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How to do the Leichhardt Highway

Stretching close to 700 kilometres from Goondiwindi to Yeppoon, and running through the Western Downs from south to north, the Leichhardt Highway has a strong connection to our region. While the highway’s history dates back to the mid-1800s, when European explorer …

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The ultimate camping guide in the Western Downs

Looking for accommodation in the Western Downs that offers a million-star-rating? Whether you prefer to pitch a tent or BYO accommodation on wheels (aka a caravan), head to the Western Downs to one of our camping grounds to overnight under a …

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Where to take a picnic in the Western Downs

Do you know the recipe to a perfect picnic? If it includes a beautiful Western Downs setting, perfect weather, great food and good company – we think you’re on the right track. The Western Downs region serves up the perfect picnic …

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9 things to see along the Western Downs Military Trail

Like many Australian towns whose local men and women served during both World Wars as well as welcoming returning soldiers taking up land as part of the Government’s soldier settlement scheme, the Western Downs has a strong military connection. From signatures …

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