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Outback Queensland

Sleep under a starry sky, eat damper around a campfire and meet the locals in a pub. Outback Queensland is a unique and intriguing region. You can dig for million-year-old dinosaur fossils and watch camels race in the desert.

In the Outback you can visit a cattle or sheep station and learn how to muster and shear. Go fossicking for opals around Quilpie to Cloncurry.

Queensland’s Outback is vast and beautiful, with wide-open spaces and interesting characters. But even though it’s a place with vast spaces you could spend a day, a week or a month and still not see it all.

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Community celebrations promulgate the national heritage of nations. Festivals — including food, music, religious, sports — are held to celebrate culture, the arts and so much more. The depth and diverse range of activities on offer demonstrates that carnivals are a time to have pleasure, amusement, it’s an opportunity for...
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Technology and artistry combine to take the Australian Outback Spectacular 2 to new heights.The Light Horsemen charge around the arena, rifles slung around their shoulders, shouting as their horses kick up clouds of dust. In the background, on a giant screen, three lines of Light Horsemen thunder across the...
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Have road, will travel. We’re keen roadies, so when it comes to understanding the heartbeat of a sprawling state like Queensland, we rent a camper van, gear up, and head off on our road trip. Not knowing quite what might be around the corner never daunts us. We’re intrepid...
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Queensland’s countryside has a character of its own, a mosaic of wonderful scenery, friendly locals and fascinating history. Think of big blue skies with low-hanging cotton candy clouds and convivial encounters in country pubs with interesting locals. From historic towns packed with antique shops to wineries, an escape to...


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