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Longreach, 4730 Australia

February 2020

“Harry Rogers – Inspiring us to travel with Qantas” Exhibition

Longreach | February 3, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - April 30, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

From 1956 to 1985, artist Harry Rogers created images of travel with Qantas. In 1970, he invented a complete alpha-numeric font called ‘Cyclone’ for the airline and he, more than anybody else, was responsible for the Qantas ‘look’ for the next 15 years. However, he’s probably best-remembered for the advertising he created which affectionately picked up on outstanding features of Qantas destinations and were shown on posters and postcards. Reproductions are still being produced today and Qantas Founders Museum’s first

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May 2020

Local Community Airpark Roof Launch

May 2, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

This event will be open to local communities to explore and marvel at Qantas Founders Museum’s new Airpark Roof and Super Constellation Interior Display. Designed to provide protection for Qantas Founders Museum’s iconic aircraft collection and Museum visitors during the day, this 8072m2 roof structure will be a sight to behold! A complimentary BBQ will be held within the enclosure and live music will accompany the event. There will be a cash bar available. This event is open to residents

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“Icons of Australian Skies” Exhibition by Mark Wilson

Longreach | May 5, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - August 2, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

Mark Wilson began studying at the Taranaki Art School in New Zealand in 1994 then, in 2008, started work on 12 paintings of significant Qantas aircraft flying over iconic Australian landscape. The collection was first exhibited at Qantas Founders Museum in 2013 before the Museum acquired the collection. Postcards based on the artwork continue to be sold at the Museum’s Founders Store. This exhibition is free to view. This event is part of Qantas Founders Museum’s Celebration of the Qantas

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June 2020

Red and White Gala

June 20, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

This is the official opening of Qantas Founders Museum’s new Airpark Roof and spectacular Light and Sound Show. This will be a standing event in the Museum’s aeroplane enclosure where a variety of delicious food options will be served while guests will enjoy a performance by Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra. The newly refurbished Super Constellation aircraft will also be available to experience the new interactive interior display about Qantas Constellations. The evening will finish in style with Qantas Founders

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August 2020

“Our Qantas, Our People” – Exhibition

Longreach | August 5, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - December 31, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

Curated by the Museum’s Curator Tom Hardwood, this exhibition will tell the stories of some of the many people whose lives contributed to the creation and ongoing development of our national airline. Whether as pilots, engineers, cabin crew or ground staff, their stories will remind us of the dedication to high standards of service and safety which are the essence of national icon we call Qantas. This exhibition is free to view. This event is part of Qantas Founders Museum’s

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Celebration of the Qantas Centenary Fly In

Longreach | August 14, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - August 16, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

This weekend is designed for general aviators and enthusiasts alike to fly to Longreach to celebrate the Centenary of Qantas Airways and enjoy the many experiences Longreach has to offer. This weekend will begin with an exclusive dinner in the Main Exhibition Hall of Qantas Founders Museum on Friday night. A cash bar will be available Saturday will allow visitors to be immersed in local Longreach tourist attractions and experiences including a river cruise and Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame

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September 2020

The Outback Food, Wine and Music Festival 2020

Longreach | September 11, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - September 13, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

Head to Stockman’s Hall of Fame on September 12, 2020 and savour great food, wine and craft beers at the Outback Food, Wine and Music Festival. It’s a must-attend outback event where you can wet your appetite and indulge your senses with a fun filled night. Early bird tickets online at Stockman’s Hall of Fame, book yours today!

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Outback Paddle Regatta Festival

September 19, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

The Outback Paddle Regatta Festival is a jam-packed event which has been tailored for paddle sports enthusiasts, local families/individuals and visitors to our region – there is literally something of interest for everyone of all ages. From the 5 and 10 kilometre ‘paddle regatta’ races, ‘The Outback’s Biggest Duck Race’ (small and giant duck races), music, food, skiing demonstrations, a kids activity area and fireworks this event is not to be missed.

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October 2020

October Centenary Gala Weekend

Longreach | October 2, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - October 4, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

Friday 2 October, the Museum will host a 1920s themed evening gala which will open this exceptional weekend to celebrate the centenary of Qantas Airways. Held in the 1922 National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar, guests will experience 1920’s dancers, swing band, fireworks and more while enjoying canapes and dinner. Tickets for this event will be available to purchase in early 2020. Saturday 3 October is our Heritage and Family Day. The day will begin with a tour of the Museum’s

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November 2020

Qantas Centenary Birthday Week

Longreach | November 16, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - November 22, 2020
Longreach, Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, 4730 Australia

On 16 November 2020, Qantas Airways will turn 100 and to celebrate Qantas Founders Museum has a number of activities planned throughout the week. Every day from 16 to 22 November, local artists will perform in Qantas Founders Museum’s McGinness’ Restaurant during lunch while guests enjoy a variety of lunch specials. Birthday balloons and free Children’s activities will be available during the week. On 16 November, the official 100 birthday of Qantas, the Museum will provide free entry to the

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