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Outback Events

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Andamooka Australia Day BBQ

Thursday, 26 January

10.00am - 2.00pm

Andamooka Community Hall


Performance is Person - Save the Date!

A one day workshop to focus on developing the personal skills required to run a successful family business and become an effective leader.

For more information, phone Anne Collins on 0427 486 115 or email

Analyse your business for better performance

Monday, 27 February in Port Augusta

Tuesday, 28 February at Hawker Community Sports Centre

Wednesday, 1 March at Marree Hotel

Thursday, 2 March at Innamincka Hotel


Oodnadatta Town vs Stations Cricket Match

Saturday, 4 March

Oodnadatta Racecourse

Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Research

Contact Eddie Nunn for details:

P 08 8670 7801


Penong Races

Saturday, 11 March


51st William Creek Gymkhana

Saturday, 8 April

William Creek Gymkhana Grounds

P 08 8670 7978


The Queen of the Desert Festival

Thursday, 13 - Monday, 17 April

Whyalla, Coober Pedy, William Creek and Marree


Yunta Easter Tennis Tournament

Friday, 14 - Monday, 17 April


Andamooka Easter Market, Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, 15 - Sunday, 16 April


Anzac Day Invitational

Tuesday, 25 April

Marree Gun Club

Ph 08 8675 8344


Yunta Picnic Races and Gymkhana

Saturday, 29 April

Yunta Racecourse

Ph 08 8650 5005


Andamooka Rock Festival - mineral, stone and rock lovers big weekend

Friday, 5 - Monday, 8 May


127th Oodnadatta Races & Gymkhana

Saturday, 13 May

Oodnadatta Racecourse

Contact Eddie Nunn for details:

P 08 8670 7801


Farina Resotration Project Group

Bakery opens Sunday, May 21


Andamooka Sports Shooting Association's Opal Classic



Marree Sports Club Gymkhana & Motorkhana

Saturday, 10 June - Sunday, 11 June (June long weekend)

Saturday - Gymkhana, Sunday - Motorkhana

Marree Racecourse

Ph 08 8675 8203


Marree Camel Cup

Saturday, 8 July

Marree Racecourse

Ph 08 8675 8345


Oodnadatta Campdraft & Bronco Branding

Saturday, 14 July - Sunday, 15 July

Oodnadatta Racecourse

Contact Eddie Nunn for details:

Ph 08 8670 7922


Fossils Rock Festival by the Prairie Hotel

Saturday, 8 July - Sunday, 9 July


  • Geotours - Brachina Gorge with specialist guides

  • Fossil Tours - Ediacara Fossil Experience with Dr Mary Droser

  • Eat Ediacara with special guest Peter Goers: Ancient sea floor dining and a witty celebration of SA at the Parachilna Entertainment Centre

Stay updated at

Ph 1800 331 473


Copley & Districts Gymkhana

Saturday, 5 August

Desert Riders Club (2km north of Copley)

Further information:

Ph 08 8675 2284 or 0429 186 451


Bush Food & Propagation of Native Plants Workshops

Join native plant author Neville Bonney and Trees for Life's Brett Oakes to learn all about local bush foods and propagating native plants for revegetation projects and gardens

  • Marree: Monday, 24 July from 2.00-4.00pm
  • Aroona Dam: Tuesday, 25 July from 1.00-3.00pm
  • Innamincka: Saturday, 29 July from 1.00-4.00pm

For more information and to RSVP:

Jo-Anna Skewes 0409 753 495 or

Matt Westover 0438 816 210 or


South Australian Living Artists Festival 2017


Visit to view the full program of Flinders Ranges and Outback events


Women's Retreat 2017 by SA Arid Lands

Friday, 18 August - Sunday, 20 August

Eldo Hotel, Woomera

Registration closes COB 11 August 2017.

More information available via


Innamincka Gymkhana & Motorkhana 2017

Saturday, 26 August - Sunday, 27 August

Further information:

Jason & Jayne-Marie Barns

Ph 08 8675 9590

Janet Brook

Ph 07 4655 4383


William Creek Campdraft and Bronco Branding - hosting the Bronco Branding National Championships!

Saturday, 26 August


Birdsville Races

Friday, 1 September - Saturday, 2 September

Birdsville Race Club


Andamooka Spring Market



A Brush With Art

September - October

Various locations in the Flinders Ranges


Blinman Camp Oven Cook-Off

Saturday, 30 September - Sunday, 1 October


Ph 08 8648 4867


Blinman Gymkhana

Saturday, 21 October

Blinman Racecourse and Airstrip

Ph 08 8648 4626


Flinders Family Fun Day hosted by Country Health SA

Wednesday, 25 October

10.00am - 2.30pm

Leigh Creek town oval

Queries to Glenise Coulthard - 0476 811 546


Inter-Station Two Day Shoot

Friday, 27 October - Saturday, 28 October

Marree Gun Club

Ph 8675 8344


2nd Andamooka All Souls Day at the Cemetery

Thursday, 2 November


Yunta Picnic Races and Gymkhana

ANZAC Day weekend

Yunta Racecourse


Isolated Children's Parents' Association - 47th Annual State Conference

Friday, 18 May

Central Oval Sporting Complex, Port Augusta


Frances Frahn

Ph: 8648 4868



Royal Flying Doctor Service 90th Birthday Race Day

Saturday, 19 May

11.00am - 5.00pm

Port Augusta


P 0447 105 545


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