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Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival

June 23 - July 31, 2017
Winton, QLD

135th Birdsville Races

September 1 - 2, 2017
Birdsville, QLD

Ravensthorpe Wildflower Festival

September 9 - 24, 2017
Ravensthorpe, WA

Field of Light Uluru

Until March 31, 2018
Ayers Rock Resort, NT
Northern Territory

Field of Light Uluru
Until March 31, 2018 -  Ayers Rock Resort, NT

Against the iconic backdrop of Uluru, Bruce Munro’s breathtaking installation of 50,000 solar-powered lights – as featured in OUTBACK (issue 107) – is on display until the end of March.

1300 134 044
www.ayersrockresort.com.au/events/detail/field-of-light-uluru

 
JUNE

Brunette Races
June 22–25, 2017 - Brunette Downs, NT

Includes the Battle of the Barkly Ironman Challenge, campdrafting, gymkhana, a rodeo and two days of amateur horseracing, all put on by a community group more than 100 years old.

(08) 8972 1770
www.abcraces.com.au

 

JULY

Tjungungutja
July 1 - February 18, 2017/2018, Darwin, NT

This exhibition at the excellent Museum and Art Gallery, NT, will include the largest and most important collection of early Papunya paintings in the world, and provide insight into the genesis of the contemporary Aboriginal art movement.

(08) 8999 8264
www.magnt.net.au/tjungunutja

 

Royal Darwin Show
July 27–29, 2017 - Darwin, NT

Animals, utes, crafts, cooking, spear-throwing and horticulture all combine in the annual Royal Darwin Show.

Darwin Showgrounds and Exhibition Centre (08) 8984 3091
www.darwinshow.com.au

 

AUGUST

Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend
August 4–7, 2017 - Alice Springs, NT 

Held in the majestic East MacDonnell Ranges, this 70-year-old tradition includes a black-tie ball, running races and novelty events, stock-horse races, a rodeo and gymkhana. Camping on site. BYO only.

Secretary Jo Fogarty (08) 8956 6303
www.hartsrangeraces.org.au

 

SEPTEMBER

Red Centre Nats
September 1–3, 2017 - Alice Springs, NT

A festival of wheels on the Father’s Day weekend in the centre of Australia. What more could Dad want?

(02) 6241 7949
rcnadmin@summernats.com.au
www.redcentrenats.com.au

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