Fishing on the Dawson River

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Ever wondered where and how to fish on the Dawson River and what you might catch? Then check out the Dawson River Fishing Facebook page for lots of information about: the best ways to catch a fish in our bit of the Dawson fishing events happening around the region photos from different local fishing comps and […]

Taroom Historical Museum

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The Taroom Historical Museum is housed in the old Church of St. Mary’s building, built in 1893. The museum houses a collection of old machinery used in the Taroom area, furniture, household items, tools, photographs and other artifacts.   The collection illustrates elements of the social history of the Taroom District, including life on cattle stations […]

Taroom Markets

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The Taroom Markets are held every three months on a Sunday evening from 5pm to 8pm at the Taroom Golf Club. Check out the Events & Activities listing on this site for the next market night. Stall holders, car-boot sales and second hand goods welcome.  Site fees are $5.00 per stall with powered sites available if required. Please bring […]

Theodore News and CQ scopes

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Theodore Newsagency and CQ Scopes is open 7 days a week. We cater for all local newspapers, magazines and stationery. Our shop is also one of the largest (if not the largest) supplier of guns and ammunition in Central Queensland, with agencies in Gladstone, Rockhampton, Wandoan, Moura, Baralaba and Rolleston. Our shop also supplies, Ice, […]

150th Meridian Rocks

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Located 4km east of Moura is the Meridian marker. Two large rocks with drill holes in them (the by-product of blasting to reach coal deposits at the mine) are situated on the site. By lining up the two holes and looking through them your eyes are aligned with the 150th Meridian from which EST was […]

Dawson Mine Viewing Platform

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Opened in 2010, south on the Gibihi Road (just 10kms approx. from town), the platform gives an up close perspective of the open-cut mine at work. You may be lucky enough to view a dragline and the massive trucks in operation. There are information boards that explain the mining process through it’s various stages