Travel Ideas

Is this the most family-friendly outback road trip from Brisbane?

Riddle us this: what’s approximately 450km long, passes through three major regions in Queensland and takes six hours to drive? Find your answer along the Warrego Highway, which runs between Brisbane and Roma (and extends all the way out to Charleville …

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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 …

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Best in the west: a guide to Roma region’s best eats and where to find them

Juicy steak that hangs off the edge of your plate, ice-cold beer dripping in condensation and a big, warm smile when you walk in the door; these are a few things to whet your appetite for what’s served up in the …

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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 …

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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 …

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