Darling Downs Skippycoin ICG

Darling Downs



Community, Business and Visitor Information Portal

Darling Downs Local Services

Darling Downs Articles

Articles Directory

Darling Downs Articles

Generally Visitors arrive from Search Services directly to the Darling Downs site Articles, Login to create your Ads, Articles and Events in any Australian Town or City.
Got something to say? A Great Strategy is to create your content here first and THEN like it to your Social Media Groups. Get it?
Darling Downs Members Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Darling Downs Photo Gallery

A Compilation of network Member Photos tagged in Darling Downs When you ad your Articles, Ads and Events you can Nominate your Photo to appear in a Gallery. Member Photo's will automatically Backlink to your Website or Social Media Services. Generally Visitors arrive from Search Services directly to the Photos and may click through to visit your Business or Community website. A Strategy to boost visitors to your website or service is to write Great Article and include your Photos in a Gallery
Darling Downs Singles and Dating

Singles and Dating

Darling Downs Singles and Dating

The Make a Heart service is being developed by the Australian Regional Network for Darling Downs Residents, you can also try our other Dating Services on this link for 18-25's and Seniors Dating 50+
Darling Downs Chat

Chat Rooms

Darling Downs Chat

Remember the days of the CB Radio? Not many do.. Old Style Chat Rooms accross your Town, State and Nationally.. A Free Service for Darling Downs and a Place to Meet

The darlingdowns.info Odd Spot

Interesting facts about Darling Downs

The Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia is situated on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range. It is a region that is rich in history and culture, as well as being home to a diverse range of flora and fauna.

Interesting Facts About Darling Downs:

1. Named after Governor Darling: The Darling Downs region was named after the then Governor of New South Wales, Sir Ralph Darling, who commissioned an expedition to explore the area in 1827.

2. Rich Agricultural Region: The Darling Downs is one of Australia's most productive agricultural regions, with its fertile soils producing crops such as wheat, sorghum, and cotton. It is also home to many cattle and sheep farms.

3. Home to Jondaryan Woolshed: The Jondaryan Woolshed, located in the Darling Downs, was once the largest shearing shed in the world. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction, showcasing the region's wool and pastoral history.

4. Hosts the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers: The city of Toowoomba hosts an annual carnival of flowers in September, attracting thousands of visitors from around Australia and the world. It features a parade, garden competitions, and floral displays.

5. Has a Rich Indigenous History: The Darling Downs region is home to many Indigenous peoples, including the Jagera, Giabal, and Jarowair people. Their culture and history can be explored at various heritage and cultural centers in the region.

6. Boasts Stunning National Parks: The Darling Downs is home to several national parks, including the Main Range National Park, home to the famous Cunningham's Gap, and Bald Rock National Park, which features a massive granite rock formation.

7. Has an Active Arts Scene: The region has a thriving arts and culture scene, with various galleries, festivals, and theaters showcasing the creative talent of the area.

8. Features the Cobb & Co Museum: The Cobb & Co Museum, located in Toowoomba, is a fascinating museum showcasing the history of stagecoach travel in Australia, with exhibits including restored stagecoaches and carriages.

9. Hosts the Australian Campdrafting Championships: The Australian Campdrafting Championships are held annually in Warwick, showcasing the skills of horse riders in a unique Australian sport.

10. Home to many charming towns: The Darling Downs is home to many charming towns, including Stanthorpe, known for its wineries and fruit orchards, and Goondiwindi, a popular stopover point for travelers heading to and from New South Wales.

Looking south west over the Darling Downs from Mount Kiangarow thanks to MS