Through interactive audio panels, hear how 8 local pioneering identities helped shaped Charleville into the Community it is today. These stories just have to be heard to be believed, on how these men beat the odds of the harsh conditions of Outback Queensland and are testament to when fair dinkum outback ingenuity was born.
The Stuart family, proudly shares their home in 2012, The Year of the Farmer. Open for the first time since settlement in 1866, 146 years of a 50,000 acre (approximately) grazing property, steeped in a rich tradition of station life. An Australian station and pioneering history which takes in a culturally diverse myriad of people [...]
It’s like finding an archaeological dig before it’s uncovered. Charleville Airport became part of the United States of America in 1940 when the site was handed over to the United States Military as a top secret site during World War II. The area was a village in its own right with over 3,500 (the population [...]
What do you get when you send two virtuosic musicians on a whirlwind tour across Queensland in a light plane, armed with only a keyboard, a fiddle and a sense of humour? Tedeschi and Cooper, that’s what! Simon Tedeschi (piano) and Ian Cooper (violin) are two of the finest classical musicians Australia has to offer. [...]
Surrounded by the grounds of the new Meat Ant Park, your first point of call must be the Augathella Library and Visitor Information Centre. Lorraine and her team have lived in Augathella all their lives and are keen to share their town. Collect maps and written guides to make the most of your visit to [...]
It is not until you take the time to walk Augathella’s self-guided heritage trail that you discover the rich and diverse history of the town. Bushrangers, bullockies and huge sheep stations all played their part in the development of Augathella. Drop by and discover the rich history of this Outback town.
Located within the Meat Ant Park, the Meat Ant Sculpture is over million times the size of an actual Ant, the perfect opportunity for that holiday photo. Why name a park after a Meat Ant you ask? Augathella’s local football team, known as the Mighty Augathella Meat Ants were fearless in their attack against their [...]
Do you love horseriding? Then come and join the Morven Endurance Ride and take in the great trails around Morven through beautiful bush and river country. The event has 20 kilometre or 40 kilometres events for beginners, and competitive riders can take on the 80 kilometre course. Riders travel from far and wide to compete, [...]
Country Race meetings are always a great experience so come and enjoy the Charleville Races as part of the Charleville and District Agricultural Show celebrations. It’s where the locals kick back and enjoy and you see the country lifestyle at it’s best. Dress up or dress down, it’s great day out and one that should [...]
2013 marks 100 years of the Charleville and District Agricultural Show. To kick start the celebration, come along to the Meet, Greet and Catch Up Evening. Finger food will be served, and there will be good company to enjoy. Who knows whose familiar face from the past you may see?