The Outback Guide Blog - Explore the Australian Outback

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Old cottage in a meadow near Burra, South AustraliaOld cottage near Burra, also known as the Midnight Oil House

Starting in 2019, I am going through all pages on the Outback Guide, add new and better photos, and update articles when necessary. Enjoy, and come back frequently! Thank you.

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Mar 20, 2019

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Facts - Visit Australia's largest salt lake

Lake Eyre is a large, usually dry, salt lake in the South Australian Outback. Find useful travel and safety facts along with updates about Lake Eyre's current water level.

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Mar 18, 2019

Marree South Australia - Where the true Australian Outback begins

Marree is a fascinating tiny settlement on the edge of the Australian Outback - the place where the history of the inland began

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Mar 17, 2019

Road Conditions Oodnadatta Track - FAQ

Road conditions along the Oodnadatta Track can change quickly, it is essential to check weather reports and conditions before you go. Read reports from people who travelled the track.

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Mar 16, 2019

Oodnadatta Track Facts - A detailed travel guide from Marree to Marla

The Oodnadatta Track is the most historic track in Outback South Australia. The track follows an ancient trail used by Aborigines. Get inspired by the history and find info and facts to plan a safe journey.

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Mar 12, 2019

Beyond Birdsville - Eyre Developmental Road

The channel country beyond Birdsville is black stump country, forlorn places, shimmering mirages, a great way to experience the Australian Outback.

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Mar 08, 2019

Birdsville Races 2019 - Facts about a famous Outback event

The Birdsville races weekend is full of fun and excitement, watch a town of 100 swell to 6000 people, join the biggest party in the Australian Outback.

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Mar 08, 2019

Outback Travel Tips - Where to stay in the Australian Outback

Outback travel tips - where to stay in the Outback, info about where to buy food and fuel

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Mar 07, 2019

Birdsville Track Travel Tips - Where to stay & get supplies

Birdsville Track travel tips - facts about outback accommodation and everything you need to know to plan your journey along the legendary track

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Mar 06, 2019

Birdsville Track Photos - Outback picture gallery

Explore my Birdsville Track photos, a stunning Outback picture gallery that makes you want to go there

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Mar 05, 2019

Birdsville Track Facts - How to prepare a trip

The Birdsville Track is one of the icons in the eastern Australian Outback. Read about the history, highlights, track conditions and the Cooper Creek ferry status.

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Mar 02, 2019

Birdsville Australia - Facts about this isolated town in Queensland

Birdsville is known for the famous races, dust storms and an unique hotel. Discover one of the remotest towns in the Australian Outback

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Feb 26, 2019

The Outback - a poem about life in Outback Australia

The Outback by Leighton B. Watts was selected as the official poem for the Year Of The Outback 2006

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Feb 26, 2019

Waltzing Matilda - Australia's inofficial national anthem

Waltzing Matilda is Australia's most sung anthem, it is Australian folklore

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Feb 24, 2019

Australian Facts - climate, population and other facts about Australia

Australian facts - the weather, time zones, size, and facts you always wanted to know

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Feb 23, 2019

Advance Australia Fair Lyrics - Australia's National Anthem

Advance Australia Fair has been Australia's national anthem since 1984, watch a good video and listen to the anthem

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Dec 27, 2015

Silverton NSW and Mundi Mundi Plains Facts

Discover Silverton NSW, the unique town in the far west of New South Wales is close to Broken Hill. Explore an almost ghost town with losts of character. Don't miss the Mundi Mundi plains lookout for a true Outback experience.

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