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School holiday guide: 12 things to do with your family in the Western Downs

If you’ve been searching for a school holiday destination that will inspire, educate and excite, look no further than the Western Downs. Just three hours from Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, you’ll find everything from ancient rainforests to heritage-listed …

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If you’ve been searching for a school holiday destination that will inspire, educate and excite, look no further than the Western Downs. Just three hours from Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, you’ll find everything from ancient rainforests to heritage-listed …

It’s the people that make it.

When you ask locals and visitors what makes the Western Downs region so special, the answer is usually the same. In 2020 Western Downs Regional Council embarked in a bold initiative to consult with industry, stakeholders, residents and visitors across the …

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When you ask locals and visitors what makes the Western Downs region so special, the answer is usually the same. In 2020 Western Downs Regional Council embarked in a bold initiative to consult with industry, stakeholders, residents and visitors across the …

Bargains you can’t refuse – a country shopping spree across the Western Downs

If you thought the finest gifts were found in the big smoke and the best boutique clothing was reserved for the esplanade… think again! The Western Downs isn’t just the home of big skies and hearty hospitality, there’s also many unique …

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If you thought the finest gifts were found in the big smoke and the best boutique clothing was reserved for the esplanade… think again! The Western Downs isn’t just the home of big skies and hearty hospitality, there’s also many unique …

Plan your ultimate Words Out West Fest experience

From the region that brought you your favourite festivals showing off watermelons, camel racing, lantern parades and more, comes the next big event (now in its second year) – Words Out West. Now if there’s anything spectacular to come out of …

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From the region that brought you your favourite festivals showing off watermelons, camel racing, lantern parades and more, comes the next big event (now in its second year) – Words Out West. Now if there’s anything spectacular to come out of …

Another for the bucket list – experience farm life on the Western Downs

Ever wondered what life on the farm really looks like? Wonder no more and venture out to the Western Downs – the gateway to the outback and home to some of our nation’s strongest producers. You’ll find no better place to …

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Ever wondered what life on the farm really looks like? Wonder no more and venture out to the Western Downs – the gateway to the outback and home to some of our nation’s strongest producers. You’ll find no better place to …

Your perfect Valentine’s – right here in the Western Downs

Roses are red, violets are blue, and we’ve planned the perfect Valentine’s, just for you!… Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we’ve put together a few of our favourite date ideas for you and your special someone. We all …

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Roses are red, violets are blue, and we’ve planned the perfect Valentine’s, just for you!… Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we’ve put together a few of our favourite date ideas for you and your special someone. We all …

Take a holiday like you used to: A family road trip through the Western Downs

School holidays are back … again. Don’t press the panic button just yet. The Western Downs ticks plenty of the ‘escape to the country’ boxes with none of the crowds, long distances or associated costs of getting there. Adventure? Check.Green time? …

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School holidays are back … again. Don’t press the panic button just yet. The Western Downs ticks plenty of the ‘escape to the country’ boxes with none of the crowds, long distances or associated costs of getting there. Adventure? Check.Green time? …

Play your cards right with these 11 things to do in Dalby

If the Western Downs was a hand of cards, Dalby would be King. After all, it reigns supreme as Australia’s richest cotton and grain growing area. Don’t dismiss Dalby as a purely agricultural centre though, Dalby’s got plenty more jewels in …

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If the Western Downs was a hand of cards, Dalby would be King. After all, it reigns supreme as Australia’s richest cotton and grain growing area. Don’t dismiss Dalby as a purely agricultural centre though, Dalby’s got plenty more jewels in …

Where to sink a coldie in the Western Downs

Forget fine dining and vineyard valleys – there’s no place more iconic to sip a cold beer than a classic country pub. Yep, we’re talking about the historical watering holes across the Western Downs that pack more character than the latest …

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Forget fine dining and vineyard valleys – there’s no place more iconic to sip a cold beer than a classic country pub. Yep, we’re talking about the historical watering holes across the Western Downs that pack more character than the latest …

What’s growing: Things you didn’t know about the crops in the Western Downs

From the skyscrapers of Brisbane to the stark plains of the outback, there’s a whole lotta crop country in the Western Downs in between. We’re talking agriculture that resembles artwork, with precise separation between plant-rows, textures that rival expensive fabric and …

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From the skyscrapers of Brisbane to the stark plains of the outback, there’s a whole lotta crop country in the Western Downs in between. We’re talking agriculture that resembles artwork, with precise separation between plant-rows, textures that rival expensive fabric and …