**Live Music – Vanessa Sanger**

This July, we’re welcoming Vanessa Sanger to Charlotte Plains for Happy Hour! Vanessa is sure to delight guests with her strong feminine voice and great tunes! She has an extensive repertoire of over 300 songs that encompass all popular genres from Country Rock, Rock n Roll Classics and Modern covers. Click here to check out […]

Big Red Bash

Big Red Birdsville

Every July, Birdsville's iconic Big Red Bash kicks off under the open skies of Australia's Simpson Desert. It is the world's most remote major music festival set at the Big Red Dune - 35 kilometres west of Birdsville, QLD, on the eastern edge of the Simpson Desert. This is the bash where you can find […]

Channel Country Music Muster

Thargomindah Rodeo Grounds Thargomindah, Queensland, Australia

Five days of Bootscootn', Toetappin', Country and Western, Channel Country Music Muster. Listen to some of the best bush balladeers in Australia and participate in the activities and entertainment on offer at the Thargomindah Rodeo Grounds. With plenty of Camping spots available right there amongst all the activity, you won't have to miss a thing.

Outback Queensland tour

Join us on a tour through the heart of Queensland's Outback and see it at its blooming best after all the rains! Stay at the iconic Birdsville Hotel and see the Simpson Desert's most famous sand dune, Big Red. Learn about our amazing dinosaur heritage at Eromanga's Natural History Museum and the Australian Age of […]

Simpson Desert Racing Carnival

The Simpson Desert Racing Carnival incorporates the Betoota Races, Birdsville Races and Bedourie Races for the ultimate outback racing experience. Held over three consecutive weekends, bar, food, camping and entertainment available!

Birdsville Races

Birdsville Queensland, Australia

The Birdsville Races is celebrating 140 years in September 2022. Across two magnificent days, over 6000 punters enter the secluded town of Birdsville to experience quality Outback Racing and phenomenal entertainment. The second race meets in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival, the 13 race program features horses from all over Australia competing for the coveted TAB […]

Dirty Feet Outback Dance Festival

Julia Creek Civic Centre, Julia Creek Queensland 4823  Download the 2022 DFODF Schedule Enter via Comps online (Entries open 28th May 8:00am. Entries close 28th June 11:59pm) Pre-order Festival Merchandise by 28th June 11:59pm Become a sponsor of the Dirty Feet Outback Dance Festival. A youth dance competition that encourages and inspires young dancers from across the […]

The Outback Food, Wine and Music Festival

The Outback Food Wine and Music Festival in Longreach is a must-attend outback event where you can whet your appetite and indulge your senses with a fun-filled night. The Outback Food and Wine Festival showcases our region, food, wine and people and the Outback.

Thargomindah Motorbike Sports and Enduro

Arguably Far South West Queensland’s most popular motorbike event of the year! This weekend is fast paced and action packed, filled with exciting thrills and spills which showcases the amazing motocross skills of their youngest thrill seekers right through to their visiting motocross champions. Saturday kicks off the weekend with motorbike sporting events which include […]

**Yabby Muster**

Charlotte Plains Station 1993 Charlotte Plains Rd, Cunnamulla, QLD, Australia

On-site event at Charlotte Plains Book Here for the Yabby Muster!

** Yabby Muster **

Book here for the Yabby Muster! When: September 19th 2022 Time: Meet at the Bore Campsite at 10am – it should be finished around lunchtime Price: $10 per person Where: Charlotte Plains Delving is the process of hooking a delver up to a tractor, which is then pulled along the bore drains and as it goes it scoops out all the […]

Outback Festival – 50th Anniversary Dinner and Celebrations

Queensland’s Outback town of Winton is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2022 from 23rd – 25th September, with a special Golden Anniversary Gala Dinner under the Stars to commemorate this special date in the lead up for their big event for the 2023 Outback Festival. In addition to the golden anniversary dinner under the stars […]

Battle on the Balonne – St George

St George Qld Battle on the Balonne Triathlon consists of the following events: Olympic distance -1.5/40/10 individuals and Teams! Sprint distance-750/20/5 Individuals! Sprint distance Teams 750/20/5 Corporate/business , sporting clubs Challenge - 750/20/5! Junior triathlon. Five kilometre Fun Run.

Battle on the Balonne

The Battle on the Balonne is a triathlon consisting of several event lengths including Olympic, Sprint, Enticer and Kids events.

Roma Picnic Races

A weekend of racing, wining, dining and dancing. The event has been running since 1901 and is fondly known as the locals’ favourite Roma race meeting.

Noorama Picnic Races

With a history dating back to the mid 1960's, the Noorama Races are a magnet for locals and visitors alike, delivering a day of excitement, entertainment and some fabulous horse racing. Established in 1964, the Noorama Racing Club brought racing to the Cunnamulla district with the first race meeting held in 1966.

Easter in the Vines – St George

Set in the lush gardens at the Riversands Winery in St George, Easter in the Vines offers visitors the opportunity to experience great music, taste the best local produce and beverages in the company of friends and family. A fun weekend full of music performed by the Missing Link live stage band, entertainment and laughter. […]

Outback River Lights Festival

Location 2 Jane Street, Cunnamulla, Australia

The Outback River Lights Festival celebrates the opening of the tourism season in southwest Queensland. Join the locals and invited guests in exploring through art, music, storytelling and light, what connection to place means in the outback.

Oasis Afternoon

Presented By QMF & Balonne Shire Council Pack up your swag, grab your mates and head out west to start the first day of your Outback musical adventure.

Road to Rodeo – Longreach

The Road to Rodeo Longreach is a new event created by Isa Rodeo Limited. This event will bring a taste of the legendary Mount Isa Mines Rodeo experience into the heart of the Queensland outback. Featuring the signature ingredients of this iconic event including thrilling rodeo action and live Rodeo Rock. Road to Rodeo Longreach […]