Jones Store

Visit Jones’ Store – one of the oldest structures in historic Newcastle Waters. As well as selling provisions, the store provided vital services including that of butcher, baker and saddler. Built in the mid 1930s, Jones’ Store is an old building constructed of corrugated iron, bamboo and earth. It is one of the oldest surviving [...]

Elliott Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Starting with a street parade at 5.30pm, the Elliott Mardi Gras parties well into the night, with entertainment by comedic singer/impersonator Fats Thommo. While it’s impossible to describe what this event is all about, event coordinator Bob Bagnall says people will have a good time as long as they come with an open mind and [...]

Renner Springs Desert Inn

Renner Springs Desert Inn is located 160 kilometres north of Tennant Creek, approximately eight hours’ drive from either Darwin or Alice Springs. The inn was named in honour of Dr Frederick Renner, medical officer to the men working on the Overland Telegraph Line, who discovered the springs when he noticed flocks of birds converging in [...]

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