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Mick Lindsay performing to the crowd in 2011
The toughest sport on dirt!
Map of Julia Creek Dirt and Dust Festival

Julia Creek Dirt and Dust Festival
Julia Creek, North West

11 - 13 April

07 4751 6607
0429 467 126


The Julia Creek Dirt and Dust Festival offers visitors three jam-packed days of fun and entertainment. Experience real outback hospitality when the tiny North West Queensland outback town of Julia Creek swells from 400 people to 2,500 in one weekend! See the gutsy outback triathlon teams in action, back a winner at the outback horse races, kick on till late with the nightly outdoor concerts, see the spectacular Dirt n Dust Bull Ride, sanctioned by PBR.

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If it's an outback adventure you are seeking, then the Julia Creek Dirt and Dust Festival is a must do on your event calendar. Great travel packages available online!

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Alcohol
  • Ambulance
  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Child Activities
    Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
    Coach Parking
  • Courtesy transfer
    Courtesy transfer
  • Entertainment
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Kiosk
  • Medical Facilities
    Medical Facilities
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Other Information

Kids entertainment is provided all weekend!

Contact operator for further details on disabled access.

How To Get There

Julia Creek is situated on the Overlander's Way (Flinders Highway) 650 kilometres west of Townsville and 250 kilometres east of Mount Isa.

Travellers can adventure across the breadth of Queensland via the Overlander's Way, fly into Julia Creek (Minimal flights available via Rex Airlines), or via coach operators (Greyhound Coaches) from Townsville or Mount Isa.


Prices are yet to be confirmed, please visit the website for information or contact the operator directly.

Event Dates

11 - 13 April

Frequency: Annual

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$35.00   11 - 13 Apr   Dirt n Dust Bullride, sanctioned by PBR (Saturday Night)
Adult$120.00   11 - 13 Apr   Triathlon Registration
Adult$60.00   11 - 13 Apr   Red Claw Luncheon Adult Entry (Saturday)


Dirt n Dust Central

Burke Street
Julia Creek
Queensland Australia 4823
Contact Details:
Phone: 07 4751 6607

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.