Sept 5 & 6

2014 Fashions on the Field

This year's Fashions on the Field event is bigger and better than ever! We are raising the bar in 2014 with bigger and better prizes, a new standard of judging and the running of heats and finals. Think 'the Melbourne Cup' of the Outback! Plan your best outfit and come to the track early on Cup day to be in the running to win! Head to our Fashions on the Field page for more information and regular updates.

Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

Since 2003, the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour has provided rural, regional and metropolitan communities across Australia and New Zealand a chance to experience the magic of the iconic trophy. Over the past 11 years, the 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup has travelled more than 345,000 kilometres, visiting 270 towns and cities and engaging tens of thousands of people. The cup will be returning to Birdsville on 22 August 2014. Stay tuned for more details and follow the conversation on twitter or instagram using the tag #PeoplesCup

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Simpson Desert Racing Carnival to kick off at Betoota30-Aug-2014

The unique outpost of Betoota will kick of the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival on Saturday 30 August 2014. It commences with entertainment on Friday night, Saturday sees a six event race meeting with the feature event being the Birdsville Bakery B..

Birdsville Races recognised with award 01-Dec-2013

The iconic Birdsville Races has featured among the winners at the 2013 Outback Queensland Tourism Awards. The race meeting won the major festivals and events category at the outback tourism awards in Mt Isa in on the weekend. Minister fo..



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