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Things to see
BLACKALL - Rest, relax and revive at the Blackall Aquatic Centre - home to the heated artesian spa and 50 metre swimming pool.
Blackall is located on the Landsborough Highway and is named after Sir Samuel Blackall, the second Governor of Queensland. The area was discovered in 1846 by explorer Major Thomas Mitchell.
Famous for many reasons, blade shearer Jackie Howe put Blackall on the map in 1982, when he set a world record by shearing 321 sheep in 7 hours and 40 mintues. This feat has never been broken.
Blackall was the first town to start drilling an artesian bore back in 1885. It is also the home of the Black Stump, which was used for surveying purposes and permanently marks the original Astro Station established in 1887. Anything west of here is said to be "beyond the black stump ".
Blackall's other attractions include; Historical Woolscour, Idalia National Park, Art Sculptures, Pioneer Bore and Barcoo River, and more.
TAMBO - Plan your stay in Tambo as a time to kick back, relax and enjoy the slower pace of this small town. Tambo offers tours which are self-guided, therefore you can choose your own pace and times.
Tambo is located on the banks of the Barcoo River and is proud of being the oldest town in the Central West. Tambo offers a selection of history and environment for your enjoyment.
Tambo's other attractions include; Tambo Teddies, Tambo Lake, Heritage Walk, Salvator Rosa National Park, and more.