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Busselton Jetty Swim

February 10, 2019
Busselton, WA

Spiders exhibition

Until April 28, 2019
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Photo by Jürgen Otto

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light

April 5-14, 2019
Alice Springs, NT

Port Fairy Folk Festival

March 8-11, 2019
Port Fairy, Vic

Hill End Festival

April 12-14, 2019
Hill End, Vic
Photo by J.Spencer
Northern Territory

Field of Light Uluru
Until December 31, 2020 -  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 2020.

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

 

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Spiders exhibition
Until April 28, 2019 - Darwin, NT

The Northern Territory is home to about 600 spiders and this hands-on interactive exhibition includes live Australian tarantulas, giant water spiders, funnel-webs and red-backs. Test the strength of silk or compete in a dance-off with a peacock spider. Adults $16, concession $12, children $6.


Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.
(08) 8999 8264
www.magnt.net.au

 

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light
April 5–14, 2019 - Alice Springs, NT

In this free festival, light installations from Aboriginal artists will be in place around Alice Springs Desert Park and Todd Mall.

(08) 8999 5256
www.parrtjimaaustralia.com.au

 

Southern Cross Television 
Aileron Bush Weekend
April 20–21, 2019 - Aileron, NT

Aileron Race Course, 130km north of Alice Springs. Weekend of family fun, including rodeo, novelty events and a dance. BYO grog.

0417 815 729
www.aileronbushclub.com.au

 

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Blacken Open Air
May 4–5, 2019 - Ross River Resort, NT

Billed as Australia’s first heavy metal camping festival, with dozens of metal bands from all over Australia. The festival has been running in Alice Springs for six years, but this is the first time it has moved to an open-air location.

http://blackenfestival.com

 

Uluru Camel Cup
May 25, 2019 - Yulara, NT

Camel racing and fashions on the field 11am–5pm, then finish the day with an outback ball on a red-dirt dance floor.

0428 937 283
www.ulurucamelracingclub.com

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