Texas

Texas Gunggari and Bidjara people On paper, Texas has a romantic history that can rival Deadwood. Named after the US land dispute, but in honour of a local one between two brothers and some post-gold rush squatters, Texas earned its stripes with farming, silver mining and tobacco. Driving on the meandering road over the Dumaresq…

St George

St George Mandandanji and Kamilaroi people The fish are jumping, and the cotton’s high – St George is known as the Fishing Capital of Inland Queensland and is home to Murray Cod, Yellowbelly, Golden Perch, and Silver Perch..You’re likely to have encountered emus running alongside your vehicle on the way into town, their brown feathers…

Chinchilla

Chinchilla Barangun people: name from local word for Cypress Pine, Jinchilla Last year we toured to the nearby Boonarga CactoBlastis hall, yielding one of the best ‘hall-stories’ on the tour – the only hall in the world known to be dedicated to a moth. Still the best example of bio-control ever, a South American moth…

Charleville

Charleville Bidjara people Charleville has a number of historical footnotes that may catch your attention, but perhaps none so much as the cannons on display in town, which were used in 1902, unsuccessfully, firing into the clouds in an attempt to bring rain to break the drought. These cloud cannons are a great introduction to…