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Festival Offers Backyard View to Bush Life

Local residents in the country town of Miles in Queensland, are calling their city cousins to get “back to the bush” this September, with a rare opportunity to experience country life. Local residents will literally welcome visitors for a backyard experience of life in the bush, opening their homes and yards for a unique peek…

New Name Heralds a Fresh Start for the Beef Bells And Bottle Tree Festival

The Beef Bells and Bottle Tree Festival has been renamed with visioning to develop a biennial festival showcasing the vitality of the Miles district in the Western Downs of Queensland. The festival aims to celebrate and promote a sense of community for residents and visitors to Miles and District. It encompasses a variety of exciting…

About Miles Back To The Bush Festival

The Miles Back to the Bush Festival is a non profit incorporated association organised by a band of generous volunteers representing the local community. The festival’s origins began in the 1950s with the Miles Wildflower Festival and has since be renamed, including the Miles Beef, Bells and Bottletree Festival. The Festival was incorporated and re-named…

Dont miss a bed, book ahead!

Organisers of the 2018 Miles Back to the Bush Festival are encouraging visitors to book ahead for the festival so they don’t miss out. Most of the festival activities will centre around the town with tours through the district. Miles has a good selection of motel accommodation, cabins, camping and caravan park. For more information,…

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Miles Back to the Bush Festival

The Outback Fella checking out our Miles Historical Village Museum! Won’t be a ghost town on 9 Sept for the Anniversary Celebrations, with Bush Poets Breakfast, Antiques Roadshow-like appraisals of visitor’s items and vintage competitions!

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