The Diamantina Shire is home to many varied and special events including the Bedourie Camel Races, the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival (including Betoota, Birdsville and Bedourie Races), the Bedourie Ute and Wagon Muster and the Betoota Gymkhana and Motorbike Event just to name a few...

Please click the link below to view our Annual Events Calendar that shows when our events happen

2016 Events Calendar

Diamantina Events

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Birdsville Campdraft, Rodeo & Bronco Branding - Birdsville Events: 13/05/2017 to 14/05/2017

Each year Birdsville gears up for a wild weekend of Outback fun in May, with the Birdsville Campdraft, Rough Stock Rodeo and Bronco Branding.

Bedourie Channel Country Rugby League Nines 2017 - Bedourie Events: 10/06/2017

Dust of your football boots and grab your team mates and headout to Bedourie for The Rugby 9's on 10th June.

Birdsville Gymkhana & Bikekhana - Birdsville Events: 24/06/2017 to 25/06/2017

Come and enjoy a great outback event for the whole family.

Big Red Run - Birdsville Events: 24/06/2017 to 29/06/2017

Big Red Run is Australia's first and only 250km multi day race.

Bedourie Campdraft, Rodeo, Gymkhana & Bronco Branding - Bedourie Events: 30/06/2017 to 2/07/2017

Great music and entertainment continues long into the night on Friday and Saturday.

Big Red Bash Music Event - Birdsville Events: 4/07/2017 to 6/07/2017

3 days and nights of music …… Iconic Australian artists, set in an iconic location on the edge of the Simpson Desert, with the iconic Big Red Dune as stage backdrop …. It doesn’t get much better than this!

Bedourie Camel & Pig Races & Camp Oven Cook-Off - Bedourie Events: 8/07/2017

Forget horses – it's the camels that reign supreme in the historic town of Bedourie come July.

Betoota Races - Betoota Events: 26/08/2017

Renowned as the race that breathes life back into Outback Queensland's famed ghost town, the Betoota Races kicks off the lucrative Simpson Desert Racing Carnival.

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