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3 Things to do in Hughenden

3 Things to do in Hughenden

Pack your hard-hat and sense of adventure – just four hours’ drive west of Townsville, Hughenden is the most northerly destination on the Outback Queensland Masters. It’s packed with dinosaur fossils, jaw-dropping scenery and mining history that will lead you deep underground. See our top 3 things to do:   1. Say g’day to Hughie at the Flinders Discovery Centre When you get to Hughenden – say g’day to ‘Hughie’, the seven metre-tall Muttaburrasaurus and the impressive fossil collection at the Flinders Discovery Centre. Displaying amazing exhibits of fossils from… View Full Post

Top 3 Sites to see in Blackall

Top 3 Sites to see in Blackall

Nestled on the banks of the mighty Barcoo, Blackall is the 4th stop on your Outback Queensland Masters road-trip. Literally growing on the sheep’s back, Blackall was put on the map by blade shearer Jackie Howe in 1892, when he set a world record for shearing 321 sheep in 7:40! Now memorialised in bronze, the Jackie Howe sculpture welcomes visitors to town and serves as a memory to the township history. Check out the top 3 sites to see in Blackall:   1. Black stump If you’ve never heard the… View Full Post

Free outback junior golf clinics

Free outback junior golf clinics

Do you know a future golf champion? Youngsters with a love of the game can improve their skills at one of six free Outback Queensland Masters Junior Golf Clinics. PGA Pro Darren Weatherall will hold the clinics for aspiring junior players at Biloela, Charleville, Quilpie, Blackall, Hughenden, and Longreach golf clubs alongside the Outback Queensland Masters events. The Junior Clinics are aimed at improving the skills of young people. They are suitable for children aged five years and over and cater for all skill levels, from first-time golfers to aspiring… View Full Post

Don’t miss these 3 things to do in Quilpie

Don’t miss these 3 things to do in Quilpie

Steeped with a rich pioneering and prehistoric history and an abundance of birdlife and natural wonders, Quilpie has plenty of things to keep you entertained between the legs of the Outback Queensland Masters.   1. Opal Altar Quilpie is home to ‘The Jewel of the Outback’, the beautiful boulder opal, and you see the opal in all its glory at St. Finbarr’s Church with the spectacular Opal Altar or try your luck at the free opal fossicking area 2km west of town.   2. Rich history Explore the Shire Museum,… View Full Post

5 Must Do’s in Charleville

5 Must Do’s in Charleville

From bilbies to starry night skies, historic pubs to WWII connections, Charleville in Queenslands South-West is more than a stopover destination on the Outback Queensland road trip. So when your in town for the second leg of the Outback Queensland Masters, make to put these things on your to do list:   1. Charleville Cosmos Centre and Observatory Have you seen the outback wonders of the night sky? Without the light pollution of a big city, the starry night skies in Outback Queensland are truly something that need to been… View Full Post

Top 3 things to do in Biloela

Top 3 things to do in Biloela

The friendly town of Biloela in the heart of the Sandstone Wonders region is the first course of the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters, teeing off on 19 June. To make the most of your time in this Outback town, here’s a few suggestions:   1. Kroombit Top National Park If you enjoy the great outdoors, then this place is for you. Towering ridges, deep gorges and panoramic vistas spill out across a wide horizon, resplendent against the ravages of time. By day, rock-wallabies bound across rocky outcrops near Kroombit Creek…. View Full Post

Why you need to play the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters

Why you need to play the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters

Held in six locations over six weekends in June and July, the one-of-a-kind golf tournament is the perfect way to experience the best of Queensland’s Outback with a golf club in hand.   You could win One Million Dollars You heard correctly…ONE MILLION DOLLARS. So how do you win? Qualify to play the final by playing at 2 of the lead in courses as part of the OQM. Hit a hole-in-one on the selected hole at the Longreach final We will also have a $10,000 hole-in-one at each of the… View Full Post

Win the Golden Ticket

Win the Golden Ticket

It’s the ultimate money can’t buy experience for the Outback Queensland Masters. A player has to qualify for the Outback Queensland Masters final by playing 2 of the 5 lead-in courses at either Biloela, Charleville, Quilpie, Blackall or Hughenden. But if you win the Golden Ticket, entry straight into the final at Longreach is all yours! That means, no need to qualify! And you get to take your shot at the MILLION DOLLAR Hole-in-One! You can’t have this fun all on your own, so we are letting you bring a… View Full Post

Innovative *Ground Breaking* Inclusive Australia’s Best New Event

Innovative *Ground Breaking* Inclusive Australia’s Best New Event

The Outback Queensland Masters has hit a hole-in-one at the 2020 Australian Event Awards receiving the award for Australia’s Best New Event. Event industry leaders from across the country gathered for the awards ceremony in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth as part of a syndicated live event staged in different states simultaneously, all linked up via video technology. The Judges said, “Innovative, ground-breaking, inclusive, fun and creative – this is an incredibly unique new event. The effort, creativity and resourcefulness of the event organisers is truly impressive.” The Outback… View Full Post

38 Day Ultimate Outback Road Trip

38 DAYS 18 JUNE – 26 JULY 2021 3,148 TOTAL KILOMETRES  Make your way to Biloela IMAGE: OQM FLAG Make your way to the friendly town of Biloela, the heart of the Sandstone Wonders Region for the first leg of the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters, teeing off on June 19. If you’re arriving early to Biloela, make the most of your time by exploring the Queensland Heritage Park, Lake Callide and the town’s surrounding natural wonders including Isla Gorge, Kroombit Tops National Park and Expedition National Park. Stay 3 nights… View Full Post