Mitchell Gunggari people Mitchell’s history involves an Aboriginal population acknowledged to have inhabited the area for at least 19,000 years, bush-rangers, miners, and the birth of Australia’s shortest-serving Prime Minister, Francis Forde. A more modern experience, however, might bring you to Mitchell as a worker for one of the nearby mines, or see you settling … Read more


Cunnamulla Kunja People/meaning ‘long stretch of water’ Who was Slim Dusty’s Cunnamulla Fella? This is the perfect time to find a local and ask, as the Festival of Small Halls hooks up with cowboys, stockmen, bull-riders lnand shearers for the launch of the annual Cunnamulla Fella Festival. Cunnamulla is a town with a typically Australian … Read more


Tambo Tambo is located 900 kms north west of Brisbane and is the oldest town in the Central West, gazetted in 1863. The region covers 30,502 sq kms, and is some of the richest pastoral lands in the State, encompassing an array of diverse countryside from open Mitchell grass downs to improved Brigalow and Gidgee … Read more


Barcaldine Iningai people Sheep and beef cattle rearing are the main industries in this area, but it’s fair to say that the number of people stopping by to see the disarmingly exquisite Tree of Knowledge sculpture, which commemorates the 1891 shearer’s strike (and the bones of the Australian labour movement) is an industry in itself. … Read more

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