The following is a list of local show events in Outback Queensland in 2023 (current as at 1 March 2023 – subject to change):
Here is your comprehensive list of dates for Outback Queensland's racing, rodeo and campdrafts in 2023
Get prepared for an adventure on and off the racetrack when you head to the iconic Boulia Camel Races this July.
There's no doubt that Australia has an obsession with big things; after all, Australia is a VERY BIG country and Outback Queensland has many BIG things to fill it!
EVENTS GALORE IN 2022! It’s not just Outback Queensland’s attractions and experiences that are popping up in 2022 – the Outback calendar is also jam-packed with quirky outback events. Along with Outback Queensland’s major annual events, here are five fantastic new events launching or returning in 2022. ORCHESTRAL LUMINESCENCE, 17 March 2022 Set amongst the […]
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 […]
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 you didn’t know a few of these experiences which would make a ripper addition to any #OutbackQueensland bucket list! […]
The Birdsville Big Red Bash might be the world’s most remote music festival, but don’t let the distance put you off. It’s far from desolate, which may come as a surprise considering you’ll find it on the edge of the Simpson Desert. Since its inauguration, this family (and dog) friendly music festival has grown in […]
If you’re thinking about a trip to Outback Queensland, this is your year. 2021 is set to be the year of Australian travel, and there’s no place better than the Queensland Outback. It has stunning and unique natural landscapes and holds our most diverse and unique history. From sacred indigenous sites to the spectacular sandstone […]
Planning your next fishing trip? We can assure you Outback Queensland has some reel hot spots! Cast your eyes over these top 5 fishing spots.
From rigs, rumps and races to cattle, coolibahs and Carnarvon Gorge – Roma serves up one helluva taste-test of outback life. And you'll find it just six hours from Brisbane, just west of the Great Dividing Range.
At first glance, Barcaldine, or Barcy (pronounced Bark-y) as she’s known to locals, has very little to do with a tree's bark, beyond the famous Tree of Knowledge.
Save your dollars on accommodation with some of Outback Queensland's best free camping.
The Mount Isa Rodeo celebrates it's 60th anniversary this year, so boot-scoot your way to Mount Isa with our ultimate guide to seeing it in action.