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Outback Queensland Holiday Attractions

Cloister of Plaques
A series of walls stands just near Cloncurry where the Royal Flying Doctor began operations in a Presbyterian Church in 1828. A steel sculpture has been erected as a memorial nearby depicting a radio mast receiving messages.

Royal Flying Doctor Bases.
There are two bases in the region, one at Mount Isa and the other at Charleville.
Visitors are welcome.

Burke and Wills "Dig tree Site"
On the banks of Cooper Creek on "Nappa Merrie" Station near the Queensland/South Australian border, this famous tree can be accessed from Thargomindah or Innamincka (SA).

John Flynn Place
Located in Cloncurry this interpretational centre for the Flying Doctor Service was named after the sevice's founder. The centre houses a museum and art gallery, a cultural centre, and an outdoor theatre set in attractive gardens.

Tree of Knowledge
Under this tree, next to the railway station in Barcaldine, a historic meeting was held In 1891 that resulted in the formation of the Australian Labor Party.

Qantilda Pioneer Place
This museum in Winton contains early records of Qantas and Waltzing Matilda, both of which have their roots in Winton.

Aramac Tramway Museum
The Aramac Tramway was closed down on the completion of a sealed road between Aramac and Barcaldine. The Tramway operated between 1913 and 1975. The museum now houses the old engines and rolling stock.

Ilfracombe Folk Museum
This museum houses local memorabilia including a 1901 police cell, a horsedrawn wool wagon, sulkies and early motor vehicles and machinery.

Combo Waterhole
Located fourteen kilometres from the township of Kynuna this waterhole is on record as being the "Billabong" from Waltzing Matilda. Kynuna is also home to the famous "Blue Heeler" Hotel.

The Min Min Light
The phenomenon of a light in the sky which is said to follow you has been sighted by residents over the years. A replica electric Min Min light has been built in the main street of Boulia.

Riversliegh Fossil Display
An impressive display of some of the fossils found in the Riversliegh Fossil Field is housed in the Civic Centre at Mount Isa.

Dinosaur Display
Situated in Hughenden with information on the various dinosaurs that used to roam the Outback. There are also displays of fossils, and a 14m replica of the Muttaburrasaurus skeleton.

Lake Moondarra
Lake Moondarra is located 15.5km north of Mount Isa. The Lake has been declared a wildlife sanctuary because many species of birdlife including pelicans and other waterbirds reside here. Karumba Wetlands
Consisting of flat marshy plains the wetlands are breeding grounds for many species of waterbirds, and migratory birds arriving from or departing to Asia stop here to rest their weary wings.

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