town in Queensland, Australia

Bedourie is a small town in the outback region of Queensland, Australia with a population of 122. The name Bedourie means dust storm.


Bedourie is located in the Channel Country of Central West Queensland, lying on Eyre Creek, located about 1,600 km west of the state capital, Brisbane, and 200 km north of Birdsville. Bedourie is also the administrative centre of the Diamantina Shire, which also comprises the towns of Birdsville and Betoota.

Get inEdit

By carEdit

Bedourie is halfway between Birdsville and Boulia on the Eyre Developmental Road and 700km away west of Brissie.

By planeEdit

Rex has flights to 1 Bedourie Airport (BEU IATA). from Birdsville, Boulia, Brisbane, Charleville, Mt. Isa, Quilpie, Toowoomba, and Windorah

Get aroundEdit

Most of the town can be reached by walking. But always take your car if you're leaving the town.


  • 1 Carcory Ruins (Carcory Homestead Ruin). a heritage-listed former homestead and now ruins on the Eyre Developmental Road.    
  • 2 Mud hut, 13 Herbert St. One of the first buildings in the area and was erected in the early 1880s with mud collected from Eyre Creek. The only other building this old in Bedourie is the royal hotel.
  • 3 Vaughan Johnson Lookout.



  • Bedourie Camp Oven. If you've heard of a Bedourie oven, which is an Aussie adaptation of the camp oven, the history of it is that drovers working on Bedourie Station, in western Queensland, found that the heavy cast iron camp ovens they used for cooking would often break as a result of falling from their pack horses and the Bedourie oven was developed in response to this problem.





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