Alpha, the 'Town of Murals', was established in 1884 and is part of Jericho Shire, one of Queensland's largest cattle producing areas. Located on the Capricorn Highway, its streets are named after poets, the main street being Shakespeare Street.

The town is known for the 27 murals painted on various buildings throughout the town. Each mural depicts a different aspect of pioneering and contemporary Outback life.

The Jane Neville-Rolfe Gallery also boasts an excellent range of artworks from local artists and travelling shows.

The volunteers at the Rowley Roberts information centre can show you examples of petrified wood and direct you to where you can see its natural setting. Don't miss the photo opportunity at the bottle tree across from the Information Centre. An optimist installed a tap in the bottle tree - there's no news as to whether water has started to flow as yet.

Alpha has a pub where you can enjoy a meal and drink, along with a cafe and a bakehouse that serves award winning pies! Alpha also has its own airstrip, police station and hospital.

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3 June 2017
You've never run a race quiet like this one! The latest crazy thing to hit Australia is the Grapest 5K Run... sip happens! They’re going to take you on an outdoor evening adventure… a fun run with a cork-stopping twist.

Lakeside 300

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30 September 2017
The Lakeside 300 is a 300 kilometre endurance race around the iconic Brisbane circuit Lakeside Park Raceway. The Raceway has a rich heritage of more than 50 years including the Australian Grand Prix and multiple Touring Car Championship conducted at the venue.

Lollipop Land

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18 January 2017
Farewell Lollipop Land, the journey begins’ ….. a unique Christmas Wonderland experience, is now open at Old Petrie Town. With more than 150 hand-sculpted characters by Original one-of-a-kind Doll Artist, Chris Boston and designed by Visual Display Artist Jule Barten, Lollipop Land continues to charm both adults and children alike with a brand new version created annually.
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