Longreach and Central West Community Billboard

Friday, 29 April

Tree of Knowledge Festival

The Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge Festival Committee have been working hard to bring you the festival this year and we hope that you will join us in the festivities Friday 29 April to Monday 2 May 2022!

Location: Barcaldine Showgrounds

Time: All weekend.

RideWest Welcome Party

RideWest is a charity bike ride where they cycle from Brisbane to Longreach to raise money for RFDS.

Location: Edkins Park

Time: 3.30pm


Contact: Jean Williams on 07 4651 2354.

Location: Oak Street, Barcaldine

Time: 8am

First Five Forever

An interactive educational experience for children learning to read.

Location: Longreach Library

Time: 9.30am

Scavenger Hunt

This March, Council is hosting the region’s biggest-ever scavenger hunt! For more information or to gain access to the smart phone app please visit longreach.qld.gov.au/events or give us a call on (07) 4658 4111.

Location: Across the region

Isisford Skin Clinic

Please call 4658 to book an appointment for: – skin biopsies – excisions – skin checks

Location: Isisford Primary Health Centre 2 St Helena St, Isisford QLD 4731

Time: 9am – 6pm

Saturday, 30 April

Uniting Church Street Stall

Selling cakes, biscuits, jams, craft and plants.

Location: Ringrose & Button

Time: 8am

Mt Isa Mines – Road to Rodeo

To view the program and book tickets, visit the Mt Isa Rodeo website.

Location: Longreach Showgrounds

Time: 8.30am – late

Barcaldine Lawn Bowls

Contact: Jack Power on 0429 988 654.

Location: 72 Gidyea St

Time: 3pm

Wool Spinning

Come get artsy.

Location: Longreach Arts and Crafts Centre

Time: Afternoons

Park Run, Longreach

A free, weekly, timed 5k event every Saturday morning. Everyone is welcome to walk, jog, run or volunteer!

Location: Meet at Beersheba Place

Time: 7 am

Morning Golf, Longreach

For more information email longreachgolf@gmail.com

Goose Club and RSL members Draw

For more information call (07) 4658 1092

Location: Longreach RSL

Time: 1 pm

Sunday, 1 May

Colour Run – Longreach and Ilfracombe

Kick off Health and Wellbeing Month in style! Start in white, finish as a rainbow.

Location: Beersheba Park, Longreach and Machinery Mile Main Ave Branch, Ilfracombe

Time: 8am

Longreach Board Game Bash

The Barcoo Board Game Society presents our inaugural Board Game Bash.

Location: Birdcage Hotel

Time: 3pm

Men’s Shed Markets

For more information please call 0400 719 837.

Location: Ilfracombe Main Street

Time: 7am

Muttaburra Golf Club

Contact: Beau Gray on 0429 474 261.

Location: Muttaburra Golf Club

Time: 8.30am

Barcaldine Lawn Bowls

Contact: Jack Power on 0429 988 654.

Location: 72 Gidyea St

Time: 9am

Barcaldine Golf

Contact: Michael Hayward.

Location: Barcaldine Golf Course, Pine Road

Time: 3pm

Longreach Town Band Mixed Ensemble Rehearsals

Location: Longreach State School.

Time: 4pm

Social Bowls

For more information please visit Facebook, Longreach Bowls Club

Location: Longreach Bowls Club

Time: 1 pm

Monday, 2 May

Barcaldine Ukulele Group

No experience required and all welcome.

Location: The Willows Centre

Time: 5pm

Children’s Health Clinic

The Central West Health Child Health Clinic is open and available to take bookings.

Location: Isisford Primary Health Clinic

Time: 9am

Longreach Town Band Brass Ensemble Rehearsals

Location: Longreach State School

Time: 6pm

Longreach SES Group Training

Are you committed to attending regular training and activating during events?

Location: Longreach SES Base, 14 Minor Road

Time: 7pm

Barcaldine Men’s Shed

Contact: David Kerrigan on 0427 009 375.

Location: 103 Ash St

Time: 9am

Tuesday, 3 May

Core & Strength Session

What better way to start the day than with a free fitness session in the park?

Location: Edkins Park

Time: 6am

Longreach Senior Rugby League Club

Longreach Senior Rugby League training.

Location: Longreach Showgrounds

Time: 6pm

Barcaldine Lawn Tennis

Contact: Tony Walsh on 0410 522 041, Brett Walsh on 0407 981 776 or email barcaldinetennis@gmail.com.

Location: Cnr Willow and Fir St

Time: 6pm

Longreach Playgroup

Ages 0-5 yrs. $2.00/visit.

Location: Lioness Park

Time: 9 am

Social Tennis Longreach

For more information please contact Anna-Marie Moffat on 0417 112 517 or visit the Longreach Tennis Facebook Page.

Location: Longreach Tennis Club

Time: 6.15pm

Longreach Brolga Girl Guides Meeting

Looking for fun, friendship and adventure? If you are a girl 5 – 17 years old then Girl Guides is for you!

Location: Guides hut, 15 Stilt Street, Longreach.

Time: 5.30 pm.

Thomson River Lions Club Meeting

For more information please contact Bobbie Willersdorf on 042758315

Location: Birdcage Hotel

Time: 6 pm

Longreach Squash

Come along and have a bash.

Location: Longreach Squash Courts

Time: 5.30 pm

Wednesday, 4 May


Contact: Central West Aboriginal Corporation on 07 4651 1226.

Location: St Joseph’s Primary School

Time: 5.20pm – 8pm

Barcaldine Men’s Shed

Contact: David Kerrigan on 0427 009 375.

Location: 103 Ash St

Time: 9am

Barcaldine Cultural Centre Craft Day

Contact: Karen Brown on 07 4651 2324.

Location: 20 Beech Street, Barcaldine

Time: 9.30am

Darts at the Wellshot

Warm up your arms, stretch those muscles and work on your hand-eye coordination.

Cost: $5

Location: Wellshot Hotel

Time: 7 pm.

Rotary Club Meeting, Longreach

Rotary is dedicated to causes that build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.

Location: Birdcage Hotel

Time: 7 pm

Dance Lessons – Isisford

For more information contact Fiona Ludgate on 0422 772 066 or tf.ludgate@bigpond.com.

Location: Isisford Community Hall

Time: 3.30pm

Thursday, 5 May

Barcaldine Golf

Contact: Michael Hayward.

Location: Barcaldine Golf Course, Pine Road

Time: 3pm

Isisford Community Advisory Network Meeting

Help shape our health service, join Central West Health at the Isisford Community Advisory Network Meeting. Your voice matters! Inform the Central West Health Board about your local health care needs.

Location: Isisford Branch Office

Time: 11.30am

Aqua Zumba Aerobics

Aqua Zumba brings new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. It combines the South American Zumba rhythm and dance steps with a pool party. It offers a fun but challenging, water-based, body-toning workout. So, liven up your working week with some Latin fever.

Location: Longreach Aquatic Centre

Time: 6pm

Social Craft at the Library

For more information please contact Longreach Library (07) 4659 0735.

Location: Longreach Library

Time: 9:30 am


For more information send an email to longreachgolf@gmail.com or visit Longreach Golf Club

Location: Longreach Golf Course

Time: 4 pm

Thomson River Lions Bingo

Come along for a bit of fun, a night out and help support our community.

Location: Birdcage Hotel

Time: 6.30 pm

Tai Chi

Contact: Jean Williams on 07 4651 2354.

Location: The Willows Centre

Time: 9am


Longreach Archival and Historical Research Group meeting

Longreach Archival and Historical Research Group are the custodians of our Longreach Region family photos and stories. First Saturday of the month

Time: 2pm

Uniting Church secondhand book sales. Every second Saturday.

Cash only

Location: 105 Galah St.,

Time: 9am to 11am