The Return of the Catalina – Film Premiere

On 22 August 2015, Qantas Founders Museum will host a film premiere for “The Return of the Catalina”. This feature length film is about the Qantas Catalina Double Sunrise Flights in the Second World War and how a group of aviators restore and fly a 70 year old Catalina Flying boat from Spain to Longreach [...]

Graham Rodger Concert

Australian country singer Graham Rodger will be presenting “Australian Country Music at its Best” at the Qantas Founders Museum on Monday 1 June. The performance will also include guest artist Laura Downing. Doors open at 7pm and tickets are available at the door on the night. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government [...]

Longreach Yellowbelly Fishing Classic

Longreach Recreational Fishing Club Incorporated’s ‘Yellowbelly Classic’ is an annual event last weekend in August every year. Over 800 competitors attend the event which is larger then any other fishing event in Queensland. Last years event was the reciepient of the Longreach Regional Council Australia Day Awards Event of the year. With AUD30,000 in prizes [...]

Coopers on Cassowary

Coopers on Cassowary offers modern cottage accommodation in the heart of Longreach, Queensland. The fully self-contained three bedroom cottage can accommodate up to five people, with one master queen room, one twin room and one single room. The spacious cottage has an open plan kitchen/living area, laundry, split system air conditioning and fully fenced shady [...]

Piano Lessons (Longreach)

A musical memoir of pure enchantment! Concert pianist Anna Goldsworthy’s deeply-felt memoir, Piano Lessons, comes to life once again after its world premiere at the 2011 Queensland Music Festival. Due to popular demand, this sublime piece of music-theatre is back in 2013 with a state-wide tour. Goldsworthy’s award-winning book, which recounts her musical awakening as [...]

Jumbuck Motel

Jumbuck Motel is walking distance to the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and the Qantas Founders Museum. All rooms are situated on the ground floor and all have ensuites, flat screen televisions and free Foxtel and Wifi. They have a restaurant and bar, pool, barbecue and lots of room for children to play on the [...]

Albert Park Motor Inn

The Albert Park Motor Inn is one of the finest quality establishments in western Queensland with 56 spacious rooms, the Oasis Restaurant and Bar, resort style pool complex and a modern Conference and Function Centre. The Albert Park is located close to the main attractions of Longreach, and is near the airport on the main [...]

Longreach Yellowbelly Classic

The Longreach Yellowbelly Classic is hosted by the Longreach Recreational Fishing Club Incorporated. Enjoy family, friends, fun and fishing (FFFF Fair Dinkum). So come along and try your luck at this fishing competition held on the Thomson River in Longreach. The Classic for 2012 had over 750 competitors and one luck lady took a Clarke [...]

The Longreach Annual Show

There will be all sorts of fun this year at the 2012 Annual Longreach Show including Sideshow Alley, fireworks, a fashion parade, the Outback Olympics, pavilion displays, judging of cattle, horses, sheep and wool, as well as bird and poultry competitions. Bar and food facilities will be available throughout the day and night over the [...]

Australian Bronco Branding Championships

Bronco Branding is Australia’s traditional method of branding cattle in the bush. This unique method of branding stock has been practised on most of the large stations throughout Australia. Over the two days you will have access to a bar and food catering facilities and music will be played till late. This is a great [...]

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