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The Australian Workers Heritage Centre is the custodian of the rich heritage, history and traditions of all working Australians. It captures the spirit of our nation's workers, and tells of their struggles to shape the quality of life we and our families often take for granted today. Every Australian is a worker... and workers build nations.

Displays & Exhibitions

​Discover At Your Own Pace... The Australian Workers Heritage Centre - a museum styled attraction celebrating working history


Journey Through... some 14 buildings housing some 22 displays and exhibitions

Our exhibitions honour the work of a broad range of Australians, and include Australia’s working women, teachers, power workers, railway workers and many others.

Entrance to AWHC at 127 Oak Street Barcaldine Queensland.
Displays and Exhibitions
Aerial View of the Australian Workers Heritage Cente Billbaong in Barcaldine Queensland.

Plan Your Visit

Discover all the essentials to plan your visit to the Australian Workers Heritage Centre in Barcaldine, Outback Queensland, including admission, opening hours, centre map, available facilities and travel options.

Our Region

Covering an extensive area encompassing the townships of Alpha, Jericho, Barcaldine, Aramac and Muttaburra, where you’ll find no shortage of things to do in Outback Queensland to fit any length of time for your visit.

Central West Queensland Matilda Way
Hard at work fixing a bridge

Working History

The Australian Workers Heritage Centre presents a rich tapestry of exhibits, photographs, audio-visual presentations and experiences - telling the stories of Australia's working people. Immerse yourself in the working history of Australia.

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