• Blackall is located on the Matilda Highway and is name after Sir Samuel Blackall, the second Governor of Queensland. The town was founded in 1846 by explorer Major Thomas Mitchell. Rest, relax and revive at Blackall’s Aquatic Centre – home to the artesian spa and swimming pool. Famous for many reasons, blade shearer Jack Howe put Blackall on the map in 1892 at ‘Alice Downs’ when he set a world record by shearing 321 sheep in seven hours and 40 minutes. It actually took another 58 years before anyone could match this feat and that was by machine shears. Blackall

  • Langlo - Adavale Road
    Langlo - Adavale Road

    Rather than taking the Matilda Highway, this track is a great alternative to see more

  • Blackall Woolscour
    Blackall Woolscour

    The Blackall Woolscour is the last remaining steam operated wool washing plant in Australia. This

  • Moonbria Road and Barcoo River Road
    Moonbria Road and Barcoo River Road

    Get the feel of a real outback driving adventure! The Moonbria and Barcoo River Roads

  • Idalia National Park Road
    Idalia National Park Road

    Drive through beautiful country landscape as you make your way along this track from Blackall

  • Blackall Aquatic Centre
    Blackall Aquatic Centre

    What better way to rest, relax and unwind after a day's sightseeing but in the

  • Idalia National Park
    Idalia National Park

    Amid the gorges and rocky formations of the Gowan Range tablelands, Idalia National Park protects

  • Blackall Sculpture Trail
    Blackall Sculpture Trail

    Blackall is home to a selection of sculptures that are eloquently representative of cultural expression

  • Ram Park
    Ram Park

    Ram Park is a museum complex designed to inspire residents of Blackall and visitors to

  • Wave Rock Trail
    Wave Rock Trail

    In central western Queensland, Idalia National Park protects extensive mulga woodlands, the headwaters of the

  • Blackall Caravan Park
    Blackall Caravan Park

    The Blackall Caravan Park offers powered and unpowered sites, fully self-contained cabins and units. There

  • Barcoo Hotel
    Barcoo Hotel

    The Barcoo Hotel is situated on the Matilda Highway in the main business area of

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