The Annual Conference is the highlight of the QRRRWN calendar. Following a pause in 2020 QRRRWN board are excited to announce that, after great deliberation, the 2021 Annual Conference will be hosted in Dalby in the Western Downs region.
For more information please see our Media Release
The QRRRWN Annual Conference offers a unique opportunity for your organisation to highlight and promote your product and service offerings to a highly targeted and engaged audience.
Connect your business with this vital & engaged sector of our rural communities and change makers and showcase your services or offering to Queensland rural and regional communities.
The strength of our network ensures your investment continues to be valuable for many years to come.
QRRRWN members and their friends who attend our events are highly engaged and passionate about making a contribution and enhancing the resilience and future of their communities.
A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.
The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.
Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free, having paid the final instalment of its $60 million debt in March 2019.
Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent councils in Queensland.
Located in the heart of the resource rich Surat Basin, the region has a diversified energy portfolio with five pillars of energy generation: Coal, Gas, Ethanol, Wind and Solar cementing our reputation as the Energy Capital of Queensland.
Not just solar and sorghum the Western Downs is famous for its unique, large-scale events with Council hosting Opera at Jimbour and the Big Skies Festival, adding to the region’s five other major festivals.
Built on agriculture and thriving in the intensive agriculture, energy and manufacturing industries, Western Downs Regional Council is focused on making our region a great place to live, work, visit and invest.
At the heart of the Western Downs is our community, after all – it’s the people that make it.
The Dalby Events Centre is Dalby’s unapparelled fully self-contained Event Complex.
Located just a 3 minute drive from the centre of town, the Dalby Events Centre has recently undergone major refurbishments to bring Dalby to the forefront of venues & events in Queensland