains we see today. Fast forward 95 million years and scientists are slowly (and literally) piecing together the bones of Outback Queensland’s history. With a dinosaur trail at its heart, along with exciting discoveries found […]

9 Tips to Ensure a Safe Road Trip in Outback Queensland

Outback Queensland is road trip country – think wide open roads, big blue skies, and stations so big that you won’t be able to see their borders with the naked eye. Whether you’re a seasoned outback adventurer or a first-time traveller, check out these tips to help you have a safe road trip in Outback […]

Turraburra (Gracevale Station)

Near Aramac and Barcaldine – 890km north-west from Brisbane Take a cultural tour to connect with the histories and stories of country on the land of the Iningai people. Set on almost 9,000 hectares, Turraburra features the Marra Wonga sandstone escarpment known as the ‘teaching wall of life’ that contains thousands of etchings, petroglyphs (rock […]

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

Winton – 1,355km west from Brisbane No-one in the world creates dinosaur experiences like Outback Queensland and the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum is among the world’s best paleo-themed adventures. Here you can browse the world’s largest Australian dinosaur fossil collection, learn where and how dinosaur bones are discovered and watch the Preparation Laboratory get […]

The Big Rig

Roma – 479km west from Brisbane Have fun and learn about the origins of Australia’s multi-billion-dollar oil and gas industry at the amazing Big Rig! Along with original machinery, early rigs and the ‘Oil Patch’ prize challenge for the kids, you can climb the 40-metre tower for incredible views of the Outback landscape and enjoy […]

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. […]

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 […]

Love a Good Road Trip? Then the Matilda Way is your journey!

If you’re getting itchy feet and have a thirst for discovering little known, quirky facts we’ve got you covered. Steeped in history and full of raw natural beauty, the Matilda Way is your road to an Outback adventure. Pack up the car and caravan and head from Cunnamulla to Karumba, from the New South Wales […]