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A local’s guide to the Roma region

Covering 58,830km2, or three and a half times the area size of Brisbane, one thing’s for certain – the Roma region is not short on space. With so much room to move, it pays to have a local’s guide to discovering …

5-day Brisbane to Carnarvon Gorge Family Road Trip

If ever there was a light at the end of an eight-and-a-half-hour-road trip tunnel, Carnarvon Gorge is it. This national park is defined by its sandstone cliffs, prehistoric cycads and over 2,000 examples of Aboriginal rock art, a combination that puts …

Everything you need to know about the Big Rig

The Big Rig in Roma is the spot to dig into Australia’s oil and gas industry, set against the sweeping, painterly landscape of country Queensland. Get ready to explore with this guide.  What is it? The Big Rig takes its name …

11 things to do in Mitchell, Outback Queensland

Follow the trail of notorious bushrangers, soak away stress in thermal springs and get to know Indigenous culture in Mitchell. This small Outback Queensland town, 90km west of Roma is full of heart and the locals love to share their community …

7 things you wouldn’t expect to find in the Roma region

Type ‘Roma, Outback Queensland’ into Google image search and you can expect to see red dirt, country pubs and cattle … and then, more cattle. But typecasting the Roma region based on its most famous outputs does a disservice to the …

Art lovers guide to the Roma region

When you venture into Outback Queensland you can rest assured nature will spoil your senses with a medley of colour, shape and texture. But Mother Nature isn’t the only canvas you’ll find in Outback Queensland.  For those who enjoy ambling their …

Escape the heat: where to cool off in Roma

There’s no denying it: Roma is hot in summer. If you find yourself in this Outback Queensland region in the warmer months, you’ll quickly be on the hunt for creative ways to keep cool as the mercury soars. From exploring local …