The Matilda Way

  • Kynuna

    Kynuna was established in the 1860s and in its early days boasted three hotels. It was a staging post for [more…]

  • Longreach

    As you roll into Longreach the unmistakable red and white livery of a Qantas jumbo jet dominates the skyline from [more…]

  • Barcaldine

    Barcaldine is situated on the junction of the Capricorn and Landsborough Highways and known as the Garden City of the [more…]

  • Blackall

    Named after Sir Samuel Blackall, the second Governor of Queensland, Blackall is located on the Matilda Highway . The district [more…]

  • Charleville

    Immortalised in Slim Dusty’s song by the same name, Charleville is the largest town in Queensland’s south west and is [more…]

  • Cunnamulla

    Cunnamulla locals reckon that in their town, the handshake’s stronger and the smile lasts longer. Perhaps that’s why Slim Dusty’s [more…]

  • Winton

    “Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong…” You’ll be forgiven for relentlessly whistling this famous tune while you’re in [more…]

  • Cloncurry

    ‘The Curry’, as Cloncurry is affectionately known by locals, is most famous for being the birthplace of the Royal Flying [more…]

  • Karumba

    Situated on the mouth of the Norman River, Karumba is already well known as a recreational fishing mecca and birdwatchers [more…]

  • Normanton

    The Gulf Savannah region extends from the Great Dividing Range in the east to the Northern Territory border in the [more…]