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29 03, 2019

Jimbour House hosts cultural connoisseurs

2019-03-29T11:56:12+10:00March 29th, 2019|

Dalby Herald | 28th March 2019

JIMBOUR House was bought to life with the sound of music on Sunday, as Toowoomba-based singer Cassie Midgely and pianist Tonia Paroz wowed audiences with their musical prowess and abilities during On Stage Favourites.

The drawing room of the historic house was packed out with excited musical lovers who came for an afternoon of culture.

The original performer, Calista Walters, was forced to pull out of the performance just days prior because of illness, but was quick to replace her talents with fellow soprano Ms Midgley.

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20 03, 2019

Cocktails for a Cure

2019-03-20T07:26:50+10:00March 20th, 2019|

8th June 2019

Cocktails for Cure (CFAC) will host its first ever WINTER event at the beautiful historical Jimbour House on Saturday, 8th June 2019.

All funds raised will be donated to the Mater Foundation to fund research studies for a cancer that affects about 1400 women each year in Australia.

from 5PM | Dress code: Black tie | This is an 18+ event

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13 03, 2019

Opera at Jimbour – exclusive Loyalty Ticket Sale now open…

2019-03-21T19:17:54+10:00March 13th, 2019|

27th July 2019

Be delighted once again, as Queensland Music Festival together with Opera Queensland bring you the spectacular outdoor experience of Opera at Jimbour.

Located on the glorious grounds of Jimbour House in the Western Downs region of Queensland, Opera at Jimbour promises a full day of magnificent fun for the whole family. Stroll through the market stalls, pack a picnic or enjoy the food and wine on offer from the local region.

Register now for the chance to buy Exclusive Loyalty Tickets for only $28 (Includes Booking Fee).

Exclusive Loyalty Ticket Sale ends midnight Sunday 17 March.

In celebration of Queensland Music Festival’s 20th Anniversary, this year’s gala event will feature favourites carefully selected from iconic opera classics, performed by outstanding talent from Opera Queensland including internationally celebrated Australian tenor, Rosario La Spina.

Take in a full day of entertainment, watch the pre-show rehearsal, dance and sing along to your favourite classics. Don’t miss this opportunity to see and be a part of Opera at Jimbour.

Presented by Queensland Music Festival, Western Downs Regional Council, Opera Queensland and Russell Pastoral.

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4 03, 2019

Airs and graces of a true lady

2019-03-04T11:03:01+10:00March 4th, 2019|

Dalby Herald | 2nd March 2019

IN THE late 1870s it seemed life was at its best for Lady Bell.

The family had settled into the grand home at Jimbour and her children were doing well.

Her husband Joshua Peter had not long been knighted and was an established political figure in Queensland.

Little did she realise the changes and sadness that lay ahead.

As Margaret Miller D’Orsey, she was born in Clare, Ireland in 1841, the daughter of Dr D’Orsey who came to Australia several years later.

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16 11, 2018

Jimbour House Tours for Big Skies 2019

2019-03-09T17:25:15+10:00November 16th, 2018|

Due to popular demand, Jimbour House is once again opening its doors for Jimbour House Tours
exclusively for Big Skies 2019.

Discover a world of intrigue and splendor inside one of Australia’s most gracious working homesteads.

The tours  – of approximately one hour’s duration –  run from Sunday, 28 April 2019, to Sunday, 5 May 2019 inclusive (excluding Saturday, 4 May 2019).

There are four starting times across each date :

  • 9.30am
  • 11.00am
  • 1.30pm
  • 3.00pm

Please note, you must book in advance to secure your spot and preferential start time for the Jimbour House Tour.

Book Jimbour House tours online here

Any enquiries for Jimbour House Tours are to be directed to :

Paul Wilson  or mobile 0402 919 506

2 11, 2017

Exploring Jimbour House – Queensland Weekender

2017-11-02T10:20:53+10:00November 2nd, 2017|

Jimbour House lies about 20 minutes north of Dalby.

Back in its glory days, its holding stretched over 120,000 hectares and was home to 200 people and over 300,000 sheep. Today the property is a much more modest 4,500 hectares. It’s still a working station, with about 2000 head of cattle.

The main attraction at Jimbour is its grand homestead and gardens.

The gardens are open every day and visitors can explore them on the ‘Living History Walk’. All that’s needed is a gold coin donation and a brochure which visitors can pick up at the entrance. The walk is self-guided and explores the fascinating history of the station and the families that called it home.

Watch Queensland Weekender every Saturday afternoon at 5.30pm on Channel 7 Queensland. The program is repeated nationally on 7Two the following Saturday at 12.30pm and is available for a limited time on catch-up TV at Plus7. For more information and great stories about the ultimate way to spend a weekend in Queensland please visit

25 03, 2017

Day on the Plain Event at Jimbour

2019-03-25T07:41:14+10:00March 25th, 2017|

Saturday 4 May 2019

Are you ready to Rock?!

Enjoy a line-up of Australian music greats on the grounds of the iconic Jimbour Station. Join John Paul Young, Ross Wilson, Deni Hines, Pseudo Echo, Jon Stevens and thousands of other music fans for great tunes, an open air bar and tasty treats behind a one-of-a-kind colonial mansion.

Gates open from 12pm with our local supporting acts taking the stage from 12.30pm, followed by the legendary 2019 rock line-up.

Don’t miss the spectacular fireworks finale from 9.30pm. 

Children 12 and under are free. Please note: no concessions

Jimbour Ampitheatre | Jimbour House

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Day on the Plain Late Show

The party doesn’t end when the rockers leave the stage because we’re bringing the afterparty straight to the Jimbour Station Camp Kitchen, complete with a cash bar, DJ and late-night feast.

All are welcome!

25 03, 2017

Big Skies Camping at Jimbour

2019-03-25T07:45:19+10:00March 25th, 2017|

Complete your ultimate Big Skies experiences by camping out at the iconic Jimbour Station.

Campsites are set at 10x8m and can contain a vehicle and single caravan, campervan, motorhome or trailer with an awning OR two tents, a gazebo and a vehicle. Sites are unpowered and generators can be operated between 8am and 8pm.

Camping is available from one night to a full ten-day package, with the campsite opening from Friday 26 April 2019.

To book multiple sites or to secure sites together, tickets must be purchased in one transaction.

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Camp Bonfire

Wednesday 1, Thursday 2 and Friday 3 May 2019

Enjoy sitting around a crackling open fire and share stories, songs and bush poetry.

Meet some of our iconic characters and take in the beauty of Jimbour at night.

Camp Breakfast

Sunday 5 May 2019

  • Sunday 5th May
  • Tickets cost $25.00 per person.
  • Breakfast will commence at 7am, concluding at 8.30am

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25 03, 2017

Big Skies – Camp Oven Experience

2019-03-25T07:35:05+10:00March 25th, 2017|

Thursday 2 and Friday 3 May 2019

Watch the camp kitchen come alive for a memorable night of great food and good ol’ fashioned country hospitality like only we know how.

Experience a sumptuous two course menu from the best seat in the house: watching the sun set over the magnificent Jimbour Plains.

  • Tickets cost $25.00 per person, per night.
  • The experience will commence at 6pm on both days.
  • Thursday 2 and Friday 3 May.
  • Purchase one night or two.

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25 03, 2017

Cinema under the Stars

2019-03-25T07:53:28+10:00March 25th, 2017|

Wednesday 1 May 2019

BYO chairs, blankets and rugs and join us on the Jimbour runway to preview a new release movie.

Snuggle up for an evening of cinematic grandeur. Bring along your blankets, chairs and rugs to make for a cosy night at the movies under Jimbour’s spectacular night sky. The big stars aren’t just reserved for the screen.

Food will be available for purchase throughout the night with proceeds going to the Dalby PCYC.

Free Event

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