Welcome to the Hollywood of the Outback
Lights, camera, action the Winton Shire is home to the most recognisable landscape in western Queensland thanks to its long association with the film industry.
The township is also making a name for itself as the dinosaur capital of Australia because of the fossils found and displayed in the region. The communities of Middleton and Opalton are also part of the Winton Shire. Top industries are tourism, agriculture, film and mining.
DISTANCE FROM BRISBANE: 1355km
DISTANCE FROM TOWNSVILLE: 598km
OTHER CENTRES: Longreach 170Km, Mount Isa 468km
NEAREST AIRPORT: Winton 7km, Longreach 172km
EDUCATION: Winton State School: Early Childhood-12 & St Patrick’s Catholic School: Prep-6
LOCAL AMMENITIES INCLUDE: Supermarkets, butcher, fruit and veg shop, roadhouse, pubs, cafes, restaurants, bakery, butcher, bowls club, skate park, sports centre, aquatic centre, golf club, rugby league, outdoor movie theatre, library and parks.Find out more
Use our jobs board to search for opportunities in Barcaldine Region. If you can’t find a job you’re looking for – that doesn’t mean we don’t need you, make sure to get in touch with us using the form below and we can chat to you about opportunities that might not be listed here.
We’re ready to have a chat, or to give you any info you may need about job opportunities in the central west. Either fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch, or give us a call on 0448 739 759. We’re a laid back bunch and ready for a yarn.