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The Wacky, the Weird and the Wonderful of Outback Queensland

Whether you’re a history buff, an adventurous bushwalker or a sports fanatic, everyone loves to check out something ‘different’. Here’s 10 of Outback Queensland’s wacky, weird and wonderful things that you should add to your trip. 1. World War II Underground Hospital in Mount Isa While it may resemble a hobbits home in Middle-earth, this […]

9 things you didn’t know about the Outback sky

You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to discover the Milky Way. Just 745km from Brisbane, you’ll find Charleville, the star-studded capital of Outback Queensland.    As the only observatory in Outback Queensland, Charleville’s Cosmos Centre and Observatory takes advantage of the outback’s clear skies, with no city lights and pollution to cloud what lies between you and the stars.   To get you […]

5 ways to stay warm this winter in Outback Queensland

By Sally Bird There’s no doubt Outback Queensland is home to scorching summer days; our very own Birdsville taking out the title for Queensland’s hottest day at 49.5°C back in December 1972. But don’t let the thermometer-breaking days fool you – come mid-year, temperatures can drop below the zero mark in Outback Queensland. Early mornings […]