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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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May 21, 2019

Lasseter Highway - The route to Uluru

The Lasseter Highway, named after gold prospector Lewis Harold Bell Lasseter, runs 244km to the west from Erldunda to Yulara and Uluru / Kata Tjuta National Park.

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May 19, 2019

Painted Desert Facts- Arckaringa Hills - South Australia

The painted desert is a highlight in Outback South Australia. Also known as the Arckaringa Hills, this stunning landscape has been built over 80 million years.

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May 19, 2019

Stuart Highway Facts - Explorer's Way from Adelaide to Alice Springs

A trip along Stuart Highway is an epic journey of more than 3000 kms across the Australian Outback. Find out about highlights and facilities along the route.

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May 15, 2019

Eastern Australian Outback Facts - A Guide To Magic Places

Australian Outback guide with facts and track descriptions for the Outback in South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland

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May 11, 2019

Australian snakes - facts you want to know about snakes in Australia

Australian snakes are known to be the most dangerous in the world. Treat them with respect, and they won't harm you.

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May 07, 2019

Kilcowera station - Explore a running cattle station

Kilcowera station is a huge cattle station located in south-west Queensland. Enjoy stunning landscapes, nature and Australian wildlife on your Queensland holidays

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Apr 27, 2019

Thargomindah Australia - visit the hub of Bulloo Shire

A trip to Thargomindah is another fine Queensland travel experience. See what this tiny town has in common with Paris and London.

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Apr 22, 2019

Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame Facts

Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre in Longreach is one of the highlights in Outback Queensland.

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Apr 21, 2019

Longreach Australia - The heart of Matilda country

Discover Longreach Australia, explore the spirit of the Australian Outback. Visit the Stockman Hall of Fame, explore the history of the region.

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Apr 21, 2019

Cloncurry Australia - Home of the first flying doctor service

Cloncurry Australia - discover the legends of Qantas and the flying doctors. Explore Outback history on your Queensland holidays.

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Apr 09, 2019

Winton Australia - where Waltzing Matilda and Qantas were born

Winton Australia - explore the spirit of Waltzing Matilda on your queensland holidays

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Apr 05, 2019

Boulia australia - Home of the Min Min Light

Boulia is home of the Min Min Light, the ancient myth that has never been solved. Travel to Queensland and discover the secrets of the spooky light.

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Apr 04, 2019

Windorah Australia - Channel Country & Cooper Creek in QLD

Windorah is right in the heart of Channel Country. Nature is stunning in this part of Outback Australia, it is an exciting area for your queensland holidays.

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Apr 02, 2019

Channel Country Facts - Drive the Diamantina Developmental Road

Discover the Channel Country while you travel along the Diamantina Developmental Road from Quilpie to Mount Isa

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Mar 30, 2019

Travel Queensland Outback - Discover the Matilda Highway

Travel Queensland, discover the diverse and stunning scenery along the Matilda Way

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Mar 26, 2019

Oodnadatta Track Travel Tips - Where to stay & get supplies

Oodnadatta Track Travel Tips - outback accommodation, outback tours, everything you need to know to plan your journey

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Mar 24, 2019

Oodnadatta Facts & the route to Marla

Oodnadatta to Marla - the last section starts in the town that gave the track its name, only 200 km, and you've finished the Oodnadatta track

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Mar 23, 2019

William Creek to Oodnadatta - continue on the Oodnadatta track

William Creek to Oodnadatta - See more relics of the old Ghan railway line along the Oodnadatta Track

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Mar 23, 2019

William Creek - a small town on Anna Creek station

William Creek is Outback South Australia's smallest town. It is on Anna Creek station, and a welcome stop on the Oodnadatta Track

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Mar 22, 2019

Marree to William Creek-explore the history of Outback South Australia

The trip from Marree to William Creek along the Oodnadatta Track is pure Australian Outback adventure

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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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