Events funded in Outback Queensland

Discover the 56 events across Outback Queensland that collectively received more than $2.2 million in rounds one, two and three.

Due to the evolving restrictions as a result of COVID-19, please check individual websites for any updates regarding the status of events.

Round Event name Location Event date
1 Aramac Races Aramac 25 May 2019
1 Outback Queensland Masters Roma, Mount Isa, Charleville, Longreach, Winton, Boulia 17 Jun 2019 – 28 Jul 2019
1 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival Winton 28 Jun 2019 – 06 Jul 2019
1 Alpha Races Alpha 29 Jun 2019 – 30 Jun 2019
1 Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge and Campdraft Cloncurry 10 Jul 2019 – 14 Jul 2019
1 Are We There Yet? Entertainment on-route to the Big Red Bash Windorah 13 Jul 2019 – 14 Jul 2019
1 Birdsville Big Red Bash Birdsville 14 Jul 2019 – 18 Jul 2019
1 One Giant Leap for Mankind Charleville 19 Jul 2019 – 21 Jul 2019
1 #betterinblackall Festival Blackall 14 Aug 2019 – 18 Aug 2019
1 Gulf Country Frontier Days Festival Burketown 15 Aug 2019 – 18 Aug 2019
1 Cobb and Co Festival Surat 17 Aug 2019 – 25 Aug 2019
1 Footy for the Flinders Highway Julia Creek, Richmond 17 Aug 2019 – 05 Oct 2019
1 Cunnamulla Fella Festival Cunnamulla 30 Aug 2019 – 01 Sep 2019
1 Multicultural River Dragon Festival St George 06 Sep 2019 – 08 Sep 2019
1 Outback Food, Wine & Music Festival Longreach 14 Sep 2019
1 Outback Paddle Regatta Festival Longreach 21 Sep 2019 – 22 Sep 2019
1 Winton Outback Festival Winton 24 Sep 2019 – 28 Sep 2019
1 Festival of Small Halls – Spring Tour 2019 Georgetown, Hughenden, Jackson, Julia Creek, Muttaburra, Oak Park, Rolleston, Roma and Theodore 01 Oct 2019 – 30 Nov 2019
1 Nindigully Film and Music Festival Nindigully 04 Oct 2019 – 06 Oct 2019
2 Celebration of the Qantas Centenary Longreach 16 Nov 2020 – 16 Nov 2021
2 Theodore's Bulls N Barrels Bonanza Theodore 19 Oct 2019
1 Indigenous Stock Workers’ Display Normanton 01 Nov 2019 – 31 Dec 2020
2 Jambin State School P & C Bullarama 2020 Jambin 14 Mar 2020
3 Cobb and Co Hotel St George 399 St George 26 Mar 2021 – 28 Mar 2021
1 and 2 Roma’s Easter in the Country Roma 01 Apr 2021 – 05 Apr 2021
3 Easter in the Vines St George 11 Apr 2020 – 12 Apr 2020
3 South West Eventures St George 01 Apr 2021 – 07 Apr 2021
2 Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival Julia Creek 16 Apr 2021 – 18 Apr 2021
3 Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge Festival Barcaldine 30 April 2021 – 03 May 2021
2 Shearers Shindig Thargomindah 18 May 2021 – 23 May 2021
2 Harry Redford Cattle Drive Reunion Aramac 21 May 2021 – 23 May 2021
3 Muttaburra Stock Show Muttaburra 05 Jun 2021
3 Simpson Desert Ultra Birdsville 05 Jun 2021 – 06 Jun 2021
3 Outback Queensland Masters Longreach, Biloela, Charleville, Quilpie, Blackall, Hughenden 19 Jun 2021 – 25 Jul 2021
2 Festival of Outback Opera Mount Isa 21 May 2021 – 30 May 2021
3 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival Winton 18 Sep 2020 – 26 Sep 2020
3 Bash Break on Brolga Fest Quilpie 01 Jul 2021 – 04 Jul 2021
3 Birdsville Big Red Bash Birdsville 06 Jul 2021 – 08 Jul 2021
2 and 3 Curry Merry Muster Festival Cloncurry 05 Aug 2021 – 08 Aug 2021
3 Gemfest "Festival of Gems" Anakie 12 Aug 2021 – 15 Aug 2021
3 Better in Blackall Festival Blackall 19 Aug 2021 – 22 Aug 2021
2 “Back to the 40s” - Cloncurry World War II History Experience Cloncurry 18 Jun 2021
3 Cunnamulla Fella Festival Cunnamulla 27 Aug 2021 – 29 Aug 2021
2 Birdsville Beer Wine and Food Festival Birdsville 02 Sep 2021 – 03 Sep 2021
2 Grazing at the Watering Hole Thallon 13 March 2021
2 The Outback Food, Wine & Music Festival Longreach 10 Sep 2021 – 12 Sep 2021
3 Cloncurry Beat the Heat Festival Cloncurry 10 Sep 2021 – 12 Sep 2021
3 Outback Paddle Regatta Festival Longreach 18 Sep 2021 – 19 Sep 2021
3 Bamba Gii Festival Roma 25 Sep 2021
2 Outback by the Sea Festival Karumba 26 Sep 2020 – 05 Oct 2020
2 Undara Outback Rockabilly Rods & Rides Festival Mount Surprise 01 Oct 2021 – 04 Oct 2021
1 Watti-Watti Walking Tracks Birdsville Until 31 Dec 2021
1 Savannah Way Art Trail Georgetown, Croydon, Normanton, Karumba, Burketown, Doomadgee Until 31 July 2021
1 Trailblazing the West Birdsville, Longreach, Charleville, Cloncurry, Julia Creek, Richmond, Thargomindah, Augathella, Boulia, Winton Until 31 Dec 2021

The above dates are correct at time of posting but subject to change. Please check initiative websites for updates.