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18 July, 2019

Ditch the city layers and boot scoot your way through the Groundwater Country Music Festival on the Goldie or the legendary Mount Isa Rodeo, which turns a respectable 60 years old this year. Or, go live and loud with a super weekend of sport as the Wallabies take on Argentina in Brisbane and Supercars revs up in Ipswich.  Go on. Get the crew together and event up.

Groundwater Country Music Festival


Get ready to boot-scoot your way into the Gold Coast at the 2019 Groundwater Country Music Festival! The free family festival is held at Broadbeach from July 26 to 28 and features more than 40 country music artists over several outdoor stages, plus roving entertainment, markets and more.

Supercars Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint

26 – 28 July

Round up your mates or your family and start planning a weekend packed full of action at the Ipswich SuperSprint. Just one hour from Brisbane, Queensland Raceway offers one of the most accessible trackside experiences on the Supercars calendar and excellent vantage points around the circuit.  

Qantas Wallabies v Argentina

July 27

The Qantas Wallabies will meet Argentina in the battle for The Rugby Championship (TRC) at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday, July 27. Australia will look to secure a vital home victory at one of the Qantas Wallabies' great fortresses and build on their 2019 TRC campaign. 

Mount Isa Mines Rodeo

9 – 11 AUGUST

Its pure poetry in motion where the romance of the Australian Outback meets the grit of a mining town, east meets west, and man meets beast. The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is not only the richest rodeo in Australia but also the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, and it hails from a long history, with 2019 marking its 60th year. In the arena, experience the best of the best as they participate in saddle bronc, bareback bronc, bull riding, rope and tie, steer wrestling, team roping, ladies barrel racing, and ladies breakaway roping. Professional rodeo clowns add to all the adrenalin and excitement in the ring. Away from the arena, country and popular music act, sideshow alley, and Fred Brophy's boxing ring ensure there is never a dull moment in Mount Isa during this jam-packed weekend.


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Authors: Georgia Linton

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