Few places can claim to be as influential in shaping Australia as Cloncurry; birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and destination of the first Qantas flight, it is a community that celebrates outback life, the true Australian way. Known as the ‘Friendly Heart of the Great North West’, Cloncurry sits on the junction of the Landsborough Highway (Matilda Highway) and Flinders/Barkly Highway (Overlanders Way), nestled on the banks of the Cloncurry River. While in the “Curry enjoy the thrills and spills of the Rodeo circuit with Quamby Rodeo and the Curry Merry Muster Festival, explore the rich and diverse history of Cloncurry at John Flynn Place Museum and Cloncurry Unearthed Museum or uncover the beauty of our unique landscape.
Spend a couple of days in the ‘Curry and don’t miss out on seeing some of the area’s most popular attractions. Queensland’s Friendliest Town 2013 invites you to experience our warm hospitality for yourself.
Explore the beginnings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the history of outback aviation, medicine and radio at John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery. See the incredible work of John Flynn, Fred McKay and Alfred Traegar.
Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum
Mary Kathleen Memorial Park, McIlwraith Street Cloncurry Qld 4824
Tel: (07) 4742 1361 Fax: (07) 4742 0144
Visit the Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre for all your information requirements, pick up a unique souvenir, purchase a fossickers license or simply enjoy a coffee or cold drink on the veranda. Take a step back in time and explore the rich history of Cloncurry and surrounding district at the Cloncurry Unearthed Museum with historical collections, photographs, memorabilia, Indigenous artefacts and one of Australia’s most comprehensive gem and mineral collections.