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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.


Known as the Gateway to the West, the township of Alpha was named after an early property in the area which was taken up in 1863 and then became established as a service town for railway construction workers.

Things to Do in Alpha

Embark on a leisurely walking tour and discover the 28 murals throughout the town. These murals have been painted by local resident artists and beautifully pay tribute to the pioneers of the bush and the history of the district.


Immerse yourself in Alpha’s history at the Jane Neville Rolfe Art Gallery, the Tivoli Theatre Museum, the New Bridge, Beta Hut and Settlers Park.

Alpha Mural on Pubic Toilet
Jericho The Crystal Trumpeters


On the banks of the Jordan, Redbank Park, is a popular camping spot, offering travellers an ideal location to reconnect with nature whilst fishing, bird watching or enjoying a bushwalk.

Things to Do in Jericho

Make it a point to visit the Crystal Trumpeters on the main street of town, a structure created by local historians which tells story of how Joshua won the battle of Jericho.


Jericho also has a number of interesting and colourful murals painted by local residents. 


The Garden City of the West, Barcaldine has an interesting and famous history.


Home to the Tree of Knowledge and birthplace of the Australian Labour movement, currently preserved under an award-winning timber structure, it is now a place of inspiration. As the sun sets, the tree is beautifully lit, giving the illusion that the tree is still living.


Things to Do in Barcaldine

Continue your journey of reflection at the Australian Workers Heritage Centre, within our museum-styled complex where you will journey through an exhibition space that celebrates the extraordinary legacy of working Australians, telling a vitally important part of our nation's history.


Connect with nature through a Station Experience at Lara Wetlands, with idyllic bush camping located around a beautiful wetland, offering prolific birdlife and wildlife, a photographers dream.

Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge
Aramac Tramway Museum with an Adorabull


Aramac is one of the Central West Queensland's oldest towns.

Things to Do in Aramac

Home of the world’s longest sculpture trail, the Lake Dunn Sculpture Trail, features 40 sculptures as you travel along the 200km scenic loop. Beginning in Aramac the circuit is also accessible from Jericho and the loop can be travelled either way.

Have you heard of the Adorabulls? A herd of little white bulls has joined Aramac's famous White Bull to recognise the exploits of Harry Redford. There are 14 little adorabulls and they can be found in front of 14 prominent locations. Each one has a name that reflects their location. Take a tour around Aramac and see if you can find them all.


Visit the home of Queensland’s Fossil Emblem, the Muttaburrasaurus Langdoni at the Muttaburrasaurus Interpretation Centre. The discovery of the Muttaburrasaurus Langdoni skeleton was the first of its kind in Australia. This was the second most complete dinosaur skeleton found in Queensland and is the first of five Muttaburrasaurus skeletons found in Australia. The fossilised remains of the dinosaur are currently housed in the Queensland Museum in Brisbane.


Things to Do in Muttaburra

Muttaburra is also home to the Centre of Queensland Monument. Have your photo taken in front of the centre monument constructed to acknowledge Muttaburra being the closest town to the geographical centre of Queensland.

Muttaburra Centre of Queensland Monument
Barcaldine Outback Queensland
Outback Queensland Region Map

Central West Queensland

Outback Queensland’s Central West is the heart of Outback Queensland, incorporating the communities of Blackall and Tambo, Barcaldine, Longreach and Winton.

Pioneering history is at its core of the central west, where the Outback Queensland region begs to be witnessed.

Discover more things to see and do in Outback Queensland.

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