Set against a breathtaking backdrop of dense pine and eucalypt forests; quilted expanses of sorghum, wheat and cotton ready for harvest; rock-rimmed gorges and meandering rivers and creeks; the Western Downs region is an idyllic location waiting to provide you with the perfect country experience.
Only three hours drive from Queensland's capital, Our Western Downs is home to reputable schools, high-quality facilities and expanding investment opportunities. It is a place of vibrant and distinctive festivals that capture our living history and country ambience; a host to showcase our arts, opera, culture and cuisine.
Our Western Downs is a place where you can indulge in the quiet calm of country living and immerse yourself in the natural splendour of a country landscape.
Welcome to Our Western Downs... Experience. Explore. Enjoy!
|Our Western Downs is a proud member of Southern Queensland Country Tourism.|
Star-filled skies, open spaces and amazing sunsets. Home of the Robyn Gordon grevillea and the rare pink native water lily. Stimulating art galleries displaying high-quality contemporary art. Engaging museums with meticulously preserved history including military artifacts and pioneering heritage. This is Our Western Downs. Come and explore the region we are proud to call our home.
Our Western Downs is a place where modern country living meets infinite investment opportunity. We are home to excellent schools, quality facilities and an expanding resource industry that brings with it notable economic growth. We are a region where you get all of this without losing the experience of true 'community spirit'.
Experience a quintessential outback event at one of our rodeos or campdrafts. Explore the many facets of our region through distinctive local events and festivals. Enjoy our small town ambience at monthly market stalls and annual show days. From glamorous race days to massive Stock Horse sales; Our Western Downs has an event for everyone.