Description

Winton is the Dinosaur Capital of Australia, home of Waltzing Matilda and Queensland’s Boulder Opal; abundant in nature, culture and heritage.replacenewlinereplacenewline“Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong…” You’ll be forgiven for relentlessly whistling this famous tune while you’re in Winton, as it’s the very home of Banjo Patterson’s ‘Waltzing Matilda’. replacenewlinereplacenewlineWinton commemorates the establishment of QANTAS with a commemorative cairn in Elderslie St. There is also a cairn erected at the site of the landing field.

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Around Winton QLD 4735


Our Picks on what to Do in Winton QLD

Machinery Museum

Waltzing Matilda Centre

Australian Age of Dinosaurs

Our Picks on where to Stay in Winton QLD

The North Gregory Hotel

Winton Hotel

Tattersalls Hotel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Winton QLD

Balamara Bakery

Musical Fence Cafe

Shopping in Winton QLD

Community Services  


Townsville Visitor Information Centre - City QLD
340 Flinders Street,
TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810

Winton Shire Council
75 Vindex Street,
WINTON QLD 4735

Winton Police Station QLD
63 Vindex Street,
WINTON QLD 4735

Winton Hospital
Blomfield Street,
WINTON QLD 4735

Winton Library QLD
76 Elderslie Street,
WINTON QLD 4735

Winton Shire Council Pool QLD
45 Elderslie Street,
WINTON QLD 4735

Location Information 

  • Population: 875
  • State electorate(s): Gregory
  • Federal Division(s): Maranoa
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Kynuna QLD 4823 (164 km, 1 hr 44 mins)
Longreach QLD 4730 (179 km, 1 hr 53 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Winton QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.