Easter Activities in the Outback

Outback Blackall-Tambo

While we all ‘stay home’ this Easter, we have been reflecting on how to enjoy our Easter holiday at home in the Outback. We have come up with a list of five ways we can share this break with family and friends.

Enjoy the Outback with friends and family, here’s how:

  1. Have a ‘virtual’ picnic with family. Set a time and date with family and charge your i-pad. Prepare a yummy picnic lunch and set up on the lawn. Connect with your loved ones via skype or facetime and enjoy a afternoon luncheon. You may not be able to share the food but will enjoy the social interaction while appropriately socially distanced.
  2. Supporting our local Foodie  businesses. Our cafes, pubs and restaurants are being hardest hit at the moment. Closing their doors to customers and only selling take away meals and beverages is impacting greatly on their viability. To help we can all try to buy a few more takeaway meals.  We all know Friday’s Fish day, so do a google search and find the best fish takeaway in your town and share a photo of your meal on social media. Our bet is you’ll be jealous of our meals and be heading out our way and soon as you can to order!
  3. Getting out of the house and exercising is a good for both your physical and mental health. A walk around our towns is even more fun at the moment as we are all ‘going on a bear hunt‘. Makes sense in the ‘outback teddy bear capital’, Tambo but this is a world wide movement that we love being a part of. How many teddy bears can you spot in your neighborhood? Did you spot any Tambo Teddies?
  4. Take photos of your beautiful piece of the Outback. Capture a sunset, a sunrise or an image of what make your place special! Share these images with the hashtag and be a part of the Outback Queensland‘s magic moments campaign. Show the world what makes the Outback so special! Tag your magic moments #outbackqldmagicmoments  and email any special stories or images through to OQTA. Don’t forget to tag #totallytambo and #betterinblackall as well.
  5. Let’s engage a bit of nostalgia and take the time we never have these days to write a letter or two. It might be a note of thanks to your local food store, a letter to your grandmother or a quick hi to an old friend.

Most importantly stay home and stay safe this Easter.

Australia Day – Tambo 2020

Australia Day Tambo 2020

Join the Tambo Community for a Cricket Bush Bash.

Cricket match and awards ceremony from 4 pm – all comers welcome.

Free sausage sizzle afterwards. BYO drinks.

Tambo Christmas Shoot

The annual Tambo Clay Target Christmas Shoot.

A relaxing day which can be enjoyed with friends.

Clay Target Coaching Clinic

2 day Clay Target Coaching Clinic at Blackall.

2 day clinic for anyone clay target shooter wishing to improve their skill set.

Limited places to the first 25.

For more information contact: Joe Taylor or Anita Dennis blackallctc15@gmail.com

 

Tambo 100 Target Challenge Event

Part of the Western Queensland world-series 100 target  handicap.

A regional clay target competition across the central west.

The highest points scorer over the 100 targets wins!

For more information contact the Target Clay Target Club on 4654 6197.

Colour Me Happy

Family friendly fun walk with loads of colour & laughter.

Suitable for all ages and  abilities (pram friendly).

Meet on the Claypan ready to take on the Coolibah Walk and be ambushed.

Lunch and water slide at the Park to finish.

Participants must register prior to event.

Queensland Outback Geocaching Muster

Geocaching in Blackall and Tambo

The 2019 Queensland Outback Geocaching Muster (QOGM) will be held in the Blackall Tambo regional area, with activities occurring in  both  Blackall and Tambo.

QOGM encourages new and current geocachers to the outback to discover new and exciting geocaches and have FUN!

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a GPS co-ordinates to hide or seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world.

Shoot the Outback – Blackall

A mid-week competition in Blackall between the Tambo and Scrubby Creek two-day shoots.

50 Targets Points and 50 Target Continental competition.

For more information contact the Blackall Clay Target Club 4657 5955.

Tambo Teddy Bears Picnic

Head to the home of the famous Tambo Teddies for their annual teddy bears picnic; a fun filled family day.
Bears and their owners are invited to visit Tambo to join in the fun of country games, music and mayhem of the teddy bear parade and teddy bear challenges. And for adventurous teddy bears, a flight from the teddy bear catapult. There will be rides, market stalls and plenty of entertainment for young and old.