Watch Out For...
Field of Light Uluru
Until March 31, 2017 - 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.
Aileron Bush Weekend
April 15–16, 2017 - Aileron Racecourse, NT
Settle in for a full weekend of camping, fun and equine action at the historic Aileron Racecourse, under the shadow of the 17m high Anmatjere Man. Gymkhana, rough riding, novelty events and a bush dance. BYOG.
Treasurer Rhonda Barber (08) 8956 9731
April 22–25, 2017 - Ayers Rock Resort, NT
Celebrate many aspects of Indigenous culture with this eclectic festival that includes an AFL competition, Indigenous music and bands, traditional bush foods, a short film festival and an Indigenous fashion parade.
Wide Open Space Festival
April 28–30, 2017 - Ross River Resort, NT
Wide Open Space promises to feed your mind, tickle your artistic fancy and get your booty shaking. The festival explores the mental, emotional, social, cultural and environmental landscapes of the desert.
Noonamah Tavern Rodeo
May 6, 2017 - Noonamah, NT
Forty kilometres down the Stuart Highway from Darwin is Noonamah, which holds rodeos every month or so in the dry season. The next one is on May 6.
(08) 8988 1054
May 13, 2017 - Old Andado Station, NT
To raise funds for the Old Andado Charitable Trust, camp the night and enjoy the country/folk entertainment, roaring fire, cash bar facilities and lots of dancing, singing and yarn-spinning. Adults $55, children $20.
Meegan Sullivan 0411 667 110
Never Never Festival
May 19–21, 2017 - Mataranka, NT
Rodeo, campdraft, cricket, fete, campfire cooking, poetry, whipcracking and music. How much more Aussie can it get?