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Outback Road Conditions

Getting to Birdsville is all part of the journey! It's wise to keep up to date with outback road conditions in the lead up to the Big Red Bash. Plan your route, and have a few alternate routes up your sleeve in case your preferred route doesn't work out. Outback roads can often be closed after local rain, however they will usually re-open reasonable quickly as well. Evaluate all options, and work out extra travel times, and if you can, leave a few days spare in case you need to make detours.

Use this summary site to check relevant councils on your route:


Thanks to all of our sponsors who help us bring you this amazing event.

Presenting Partners

Major Sponsors

RedArc Track Trailer Australian Off Road Unsealed 4x4 The Birdsville Hotel

Official Vehicle Sponsor

Volkswagen Commercial


RV Daily Regional Express Telstra

Government and Council Supporters

Big Run Events, the organiser of the Big Red Bash is enormously grateful for the various forms of assistance provided to the event by Tourism and Events Queensland, the Outback Queensland Tourism Association, and Diamantina Shire Council.

Outback Queensland Tourism

Big Red Bash is a unique high profile outback event, which draws significant media coverage. If you are interested in Big Red Bash sponsorship opportunities, please contact us, and our sponsorship manager will respond to you.

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