From the rugged cliffs of the Great Dividing Range explorer Major Thomas Mitchell once crossed, to the open downs country that caught his eye, it is no wonder that Tambo is being discovered by travellers. Tambo is a living museum of cultural history and a place for the visitor to gain an insight into the lifestyle of Australia’s forebears. The area boasts rich landscapes that attracted pastoralists in the 1860s to flock to Tambo region to take up land for grazing. The pastoral industry still remains the basis of Tambo’s economy today.

Gazetted in 1863, Tambo is the oldest town in the west, wander back in time along the Heritage Walk visiting old buildings and historically significant places. The Coolibah Walk follows the banks of the Barcoo where the native trees reach out across the river and provide a cool haven for the birdlife. While in town, make sure you pop into a local business for a roll of Totally Tambo toilet paper, freely given away as a gift from the community.

Pull-up at the Tambo Dam, a recreational area offering barbecue and picnic facilities, nature walks, bird-watching, native tree forest and water sports (in the warmer weather!). Visit the Tambo Teddies Workshop and see the sheep skin teddy bears being created, each bear is named after a property in the Tambo district, giving them claim to some of the oldest settled country in Queensland.

From Tambo you can head east and experience the Wilderness Way Self Drive Tour traversing three major river systems, taking you to the top of Queensland’s Great Dividing Range and looping back into town. Along the way you can visit many places of interest including sites of early European settlement and Aboriginal rock engravings, passing an array of sandstone formations and vast cliff lines. Nature lovers will enjoy the sights of native flora, fauna and brilliant wildflowers from August to September. Camp overnight in the beautiful Salvator Rosa National Park. Enjoy the 260 kilometre round-trip at your own pace and discover why this area is one of Queensland’s best kept secrets.

Tambo, Blackall-Tambo Area
Queensland
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A Camera on Gallipoli Exhibition

Longreach, Longreach Area
Free Entry
6 November 2017 – 19 January 2018
Join them for a free morning tea to launch this moving exhibition. This photographic exhibition features a unique series of photographs taken on Gallipoli by Charles Ryan while serving as a senior medical officer in the Australian Imperial Force in World War One.

Cheese Making and Fermenting Workshop at Epicure Homewares

Proserpine, Whitsunday Area
From AU$35.00 - 45.00
19 January 2018
Two hour informative Artisan Cheese Making demonstration with Sasha McLean from Mad Millie representative in store. Join them again the next day for another event. Come and get involved in this workshop where you will see how easy it is to make delicious fermented foods at home!

Yeppoon Community Market

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 20 January 2018
The Yeppoon Community Market is held each Saturday morning at the Yeppoon Showgrounds. It has been operating for over 35 years and all profits from stall fees go back into the Community.

Kern Arcade Car Park Markets

Rockhampton City, Rockhampton Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 21 January 2018
The Arcade Car Park Markets are held every Sunday and have a variety of stall, local fresh fruit and vegies, and good range of organic fruit and exotic fruits, locally made cakes and biscuits, chutneys and preserves, jewellery, bric-a-brac, ladies and children's fashions, collectable coins and notes, plants, timber craft and a recent addition to the markets is organic pork, beef and dairy products and for a relaxing change try our reflexology, there is also a Disney character appearance on a regular bases through out the year to entertain the children.

Goldfield Ashes

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
Free Entry
26 – 28 January 2018
The Charters Towers Goldfield Ashes is the largest amateur cricket carnival in the southern hemisphere. It is conducted in January by the Charters Towers Cricket Association Incorporated (CTCA). The event was recently given the status of being a Queensland Iconic Event.

Great Australia Day Beach Party, The

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
26 January 2018
The Great Australia Day Beach Party has well-earned reputation as one of the biggest and best Australia Day events in the State. With the availability of the Keppel Kraken Water Play Area, this year’s event will undoubtedly be one of the best ever with a jam-packed 12 hour non-stop entertainment and beach fun activity program.

Causeway Lake Markets

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 28 January 2018
Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, the beautiful Capricorn Coast is the ideal location for your weekend market experience with a variety of fresh and handmade products for sale.

Fig Tree Markets

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 4 February 2018
Fig Tree Creek Markets are organised by Keppel Coast Arts and held on the first Sunday each month, adjacent to the Capricorn Coast Tourist Information Centre at Ross Creek Roundabout, Yeppoon. Fig Tree Creek Markets stallholders display, demonstrate and sell unique, handmade, locally designed, home baked and home grown products.

CQ Health Sports and Health Expo

Wandal, Rockhampton Area
Free Entry
4 February 2018
The CQ Health Sport and Health Expo is a community event organised by Rockhampton Regional Council encouraging the community to get involved in physical activity, healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.

Luna Markets

Rockhampton City, Rockhampton Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 9 February 2018
Luna Markets is a free family friendly market held every month in Rockhampton with loads of market stalls, food, kids rides and live music under the moonlight!
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