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Outback Queensland Eventures

Outback Queensland is not only renowned for its friendly characters and country charm, but also for its quirky and quintessential events.

Feel the genuine Aussie embrace as you yarn with old Drovers around the campfire or sit on the edge of your seat watching man vs beast at the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere.

Wet a fishing line and snag a winning Barra, or place your bets on a winning horse at a country race meet.

Go on, in 2014 make your promise and take an Outback Queensland Eventure you won't regret.

Outback Events


  • Birdsville Races
    Birdsville Races

    Birdsville Races

    The second race meet in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival. Dubbed as the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, crowds of 6,000 racegoers converge on Birdsville each year to enjoy two day of quality outback racing and entertainment.

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  • Cunnamulla Fella Festival
    Cunnamulla Fella Festival

    Cunnamulla Fella Festival

    The Cunnamulla Fella Festival - where locals, bull riders, shearers, cowboys and stockmen all meet in the famous town of Cunnamulla for one of the most diverse events in the state.

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  • Charleville Cup
    Charleville Cup

    Charleville Cup

    Melbourne may have The Race That Stops a Nation, but come November, Charleville in outback Queensland gives the fillies and frocks of the south a run for their money at the Charleville Cup Festival.

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  • Bedourie Bikekhana
    Bedourie Bikekhana

    Bedourie Bikekhana

    The Bedourie Bikekhana attracts competitive dirtbike and quad riders from all over the outback to compete in an epic 15-kilometre enduro and a range of races and novelty events.

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  • Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic
    Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

    Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

    With a new format in 2014 the Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic promises two days of non-stop action! Hosted at picturesque Lake Moondarra, 15 kilometres north of Mount Isa the annual Moondarra Classic offers a program jam packed with fun and excitement.

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  • Isisford Ross Cup Races
    Isisford Ross Cup Races

    Isisford Ross Cup Races

    Visit the small Outback town of Isisford , south of Longreach on the Barcoo Byway for the annual Isisford Ross Cup Raceday.

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  • Julia Creek Dirt and Dust
    Julia Creek Dirt and Dust

    Julia Creek Dirt and Dust

    Thinking of having a dirty weekend? Why not head out to Julia Creek for the Dirt and Dust festival.

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