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c/o Rhondas Refits, 100 Taylor Street, Toowoomba 4350
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Over 400 Outback and Aussie books, videos etc now in our catalogue.

100 Year Rainfall Book NOW AVAILABLE as well as the 25 year one.

A GREAT Outback Writers Festival ready to go, 24-27 June 2025 at the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton, Outback Queensland. Our tenth. See www.outbackwritersfestival.com.au


Happy 100th birthday, QANTAS.
QANTAS - the airline Winton gave the WORLD.

NEW BOOK: Waltzing Matilda - when was it actually written? The best evidence based book I have seen.

Leonard Teale Recites Poems of the Outback. See CD's page

Poems by Rhana Maxwell, Bruce Simpson, Richard Davidson, Clover Nolan.

New books

Called in to see Neville and Margaret Peoples in Longreach. Nev has his new book ONLY FOOLS RUSH IN. Have a look in our Outback Books section. This is Nev's third book. Dingoes Howl In The Darkness is just out of print but I have asked Nocka to re-print...and he has agreed. Watch this space.

Amber and Alice - one of our OUTBACK FICTION books. Written by Janette Paul. Sometimes the place you need to be isn't on the map....

LEADER TRUCKS, Western Transport and Mack Australia. See Outback Machinery. New printing of a classic book. Written by Rob Laurent

100 Years of the Open Air Movie Theatre Royal in Winton

Kim Mahood's Craft for a Dry Lake and Position Doubtful

Check out BRIGALOW by R.S.Porteous

Waltzing Australia by Tim Borthwick.
This is a book from ABC Books.Have a look in our BUSH POETRY page for more details.
We can post this to a different address to yours and enclose a gift tag as this will make an ideal Gift.
Just let us know on the order form.

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Quilpie saw the Centenary celebrations in 2017 and don't forget to have a look at Roamin the Bulla in the town histories section.

COMING IN JUNE: The Outback Writers Festival  see www.outbackwritersfestival.com.au  There is also a short story competition associated with it and a book with the best short stories has been published. The Outback it is called. See our SHORT STORIES section.  See you in Winton for the 2025 festival.

WELCOME local Toowoomba author with her brand new book
The Drovers Daughter
Patsy Kemp called in to our shop today (Rhonda's Refits, 100 Taylor St, Toowoomba 4350)
and we now stock her great book The Drovers Daughter.

A new edition of

See Cattleman page

POPULAR ITEM: 25 Year Rainfall Register

25 Year rainfall register - stitched not glued. See Rainfall Register page. Also 100 year

Books for Young Australians include the Tom Kruse story, and Australia - Deluxe Colouring & Activity book

NEW CATEGORY: Movies from Australia. Only AUSTRALIAN FILMS on sale eg Smiley, Jedda

News from the Vision Splendid Film Festival in Winton : Locals Dave & Rainie Gillies (related to Jason Clarke, film actor born in Winton) with Australian actor Roy Billings at the Film Festival.

LOOK AT THIS BOOK: Thirty Years With Men by Harry Ding. He sold the Birdsville Mail to Tom Kruse ! See Outback Books

Had the pleasure of meeting with Nev 'Nocka' and Margaret Peoples. This couple has lived in western Queensland - working on Kidman properties and owning Mackunda Station in the Winton area. Nev has two books - Dingoes Howl in the Darkness, and Call of the Stormbird - both available from our Outback Books page. Retired to Longreach? Doesn't look like it by what I see of Book 3 taking shape on the work bench. See Outback Books page

Sunday 8th February 2015 saw Noel Lipp,
local Toowoomba author and historian, launch the book
detailing Steele Rudd's time in the Nobby area.
See Outback Characters page.

  JUST RECEIVED. 10 copies of John Henry - by Cameron Tully.
A true story of Frank Tully, his life, his times, his family in  the Quilpie district.

  We had the pleasure to meet author Kristen Weidenbach in Winton recently.
  Kristen has just released the book for children -
Tom the Outback Mailman.
Kristen also has the book
Mailman of the Birdsville Track - the story of Tom Kruse.

  We have received copies of the 2023 Bronze Swagman Book of Bush Verse.

The Nine Pillars of Cobb & Co See Outback Books page

See Carmel Rowley page - Daughters of the Wind series of outback novels.

GIFT VOUCHERS: We can post a gift voucher to the person you nominate - it can be for any amount. (Don't forget to add $1.50 for the postage.) Simply phone (07)46 3 789 33 with your VISA or MASTERCARD details, or send a cheque or Money Order and we will do the rest.

We are getting a fine collection of books, novels, DVD's, postcards, maps and books of bush verse  on this website. If you are the author of an authentic bush book, please feel free to contact us re selling in Toowoomba and on this website. Self published books a speciality.

Please book mark us as we are adding more real aussie books to our lists as we find them.

We accept PayPal, Direct Credit, cheque, or order by phone on 07 46 3 789 33 and use your card

Feel free to contact us  at  info@outbackbooks.info

If you can get into Rhonda's Refits, 100 Taylor Street in Toowoomba, Queensland you can save yourself postage/freight. You may like to phone /email ahead to have the books set aside

Many thanks
Jeff & Bente

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