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 timbered pastures. Tambo has a cohesive community with a strong ‘sense of place’ that is reflected in its attractive main street, quality social infrastructure and successful community events and organisations. Tambo Arts Council contributes significantly to the community by bringing touring shows to town for the adults and children. It also provides a wide variety of workshops – painting, furniture restoration, glass, jewellery and screen printing. Tambo Arts Council also, in collaboration with the Blackall-Tambo Regional Council, operates, an award winning art gallery. The district is noted for its rural cultural heritage and unique landscape, existing attractions in the town builds upon these themes notably the Post and Telegraph Heritage Precinct and Courthouse in Tambo, attractions that are complemented by the natural features of the environment. Bird watching at the Tambo Dam, an interpretive walk along the Barcoo River, The Coolibah Walk and the self-drive Wilderness Way tour which traverses an area of ruggedly beautiful cliffs and deep gorges are popular past times.

Population: 600
Tickets available online. Produced with the fantastic help of the Tambo Arts Council.