Events for June 2017

By: Rachael Doherty


Take a look at what's happening around Australia in June 2017.

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QUEENSLAND

HUNGERFORD BIENNIAL FIELD DAY

Jun 3

Drive or fly your way into the tiny border town of Hungerford on the Paroo River for a field day where you can pick up anything from chickens to 4WD with excellent camping and amenities on site.

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RICHMOND FIELD DAYS

Jun 9-10

More than 100 regional exhibitors display livestock, agricultural supplies, fashion and homewares, with a sideshow alley, a Beef Dinner and Dance, a race day on Saturday and nighttime shows.

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NEW SOUTH WALES/ACT

HENRY LAWSON FESTIVAL OF ARTS

Jun 8-12

Enjoy art exhibits, short story and verse competitions as Grenfell honours the work of one its most famous citizens for the 60th year including a street procession, car show, live music

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THE MERIMBULA JAZZ FESTIVAL

Jun 9-12

Now in its 37th year, the festival includes a street parade, the popular Jazz Quest for the under 25s and a Jazz Party, with fantastic jazz performances across four days and six venues.

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VICTORIA

FALLS CREEK ICE PLUNGE

June 1

Celebrate winter’s arrival with Falls Creek locals in the Rocky Valley Dam plunge paying homage to the gods for a good snow season with prizes awarded to those plunging in fancy dress.

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STEAM RALLY ECHUCA

June 10-11

More than 550 moving exhibits parade twice daily tributing the Clydesdale and magnificent machines with wood chopping axemen, stalls, face painting, pony rides and animal farms.

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TASMANIA

CAMPBELL TOWN SHOW

Jun 2-3

A long-running favourite with sheep and wool judging, an animal nursery, dog trials, shearing and equestrian events, wood chopping, fashions, craft, ute competitions, food expos and stalls.

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BAY OF FIRES WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL

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Jun 9-12

The festival includes an array of exhibitions, workshops and events held from White Sands to St Helens, including the Bay of Fires Art Prize, an arts market and film arts.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA

CABARET FRINGE FESTIVAL

June 3-25

Adelaide’s winter cabaret season kicks off with city-wide variety, contortionist and comedy performances with a vaudeville twist.

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FAT TYRE FESTIVAL

June 9-12

Mountain bike riders come together for a relaxed, welcoming celebration where novices and enthusiasts get a chance to access trails normally not open to the public.

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

DENMARK FESTIVAL OF VOICE

Jun 2-4

Free community concerts and workshops celebrate vocal dexterity, with local, national and international artists performing a cappella and accompanied by choirs, ensembles and groups.

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MARGARET RIVER READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL

Jun 2-4

Take in this stunning region while enjoying engaging and inspiring author talks, panel discussions, aspiring author workshops, conversations and experiences.

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

BARUNGA FESTIVAL

Jun 9-11

Experience the ways of the Indigenous people in this remote region, with a sports program plus didgeridoo workshops, dance, arts and crafts demos, bush tucker tastings and spear throwing.

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THE ALICE SPRINGS BEANIE FESTIVAL

Jun 22-26

Choose from more than 4000 ‘beanies’ on display during a weekend of music, Beanie Olympics, textile workshops and kid crafts. With prize-winning beanies paraded opening night.

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