Cunnamulla

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…

Tambo

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…

Barcaldine

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.…

Winton

Winton Iningai People Home of Waltzing Matilda, Dinosaur Capital and Home of the Boulder Opal – Winton’s got the headlines to make it a remote rural hotspot. While the mesa formations might make you think of Death Valley in the USA, there’s enough Australian history packed into the red dirt to keep you firmly grounded…