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OUTBACK FESTIVALS, SHOWS AND EVENTS
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All over Australia country towns usually hold, at least once a year, a major festival, show or event that should not be missed by locals and travellers alike.
Write these events up in your travelling itinerary. If you know of any others then let me know and I'll include them on this page!!
(All of our guidebooks also have details of all major events/festivals in the different areas covered in each book.)
Click on the States to go to their relevant link:
New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia Main Event Page
You can also contact the Tourist/Visitor Information Centres in various regions that you might be travelling in to get much more detail of festivals or events that may be happening in their part of Australia.
LINKS TO EVENTS AUSTRALIA WIDE
Country Shows lists Country Shows all around Australia: http://countryshows.com.au/CountryShows/PublicHome.aspx
Sheepdog Trials Australia Wide - Australian Sheep Dog Workers' Association
For a complete listing of all the sheep dog trial events held throughout Australia during the year, go to Australian Sheep Dog Workers' Association web site and events page: http://asdwa.org.au
The links below will also take you to the various State associations:
SOUTH AUSTRALIA : www.sawsda.org.au
NEW SOUTH WALES: www.nswsheepdogworkers.org.au/
WESTERN AUSTRALIA: www.westausworkingsheepdog.com
Country Music Bulletin
This website dedicated to bringing you the latest Australian country music news and has a 'Festival & Events Page' which lists all the music events Australia (and New Zealand) wide. A good web site if country music is your passion.
Gem Shows and Festivals
For details and dates of events for gem shows and festivals all over Australia, check out the Aussie Lapidary Forum web site: http://aussielapidaryforum.com/forum/index.php?action=calendar
Australian Campdraft Association
Events Calendar Australia wide, see
Australian Professional Rodeo Association
Events Calendar Australia wide, see http://www.abcra.com.au
Caravanning & Camping Shows
General Caravanning & Camping Shows are held in a number of States Australia wide. Check out the Queensland Caravanning web site for dates and places for both Queensland and interstate shows: http://www.caravanqld.com.au/showsevents/upcoming-shows-events.aspx
The Caravan Industry Australia, Victorian Branch, lists shows Australia wide: http://www.ciavic.com.au/page.asp?parentid=90
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