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Balonne Shire Council

07 4620 8888

Liz Hill 0 976


The Balonne Shire is located in Queensland, about 500km inland from the Queensland capital, Brisbane, and is nestled just above the New South Wales border. Our Shire serves as a bridge between the expanse of the great outback to its west, and the Great Dividing Range and capital city to its east.

Bollon Heritage Centre

07 4625 6108

Liz Hill 0 1084

If you do one thing in town, make it the Bollon Heritage Centre. Nestled in the heart of the main street, it's easy to spend the afternoon retracing Bollon's history. Even the keenest history buff will be pleasantly surprised by the range of artefacts and stories that narrate the town's rural history and Aboriginal culture. Be sure to check out the momentos of visiting politicians displayed on the walls.

Dirranbandi Retreat & Caravan Park

0447 555 685

Liz Hill 0 760

Created on the grounds of the Dirranbandi Convent it is a lovely safe place to come relax stay .... and leave your worries behind.

"Dirranbandi Caravan Park is a wonderful park to stay at, the owner Scott and Nikki,are very friendly couple, great ambience, clean amenities, great biggg fire place, which they have soup Monday nights and spuds in the fire Wednesday nights. Ray and Joh"

 

 

Dirranbandi Rural Transaction Centre

07 4625 8411

Liz Hill 0 1115

South west of St George, Dirranbandi is a small country town that comes alive through the cotton harvest months. If you have heard of the famous Cubbie Station, then you will be interested to know that the largest irrigated cotton farm in the southern hemisphere is only a stone's throw away from this small town. As you drive into Dirranbandi, you'll pass by the town's levee bank which is famous for having saved the town from flooding on more than one occasion.

Hotel Francis - Thallon

07 4625 9188

Liz Hill 0 897

Clean budget accommodation is available at the Hotel and also in the nearby Railway Quarters. Long term and group bookings are available.
The Dining Room is open for family friendly meals 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Breakfast is available for Hotel guests or by arrangement. We also cater for group/corporate events.  Barista Coffee and a range of teas also available!  A General Store and Post Office are also located at the Hotel along with Visitor Information, Photo Gallery, Hairy Nosed Wombat Display and History Trail Booklets.

Many Tribes Gallery

St George

Liz Hill 0 637

Many Tribes Art Gallery - An amazing collection of Aboriginal Artwork, Opportunity to Talk with the Artists

Oakey Creek Ringer - Condamine Bell Maker and Blacksmith

St George

Liz Hill 0 2267
The iconic Australian Bell was first made by Condamine Blacksmith, Samuel William Jones, in 1868. Since then less than 10 blacksmiths have mastered the skill to produce the distinctive bell sound which can travel for miles. Barry Doonan & his Condamine Bells featured in Issue 60 of the R M Williams Outback Magasine.
In more recent years, Barry's elder son Michael Hawley continues the blacksmith tradition of making Condamine Bells.

Riversands Vineyard

07 4625 3643

Liz Hill 0 798

Riversands Vineyards has been a Blacket family venture since 1996. In that time David and Alison have developed the vineyard and raised three boys, Nick, Loxlee and Jock. Riversands is nestled on the banks of the Balonne River in St George, south-west Queensland. We are Queensland's most western winery. You will find us 5 minutes from the town centre open 7 days a week.

Sandytown River Cruises

St George

Liz Hill 0 679

The river vegetation and bird life all combined to make this a real highlight to our visit to St George. The perfectly calm conditions that day provided stunning mirror images of trees and sky giving the extraordinary sensation of floating in space rather than on a river.

St George Bakery

St George

Liz Hill 0 1140

The Bakery is open from 6am. Fresh bread and early morning coffee available. Bulk orders, Catering, Custom made cakes. Variety of breads to suit all tastes.

The Unique Egg

St George

Liz Hill 0 979

In an unassuming small low set brick building in the main street of town, you will find the humble emu egg carved into a stunning, illuminated piece of art at the Unique Egg. Local character and artisan Steve Margaritis - or 'Stavros' as we know him - has carved an amazing variety of patterns and scenes on each egg and illuminated them. This is the world's only display of hand carved, illuminated emu eggs, which have been gifted as far as the White House!

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