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Western Downs Regional Council area


Western Downs Local Government Area has an active arts and cultural scene.

Arts and Culture

Current relevant plans and strategies.

Western Downs 2050 Community Plan |  Western Downs Cultural Plan  

Festivals and Events

Dalby Delicious and DeLIGHTful

Beef, Bells and Bottle Tree Festival

Chinchilla Melon Festival

Opera at Jimbour

Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races

Jandowae Timbertown Festival

Tara Bloomin' Creative Showcase

Moonie Yabbie Races

Art @ Kogan Festival

Jazz in the Garden

Arts and Cultural Assets


Chinchilla Cultural Centre

MyALL 107

Dogwood Crossing Miles

Dalby Civic Theatre at MyAll107

Chinchilla Cinema (Ironbark Theatre) at Chinchilla Cultural Centre

Bell Bunya Community Centre

Jandowae Community and Cultural Centre

Wandoan Community Cultural Centre


John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery

Chinchilla White Gums Art Gallery

Gallery 107@Dalby

Myall Park Botanic Garden Gallery

Bluebelles Art Gallery

Leichhardt Gallery - Wandoan Community Cultural Centre - 6 Henderson Road Wandoan Qld 4419

Museums and Heritage

Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum

Miles Historical Village Museum

Dalby Pioneer Park Museum

Chinchilla Historical Museum - 17-33 Villiers Street Chinchilla Qld 4413

Montys Garage Vintage Car Museum - Sybil Street Glenmorgan Qld 4423

Juandah Historical Site - 92 Windeyer Road Wandoan Qld 4419

Jimbour House - 86 Jimbour Station Road Jimbour Qld 4406

Hannaford Museum - 344 Hannaford Road Hannaford Qld 4406

Tara and District Historical Museum - 3 Milne Street Tara Qld 4421

Arts Queensland investment

We are proud to partner with Western Downs Regional Council to support a range of local arts and cultural initiatives through the Regional Arts Development Fund in addition to investments through our other funding programs.

View previous funding recipients.

Other Queensland Government investment 

The Queensland Government also provides funding for local arts and cultural activities through the following investment programs: