Western Downs

Area

The Western Downs area is a local government area (LGA) in Queensland. This area is home to 98 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Western Downs area is located approximately kms from the capital Brisbane.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Western Downs

Area Regional Council
Sunset, Bell

Bell

Urban

Population: 502 | Western Downs

Nestled between the Bunya Mountains and fertile farmlands, Bell is a picturesque country township, rich in...

Chinchilla Melon Festival

Chinchilla

Urban

Population: 6612 | Western Downs

Famous for its melons and a renowned spot for fishing, bushwalking and camping, the colourful town...

Cattle Sales, Dalby

Dalby

Urban

Population: 12719 | Western Downs

A taste of life as it used to be is what’s in store when you stay...

Jimbour House, Western Country

Jandowae

Urban

Population: 1047 | Western Downs

North of Dalby, the town of Jandowae welcomes visitors to their friendly country community. The Dingo...

Miles Historic Village

Miles

Urban

Population: 1746 | Western Downs

Sitting at the junction of the Warrego Way and Leichhardt Way, Miles is a vibrant rural...

Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races

Tara

Urban

Population: 2297 | Western Downs

Take the road less travelled and you’ll end up in the peaceful Tara region. Accessed off...

Wandoan

Wandoan

Urban

Population: 566 | Western Downs

The quiet wheat and cattle town of Wandoan is the perfect stopover between Miles and Taroom...

Auburn

Rural

Population: 26 | Western Downs

Baking Board

Rural

Population: 97 | Western Downs

Barakula

Rural

Population: 13 | Western Downs

Barramornie

Rural

Population: 19 | Western Downs

Beelbee

Rural

Population: 25 | Western Downs

Blackswamp

Rural

Population: 57 | Western Downs

Blaxland

Rural

Population: 35 | Western Downs

Bogandilla

Rural

Population: 28 | Western Downs

Boonarga

Rural

Population: 36 | Western Downs

Brigalow

Rural

Population: 170 | Western Downs

Bundi

Rural

Population: 38 | Western Downs

Bungaban

Rural

Population: 52 | Western Downs

View, Bunya Mountains National Park

Bunya Mountains

Rural

Population: 144 | Western Downs

The South Burnett offers easy access to the majestic Bunya Mountains, which, at an elevation of...

Burncluith

Rural

Population: 150 | Western Downs

Burra Burri

Rural

Population: 36 | Western Downs

Cadarga

Rural

Population: 16 | Western Downs

Cameby

Rural

Population: 56 | Western Downs

Canaga

Rural

Population: 110 | Western Downs

Chances Plain

Rural

Population: 151 | Western Downs

Clifford

Rural

Population: 22 | Western Downs

Columboola

Rural

Population: 72 | Western Downs

Bottle tree, Condamine

Condamine

Rural

Population: 384 | Western Downs

The township of Condamine is located south of Miles on the meandering Condamine River, well-known for...

Coomrith

Rural

Population: 40 | Western Downs

Cooranga

Rural

Population: 133 | Western Downs

Crossroads

Rural

Population: 130 | Western Downs

Dalwogon

Rural

Population: 31 | Western Downs

Darr Creek

Rural

Population: 18 | Western Downs

Diamondy

Rural

Population: 47 | Western Downs

Sunset, Western Downs

Drillham

Rural

Population: 126 | Western Downs

Drillham was once a thriving metropolis closely linked to the railway. The town’s weir on the...

Drillham South

Rural

Population: 67 | Western Downs

Ducklo

Rural

Population: 333 | Western Downs

Western Country

Dulacca

Rural

Population: 191 | Western Downs

Dulacca is quiet rural town on the Warrego Highway, 43 kilometres west of Miles. First came...

Durah

Rural

Population: 6 | Western Downs

Fairyland

Rural

Population: 67 | Western Downs

Flinton

Rural

Population: 42 | Western Downs

Glenaubyn

Rural

Population: 48 | Western Downs

Lagoon, Glenmorgan

Glenmorgan

Rural

Population: 148 | Western Downs

A small community with plenty of character and charm, you’ll see why Glenmorgan was the winner...

Goombi

Rural

Population: 34 | Western Downs

Goranba

Rural

Population: 187 | Western Downs

Greenswamp

Rural

Population: 40 | Western Downs

Grosmont

Rural

Population: 141 | Western Downs

Guluguba

Rural

Population: 109 | Western Downs

Gurulmundi

Rural

Population: 7 | Western Downs

Halliford

Rural

Western Downs

Hannaford

Rural

Population: 118 | Western Downs

Hookswood

Rural

Population: 56 | Western Downs

Hopeland

Rural

Population: 140 | Western Downs

Inglestone

Rural

Population: 75 | Western Downs

Jimbour House, Jimbour

Jimbour East

Rural

Population: 199 | Western Downs

An easy drive north-east of Dalby is the historic heritage-listed Jimbour House, circa 1876. This French...

Jimbour West

Rural

Population: 56 | Western Downs

Jinghi

Rural

Population: 74 | Western Downs

Dalby, Western Downs

Kaimkillenbun

Rural

Population: 293 | Western Downs

The little town of Kaimkillenbun, has the longest single place name in Queensland and is known...

Hugh Sawrey Walkway, Kogan

Kogan

Rural

Population: 190 | Western Downs

A little south-east of Brigalow on the Condamine Highway you’ll find the quiet town of Kogan....

Kowguran

Rural

Population: 41 | Western Downs

Kragra

Rural

Population: 27 | Western Downs

Kumbarilla

Rural

Population: 197 | Western Downs

Langlands

Rural

Population: 7 | Western Downs

Macalister

Rural

Population: 153 | Western Downs

Marmadua

Rural

Population: 9 | Western Downs

Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum

Meandarra

Rural

Population: 262 | Western Downs

Meandarra is a peaceful place on the banks of the Brigalow Creek. The creek offers camping,...

Montrose (Western Downs)

Rural

Population: 65 | Western Downs

Moola

Rural

Population: 123 | Western Downs

Crossroads Hotel Moonie

Moonie

Rural

Population: 189 | Western Downs

Moonie, the oil capital of Queensland is a tiny settlement on the intersection of the Leichhardt...

Moraby

Rural

Population: 42 | Western Downs

Mowbullan

Rural

Population: 11 | Western Downs

Myall Park

Rural

Population: 21 | Western Downs

Nandi

Rural

Population: 108 | Western Downs

Nangram

Rural

Population: 8 | Western Downs

Pelham

Rural

Population: 8 | Western Downs

Pelican

Rural

Population: 14 | Western Downs

Pine Hills

Rural

Western Downs

Pirrinuan

Rural

Population: 193 | Western Downs

Ranges Bridge

Rural

Population: 132 | Western Downs

Red Hill (Western Downs)

Rural

Population: 60 | Western Downs

Roche Creek

Rural

Population: 55 | Western Downs

Rywung

Rural

Population: 27 | Western Downs

Southwood

Rural

Population: 84 | Western Downs

Springvale

Rural

Population: 74 | Western Downs

St Ruth

Rural

Population: 139 | Western Downs

Sujeewong

Rural

Population: 11 | Western Downs

Wattle Downs, The Gums

The Gums

Rural

Population: 159 | Western Downs

The Gums is a small settlement west of Tara in Southern Queensland Country's Western Downs region....

Tuckerang

Rural

Population: 85 | Western Downs

Waikola

Rural

Population: 25 | Western Downs

Warra Station

Warra

Rural

Population: 205 | Western Downs

If you're looking for a rest stop on your journey, pull into the little country town...

Weir River

Rural

Population: 21 | Western Downs

Weranga

Rural

Population: 215 | Western Downs

Western Country

Westmar

Rural

Population: 64 | Western Downs

Westmar is a small town on the Moonie Highway, around 45 minutes drive west of Moonie....

Wieambilla

Rural

Population: 93 | Western Downs

Woleebee

Rural

Population: 95 | Western Downs

Wychie

Rural

Population: 17 | Western Downs

Yulabilla

Rural

Population: 44 | Western Downs