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.
March 31, 2018 - Alice Springs, NT
Two stages at the Gap View Hotel will showcase 30 live metal, rock and punk bands.
April 26–29, 2018 - Ayers Rock Resort, NT
Tjungu (pronounced “tjoo-ngoo”) means ‘meeting together’ in the local Anangu language and the 2018 event will see returning artists and ambassadors joined by emerging and established Indigenous performers, sporting heroes and artists. Highlights include an Anangu welcome to country, an Indigenous fashion parade, traditional and contemporary Indigenous musicians and bands, and the ‘Tastes of Tjungu’ outdoor desert dining experience.
1300 134 044
Daly Waters Campdraft and Rodeo
May 4–6, 2018 - Daly Waters, NT
The first campdraft in the Top End for the year is always a great family weekend. This year they will #doitfordolly. Free entry and free camping.
Amanda Murphy (08) 8975 9941
June 8–10, 2018 - Barunga, NT
Celebrating the best of remote Australian Indigenous music, sport and culture, this year’s festival is also commemorating 30 years since former Prime Minister Bob Hawke visited Barunga and was presented with the so-called Barunga Statement by Galarrwuy Yunupingu and Wenten Rubuntja, which inspired Yothu Yindi’s hit song Treaty.
(08) 8941 8066
June 21–24, 2018 - Brunette Downs, NT
Held at the ABC Amateur Race Club racetrack on Brunette Downs station, this four-day festival includes amateur horseracing, campdraft, rodeo, gymkhana, barrel racing and the famous battle of the Barkly.
0427 102 355